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Author: Caley Cook

Register NOW for SPJ's Northwest Regional Conference in Tacoma on Saturday March 31.  After Thursday, March 15, the conference's discounted registration expires. SPJ members can attend a pre-conference, members-only reception on Friday, March 30. For more details and conference registration, visit here: http://blogs.spjnetwork.org/region10/?page_id=468...

-- by board member Sharon Salyer [caption id="attachment_1504" align="alignright" width="216" caption="(Photo by niclas, CC)"][/caption] Area students, this one's for you: The Western Washington Chapter of SPJ is awarding two scholarships for $2,000 to undergraduate students majoring in journalism or communications at two-year or four-year colleges in the state...

-- by board member Randal Beam [caption id="attachment_1485" align="alignright" width="187" caption="Pete Jackson"][/caption] For Pete Jackson, the story he wanted to tell was about fear.  The fear that a Seattle cartoonist was experiencing after being declared a target for execution in a fatwa.  And the fear – or...

-- by board member Melissa Dahl [caption id="attachment_1449" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Travis Hay"][/caption] Editor and producer Travis Hay won Best New Site in SPJ’s Excellence in Journalism regional contest last year for his Seattle-area music news website, Guerilla Candy. As an independent journalist, Hay was particularly excited to...