Category Archives: Events

Reports back from SPJ Madison-sponsored events.

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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Gilman Halsted named Wisconsin Watchdog

Gilman Halsted, a retired Wisconsin Public Radio reporter who produced award-winning examinations of the state’s criminal justice system, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award. Over the course of two decades, Halsted became a familiar … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison sponsors ‘Time Stands Still’ theater outing

The Madison Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) invites local journalists to attend Bartell Theater’s “Time Stands Still” by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Donald Margulies. After two journalists return home after covering the Iraq War, they struggle … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison to raise money for David Maraniss Scholarship

MADISON — The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will raise money for the David Maraniss and Elliott Maraniss Scholarship at its annual holiday party and raffle in December. The group is now seeking prizes from media companies, … Continue reading

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SPJ delegates reject name change

NEW ORLEANS – Delegates to the Society of Professional Journalists’ annual convention last week voted against renaming the organization. By a vote of 57-44, delegates rejected a proposal to rename the 6,800-member group the “Society for Professional Journalism.” The proposal … Continue reading

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SPJ Madison hosts “After Deadline” Meet Up at Ale Asylum on June 21

Celebrate summer – and journalism – at the Society of Professional Journalists’ inaugural “After Deadline” event Tuesday, June 21, at Ale Asylum in Madison. The Madison SPJ chapter is hosting this gathering, to be held by SPJ chapters across the … Continue reading

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Reporting on Religion Conference

Our March 14, 2016 conference on reporting on religion was well attended and we would like to thank all who participated, in particular our headliner David Gregory. We would also like to thank our sponsors:The University of Wisconsin Lubar Institute … Continue reading

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