SPJ-NorCal 2020 Census Reporting Seminar: Video and Recap

SPJ Norcal held a Census 2020 reporting seminar on Oct. 29, 2019. It was led by data expert Tyson Weister from the U.S. Census Bureau. And was co-hosted by SPJ NorCal, El Tecolote, and Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Find a video recap of the seminar here:     Tyson Weister is an expert…

 

2019 EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AWARD WINNERS

SPJ NORCAL HONORS 2019 EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AWARD WINNERS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, OCT. 29, 2019 CONTACT: Ben Trefny (415) 290-2421 or Lila LaHood (415) 846-5346 SAN FRANCISCO — The Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter, honors Joe Eskenazi of Mission Local as Journalist of the Year for the 34th Annual Excellence in Journalism…

 

SPJ NORCAL SEEKS CANDIDATES FOR SAN FRANCISCO SUNSHINE WATCHDOG PANEL

The Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter, seeks attorney candidates for a voting seat on San Francisco’s open-government watchdog commission, the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force. The position is one of two whose holders are nominated by SPJ NorCal (the other is for a journalist). It was most recently held by attorney Matt Cate.  Interested?…

 

Regarding the Senate and Assembly passage of AB5: Worker status for employees and independent contractors

We appreciate the very hard work that took place to craft AB5. As representatives of the Society of Professional Journalists Northern California chapter, we have a vested interest in how this legislation will affect our industry. Over the past few months, as we watched AB5 mature into its final form, we spoke with dozens of…

 

2019 Excellence in Journalism Awards Contest

NEW DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. PT on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 — Aug. 29, 2019 Contact: Lila LaHood (415) 846-5346 or Liz Enochs (415) 323-0220 Know a journalist who has done brilliant work over the past year? Someone who does whatever it takes to get the story, photo or video? Whose dedication to…