Category Archives: Chapter Affairs

News about and from the SPJ Madison chapter.

Celebrate Sunshine Week at Madison’s Newest Newsroom

Madison area journalists and journalism students are invited to the NBC15 studios  on Thursday, March 16, 2017, to celebrate Sunshine Week. March 16th is the 266th birthday of James Madison, fourth president and author of the First Amendment, which includes … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison announces Freedom Ring high school publication contest

Students invited to submit writing, video and cartoon pieces on the meaning of the First Amendment MADISON, WIS — With personal freedoms being assaulted and abridged around the world, the Madison Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is sponsoring a … Continue reading

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SPJ bestows honor on local chapter president

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lauren Fuhrmann, SPJ Madison Pro chapter vice president lfuhrmann@wisconsinwatch.org   MADISON, July 30, 2014 — SPJ Madison Pro chapter president Mark Pitsch has received the 2014 Howard S. Dubin Outstanding Pro Member Award from the Society … Continue reading

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Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award nominations sought

Nominations are being sought for the 2014 Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award, presented annually to recognize an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin.

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Madison chapter elects officers

The Madison pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on Monday re-elected its chapter officers. Officers are Mark Pitsch of the Wisconsin State Journal, president; Joe Radske of WKOW, vice president; and Rebecca Wasieleski of Cygnus Business Media, secretary-treasurer. … Continue reading

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SPJ sets officer elections

The Madison pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has adopted bylaws that codify officer elections will take place during the April business meeting. That will be April 2 this year. Nominations are accepted from the floor, but in … Continue reading

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SPJ approves new bylaws

The Madison pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists approved new bylaws at its meeting Monday night. The update clarifies the role of officers, provides for succession of officers in the event of a resignation, and makes clear voting … Continue reading

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