SPJ NORCAL SEEKS JOURNALIST FOR SUNSHINE ORDINANCE TASK FORCE

The Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter, is searching for a journalist for a voting seat on San Francisco’s open-government watchdog commission, the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force.  SPJ gained the nominating authority for this seat from New America Media (NAM) (which closed in 2017), a precursor to Ethnic Media Services (EMS).  This member will serve…

 

SPJ NORCAL HONORS TRANSPARENCY CHAMPIONS IN JAMES MADISON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AWARDS

SPJ NorCal Honors First Amendment Champions with James Madison Freedom of Information Awards With its 38th annual James Madison Freedom of Information Awards, the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recognizes people and organizations whose work advances transparency, freedom of information and the public’s right to know. SPJ NorCal’s Freedom of Information…

 

SPJ NorCal Honors 2022 Excellence in Journalism Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 CONTACT: Ben Trefny (415) 290-2421, Ida Mojadad (714) 747-2440, Ramona Giwargis (408) 206-5327, or spjnorcal@gmail.com SAN FRANCISCO — For the upcoming 37th annual Excellence in Journalism Awards, the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California chapter, honors Michael Barba as Journalist of the Year for his work at The…

 

CALL FOR JAMES MADISON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AWARDS NOMINATIONS FOR 2022 ACHIEVEMENTS

38th Annual Awards now accepting nominations of 2022 achievements!  NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE:  Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 11:59 p.m., Pacific time. To include material from December, only work from December may be submitted until January 7, 2023, at 11:59 p.m., Pacific time.  We are accepting nominations for the James Madison Awards, recognizing the people and…

 

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 spjnorcal@gmail.com.