SPJ Louisville Pro chapter holds events often for members and non-members. We are continuing to work on scheduling fall events. We anticipate adding more events to this schedule, so check back for more information.
- September 4-6: SPJ National Conference, Excellence in Journalism, will be held in Nashville, Tennessee. This is the best networking opportunity available for journalists, and a great way to sharpen your skills in your field, and it's only a few hours away. Find out more at the conference web site: http://excellenceinjournalism.org/
- October 13, 7 p.m.: Join us to watch A Fragile Trust, a film that tells the shocking story of Jayson Blair, the most infamous serial plagiarist of our time. A discussion about the film and its implications will be held following the screening. The film will be shown at the University of Louisville's Floyd Theater. The event is free and open to the public.
The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry through the daily work of its nearly 10,000 members; works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press through its advocacy efforts.
SPJ has a group on Facebook which also has information about upcoming events.