Meet our 2017-18 Board members

Hello everyone! We are excited to announce our board members for the 2017-18 academic year. We are still looking for a Vice President to fill the position for the Winter and Spring Quarters. An ideal VP is someone with a strong commitment to ethical journalism, a passion for storytelling and connecting with the community. We […]

Women in Multimedia: A panel discussion re-cap

The Association of Women in Communication (AWC) and SPJ teamed up to host our Women in Multimedia panel last week. We spoke with four talented female journalists about being women in journalism, making our voices heard, diversity, and changes in the media landscape as journalism gets increasingly digital. Our panelists were Corinne Chin and Lauren […]

Speed networking!

Disclaimer: I [the president] am very much aware of how this is mostly just a group of white dudes (-2.5) as mentors, but I assure you I reached out to many others. It just so happened that these mentors were the ones who could fit it into their schedules. I’m sorry it didn’t turn out […]

Women in Multimedia

Join us and the Association of Women in Communications for a panel discussion on women in multimedia. Our panelists will discuss ethics, diversity, making your voice heard, and changes in the media landscape. They will also share advice for student journalists and communications professionals. When: Wednesday, May 24 at 5p.m. Where: The Communications building (CMU) in […]

Recap: Immigration Panel

By Tim Gruver and Kelsey Hamlin We hosted an immigration panel last week featuring professionals working to protect the rights of (un)documented immigrants. Together, we broke down what journalists can improve on when it comes to marginalized voices. The speakers featured Wendi Lindquist, Development and Communications Officer for the Refugee Women’s Alliance; Joaquin Uy, Ethnic […]

Immigration Panel

Join SPJ UW for a refreshing and insightful conversation about immigration in our upcoming panel discussion, created by chapter officer Julia Grace-Sanders. The event will take place this Thursday, May 18, in CMU 126 at 2 o’clock with an impressive roundup of professionals working in immigration, who will offer up their insights on how to best cover […]

SPJ UW Officer Elections!

Officer positions are up for 2017-2018 SPJ UW, with elections will be June 3, at Sureshot Espresso (on the Ave), 1 p.m.! If you’re interested in running for a position, make sure you are or will become a registered SPJ member before the election, and prepare a statement explaining why you deserve the position. Your speeches […]