Posts by SPJ Norcal

SPJ NorCal Condemns Killing, Targeting of Journalists Reporting on Gaza Conflict

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists joins in condemning the killing of at least 85 journalists and media workers since Oct. 7. We call on the United States, the United Nations and its members, and other international judicial bodies to guarantee the safety of…


SPJ Approved Minutes

The approved minutes for the meetings by the Society of Professional Journalists Northern California Chapter can be found here. For minutes prior to 2021, contact


SPJ NorCal FOI Member Wins Award

Our own Pamela MacLean has won the Western Magazine Publishers Association’s “Maggie Award” for best 2012 news story in a trade publication. She was recognized for her story in California Lawyer Magazine about Stockton, Calif.’s bankruptcy “Sleepless in Stockton.” Congratulations Pam!    


SPJ NorCal To Honor Sunshine, First Amendment Champions

The Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California chapter (SPJ NorCal), will honor champions of open government and the First Amendment at the organization’s 28th annual James Madison Awards banquet on Tuesday, March 12. (Get tickets for the banquet at Eventbrite: Independent reporter Seth Rosenfeld receives this year’s Norwin S. Yoffie Career Achievement Award for his freedom of information…


Time To Celebrate: EIJ Awards Dinner on Nov. 13

The Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists invites you to join us for our Excellence in Journalism Awards Dinner on Nov. 13. Location: The City Club of San Francisco, 155 Sansome Street, San Francisco Time: No-Host Cocktails starts at 6 p.m.; Dinner at 7 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets by Oct. 31 for…