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March 31, 2017 - April 1, 2017 SPJ Local (Region 4)
SPJ Region 4 Conference

SPJ's Regional Conferences are day-long professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today's new media climate. Networking opportunities at the conferences allow participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in newsrooms. Enhance yourself and your journalism career by attending a Regional Conference in your area.

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March 31, 2017 - April 1, 2017 SPJ Local (Region 6)
SPJ Region 6 Conference

SPJ's Regional Conferences are day-long professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today's new media climate. Networking opportunities at the conferences allow participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in newsrooms. Enhance yourself and your journalism career by attending a Regional Conference in your area.

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April 1, 2017 SPJ Local (Region 12)
SPJ Region 12 Conference

SPJ's Regional Conferences are day-long professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today's new media climate. Networking opportunities at the conferences allow participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in newsrooms. Enhance yourself and your journalism career by attending a Regional Conference in your area.

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April 7, 2017 - April 8, 2017 SPJ Local (Region 1)
SPJ Region 1 Conference

SPJ's Regional Conferences are day-long professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today's new media climate. Networking opportunities at the conferences allow participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in newsrooms. Enhance yourself and your journalism career by attending a Regional Conference in your area.

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April 7, 2017 - April 8, 2017 SPJ Local (Region 2)
SPJ Region 2 Conference

SPJ's Regional Conferences are day-long professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today's new media climate. Networking opportunities at the conferences allow participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in newsrooms. Enhance yourself and your journalism career by attending a Regional Conference in your area.

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April 8, 2017 SPJ Local (Region 5)
SPJ Region 5 Conference

SPJ's Regional Conferences are day-long professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today's new media climate. Networking opportunities at the conferences allow participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in newsrooms. Enhance yourself and your journalism career by attending a Regional Conference in your area.

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April 19, 2017 SPJ National
Application Deadline: The EIJ News

The Society of Professional Journalists is seeking 10 interns for the EIJ News. Interns will cover the Excellence in Journalism conference using a variety of digital approaches (video, social, audio, photos, written stories) that will be published online. Collegiate multimedia journalists are invited to apply for these select positions.

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April 23, 2017 - April 28, 2017 SPJ National
SPJ Ethics Week 2017

Ethics Week is a time to recognize journalists who seek truth and report it, minimize harm, act independently, and are accountable and transparent. Be sure to read Code Words, the SPJ Ethics Committee blog, every day as committee members and SPJ volunteers explore everything from drone journalism to virtual reality. Watch for details on how you can talk ethics with members of the SPJ Ethics Committee during our Ethics Week Twitter chat, and brush up on your journalism ethics knowledge so you are ready for our Ethics Week Twitter contest and the chance to win SPJ prizes!

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April 28, 2017 SPJ Local (Region 11)
SPJ Region 11 Conference

SPJ's Regional Conferences are day-long professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today's new media climate. Networking opportunities at the conferences allow participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in newsrooms. Enhance yourself and your journalism career by attending a Regional Conference in your area.

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April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017 SPJ National
Ted Scripps Leadership Institute: Kansas City

The Ted Scripps Leadership Institute helps participants become better leaders by offering a mix of sessions focused on interpersonal and organizational leadership skills, as well as sound chapter management practices. Leaders can immerse themselves in everything SPJ, take an intuitive look at their own leadership style and make time for serious personal reflection, all while building new relationships with other SPJ leaders.

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May 5, 2017 - May 6, 2017 SPJ Local (Region 7)
SPJ Region 7 Conference

SPJ's Regional Conferences are day-long professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today's new media climate. Networking opportunities at the conferences allow participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in newsrooms. Enhance yourself and your journalism career by attending a Regional Conference in your area.

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May 6, 2017 SPJ Local (Region 10)
SPJ Region 10 Conference

SPJ's Regional Conferences are day-long professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today's new media climate. Networking opportunities at the conferences allow participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in newsrooms. Enhance yourself and your journalism career by attending a Regional Conference in your area.

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June 5, 2017 SPJ National
Application Deadline: Columbia Journalism School Student Fellowships

The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is providing SPJ with scholarship funds for five SPJ student members from any school to attend the Excellence in Journalism conference.

The intent is to provide future journalists the ability to attend major national events so they can network with fellow students, professionals and employers; receive training by participating in conference workshops, panels and speaking events; and learn about trends in journalism that will better prepare them for good careers.

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June 5, 2017 SPJ National
Application Deadline: Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership Program

SPJ works to promote a broader voice for diverse journalists in newsrooms across the country, and to expand the depth and quality of news reporting through better sourcing.

Diversity efforts are just as important within the SPJ membership as they are in newsrooms and in reporting. Strengthening SPJ's diversity membership representation is important to the organization's health and future. The Dori Maynard Diversity Leadership Program is an opportunity for members to become more acquainted with SPJ through exposure to the Society. This educational process begins at the national conference and includes a complimentary conference registration and paid travel to the event. Each year, SPJ selects six members to participate in the program and they are referred to as SPJ Diversity Leadership Fellows.

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June 5, 2017 SPJ National
Application Deadline: Terry Harper Memorial Scholarship

SPJ will award scholarships to the Excellence in Journalism conference in memory of Terry Harper, SPJ's executive director from 2002 to 2009.

Terry passed away on June 2, 2009 after a two-year battle with brain cancer. At the young age of 45, he left behind a loving wife, two teenage sons and an SPJ family that loved and respected him.

As executive director, one of Terry's highest priorities was the development of high-caliber training opportunities for SPJ members. In honor of Terry's lasting efforts to improve SPJ and the entire journalism community, the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation set up a memorial fund following his death. With a generous outpouring of support, the Society can now proudly provide scholarships to SPJ members to attend its annual convention.

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September 7, 2017 - September 9, 2017 SPJ National
Excellence in Journalism 2017

EIJ is headed back to California! Circle your calendars today and join us in September for the journalism conference of the year.

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