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 […]

Here’s who’s emceeing the 2015 SPJ Awards Gala

KIRO Radio’s Colleen O’Brien and KIRO 7′s Morgan Palmer. We’re so thrilled they can join us to recognize the best journalism in the Northwest at the 2015 SPJ Awards Gala June 13! Got your tickets yet? Buy them today! COLLEEN O’BRIEN Colleen is the morning anchor/host alongside Dave Ross of Seattle’s Morning News KIRO 97.3 […]

Get your tickets to the 2015 SPJ Awards Gala June 13!

Tickets for the 2015 SPJ Awards Gala are now on sale! This year’s banquet honoring the best of our region’s journalism kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. Don’t miss it — this is a blast every year and 2015 will be no different. We’ll announce the winners of […]

What can you bid on in our silent auction June 13?

By board member Andrea Brown This silent auction is too good to keep silent. Up for grabs: A Hawaiian cooking demonstration and feast for 10 people. An Archie McPhee reporter and photographer action figure set. Wine. Beer. Books. Art. Photo prints. Getaways. Tickets to shows and museums. Gift certificates galore. These are examples of the […]

Want to join the SPJWash board? Apply by May 1!

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? Come work with us! The board has the following positions available: Treasurer — Officer; responsible for chapter finances; acts as […]

Join us for a north-end meetup April 30!

Our Seattle-based monthly mixer has been a blast, but our members come from all throughout Western Washington. So, we’re bringing the mixer to you. Join us for our new north-end meetup, 7 p.m. April 30 at AFK Tavern in Everett! Play free console games with fellow journalists and choose from more than 100 video game-themed […]