Oct. 14 ACES event gives you a chance to win a free registration to national conference

American Copy Editors Society Education Fund President Merrill Perlman and ACES President Teresa Schmedding will be hosting an evening of editing, bonding and hilarity at Hilliard’s Taproom in Seattle on Oct. 14 from 6-9 p.m. “Come test your skills and meet other editors in the Seattle area. The grand prize will be a free registration to our […]

Headlines ‘n Deadlines is back! Join us Oct. 27 for the fall edition of our popular trivia event

Come join area journos and journo supporters as the SPJ Western Washington Pro Chapter kicks off its new year with the fall edition of Headlines ‘n Deadlines bar trivia at Hilliard’s in Ballard on Oct. 27. Come with a team of no more than six people or just arrive and we’ll place you on a team. Enjoy great $5 pints of the in-house […]

Introducing the new chapter board for 2015-2016

Summertime is winding down, and the SPJ Western WA pro chapter board is starting to ramp up for another activity-filled year. Most of the board is returning and we also added new members with the last election. We’ve got a strong team that is looking forward to serving the public and SPJ members with our […]

Next Press Club is Thursday Aug. 6 at Streamline Tavern

Join SPJ members and supporters at the Streamline Tavern in lower Queen Anne (174 Roy St.) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, for the Western Washington chapter’s monthly informal get together. We usually have the room in the pool table room reserved, so go past the bar and down the stairs to […]

Get your SPJ discount for AAJA Seattle Chef Showcase 2015 by Aug. 3

AAJA and SPJ members can now save on tickets for this foodie extravaganza through Aug. 3! Want to enjoy spectacular views of Seattle and nosh on delicious food for a good cause? Then join the Seattle chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA Seattle) on Aug. 10 at Columbia Tower Club. Have fun with fellow foodies, network […]

Whatcom/Skagit meetup July 22

Whatcom/Skagit Meetup July 22! The far-north SPJ’ers are taking the hint from the Seattle-based mixers and scheduling our own. Join us for a meetup in Bellingham at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22 at Boundary Bay (1107 RAILROAD AVE, BELLINGHAM, WA 98225). We’ll meet outside in the Beer Garden.  All are welcome; spread the word to Skagit and Whatcom journalists! — Peggy Watt […]

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Northwest Excellence in Journalism contest!

Congratulations to all the winners of the regional contest, honoring the best journalism in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska. See the full winners list at SPJ’s Region 10 blog.

Announcing the winner of our inaugural Passion Projects grant

By unanimous vote, our panel of photography judges would like to award the inaugural Society of Professional Journalists “Passion Project,” a visual journalism grant of $1,000, to Matt Mills McKnight for his continued coverage on Big Oil in the American West. In addition, a second place grant of $500 will be awarded to David Ryder […]

Four students awarded more than $10,000 in scholarships

The Western Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has awarded four scholarships to college students that total more than $10,000. The scholarship committee chose these four from a robust pool of 22 applicants from schools such as the University of Washington, Western Washington University and Pacific Lutheran University. These distributions are an increase […]

Congratulations to this year’s SPJ Gala Award winners!

The Western Washington SPJ Chapter is proud to announce this year’s Gala Award winners: Jean Enersen, Mike Baker, Sarah Stuteville, Crosscut.com, Genna Martin, Paige Cornwell and Kari Plog. These exemplary journalists are being recognized for their considerable contributions to the profession and to the public. They will be honored along with the winners of the […]