Early Bird Deadline ends tonight at midnight–Final Deadline Jan. 23


Although the early bird deadline flies away at midnight Jan. 8, there’s still time to enter one of the lowest cost journalism contests around!

Enter by Jan. 23 and pay $45 for a chance to win accolades for your work.

 Our contest still includes English-and Spanish-language entries

Start your year by entering your great work in our First Amendment Awards Contest.

Click here for contest requirements and submission form.





SPJ National President to visit SPJ Fort Worth Pro–Join Us!


Join us Friday October 13 at the LaRocques’ home–1301 Sylvan Court, Arlington, Texas.  Bring a dish from the selected list, or pay $10 for a wonderful time to network with our new president and other members. Please contact Kay Pirtle for the food list at pirtlemk@yahoo.com 

Rebecca Baker is currently the Deputy Head of News at New York Daily News. Before joining the Daily she worked as Deputy Editor in Chief with the New York Law Journal. She has more than 20 years of experience in the news business. 

She has big goals as president of SPJ. At the Excellence in Journalism conference this year in Anaheim, she told the members of SPJ that she’ll continue the organization’s mission  “We’re going keep doing what we do well, promoting ethics, championing diversity, fighting for opening records and documents, offering skills and leadership training and being one of the premiere networking groups  for journalists.”

See you there!