SPJ member perk: Get 50% off tix to AAJA’s Chef’s Showcase benefit Aug. 4

Our friends at the Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association are putting on a benefit Chef’s Showcase atop the Columbia Tower August 4 and extending their member discount to members of SPJ! This sounds like a fun summer event, and a great chance to catch up and mingle with fellow area journalists. Your […]

Want to join the SPJWash board?

The Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington Pro Chapter is looking for qualified board members and officers. Want to help make a difference in your journalism community? Have some ideas about cool events and programming? We want to work with you! The board has the following positions available: Treasurer — Officer; responsible for chapter finances; […]

Congratulations to the 2014 SPJ Gala Award Winners

The Western Washington SPJ Chapter is pleased to announce our 2014 Gala Award winners: Dan Lewis, Danny Westneat, Mark Mulligan, Taylor Soper, Rikki King and Stephanie Schendel. June Anderson Almquist Lifetime Achievement Award: After 27 years, Dan Lewis will be stepping down as KOMO 4′s news anchor. Lewis is one of the most recognizable media figures in Seattle and has accomplished […]

Emcees for SPJ gala: David Horsey and Lori Matsukawa

You’ll see two familiar faces emceeing the May 17 SPJ Awards Gala : Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Horsey, and KING 5 co-anchor Lori Matsukawa. Horsey’s cartoons and columns are syndicated by Tribune Media Services to more than 200 newspapers, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Houston Chronicle and the Boston Globe. He won the Pulitzer for editorial cartooning […]

Support students by donating to SPJ Gala Auction

We are excited to announce that the SPJ Western Washington Chapter will be offering more money to student journalists! One of the ways we raise money for our student scholarships is through the silent auction at the Gala. Please take a moment to fill out the form below!

Get your tickets! SPJ Awards Gala is May 17

It’s that time of year again. Time to get dolled up and dine out with your fellow journalists for the 2014 SPJ Awards Gala and Auction May 17! This year’s party will be back at downtown Seattle’s Renaissance Hotel and kick off at 5:30 p.m. We’ll honor the winners of the Northwest Excellence in Journalism […]

SPJ speed date: Students follow tour of KUOW with fast career advice from 7 pro mentors

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Writing Fast And Well

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Event: Writing Fast and Well

What? Writing Fast and Well, a writing workshop with AP editor Chris Grygiel When? Monday, February 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Where? The Seattle Times Company: 1000 Denny Way, Seattle, WA 98109 Who? Presented by the SPJ Western Washington Pro Chapter How much? FREE for SPJ members, $10 for non-members Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writing-fast-and-well-tickets-10637536157 Think about the last […]

Best story ever? Looking back on Seattle’s Super Bowl coverage

BY MARINA TAYLOR 12s. 12s everywhere. A single 12 flying proudly atop the brightly illuminated Space Needle, 12s flapping from car windows in the cold Seattle wind, giant shining 12s spanning entire faces of skyscrapers, and even a special 12th Man Boeing 747 flying in a 12-shaped flight pattern. More than 700,000 12s came to […]