Get Involved + Schedule

Ohio University’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists offers opportunities ranging from video and audio editing tutorials to networking with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and other industry professionals.

To get involved, you can attend any one of our weekly meeting every Tuesday at 6 p.m. in Scripps 111, become part of our e-mail list and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Contact:

E-mail: ohiouspj@gmail.com

Twitter: @OUSPJ

Facebook: Ohio University SPJ

SPJ Weekly Meetings:

Meet us in Schoonover 145 at 5 p.m. every Tuesday unless otherwise noted. These meetings may change as the semester goes on — keep checking back!

Spring Semester 2017

Jan. 10 — Mark of Excellence Submission Workshop

Jan. 24 — Resume design workshop

Feb. 3 — Movie social in Baker Center

Feb. 7 — Cody Stavenhagen (of The Tulsa World)

Feb. 14 — Reporting on Religion with Elisa di Benedetto (of the International Association of Religion Journalists)

Feb. 15 — “Escape of Jane” (Morton 201 at 7:30 p.m.)

Feb. 23 — Ethically reporting on suicide (Workshop with Nerissa Young and Ohio MHAS)

Feb. 28 — Jessica Contrera (of The Washington Post)

March 1 — Coley Harvey (of ESPN)

March 14 — Lynn Walsh (president of SPJ)

March 16 — Happy Freedom of Information Day! Help us celebrate James Madison’s birthday with cake in the Schoonover lobby.

March 20 — Buffalo Wild Wings fundraiser! Join us from 5 to 7 p.m.

March 21 — Class scheduling workshop

March 28 – 29 — Schuneman Symposium

April 4 — First Amendment Free Food Festival

April 5 – 6 — Region 4 Conference

April 10 — Mock press conference with Scripps PRSSA

April 11 — 2017-2018 executive board elections

April 18 — Grammar Smackdown (with a cash prize — your team could win up to $100!)

Fall Semester 2016

Aug. 23 — Introductory meeting

Aug. 30 — JOUrnalism 101: How to join SPJ and campus media

Sept. 6 — Resume critique session

Sept. 13 — David Handschuh; Freshman liaison applications go out

Sept. 18 – 20 — Excellence in Journalism conference

Sept. 20 — Marty Baron accepts Carr Van Anda

Sept. 22 — New member inductions; Freshman liaison applications due

Sept. 29 — Freedom Sings (email ohiouspj@gmail.com for tickets!)

Oct. 4 — Aram Roston (of BuzzFeed), Farfel Prize winner

Oct. 11 — Scripps Day — No meeting!

Oct. 19 — Charlie Savage (of the New York Times)

Oct. 25 — How to build a website (and your brand)

Nov. 1 — Phil Watson (of FanSided)

Nov. 8 — Election night — Go vote!

Nov. 15 — Matt Markey (of The Toledo Blade) at 5 p.m.; Russell Contreras (of The Associated Press) at 7 p.m.

Nov. 29 — Internship workshop

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