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Passion Projects

DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on July 9 The Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington Pro Chapter and Northwest Journalists of Color are opening up applications for this year’s Passion Projects grants.  Visual journalists in Washington state with a strong story idea are encouraged to apply for $2,000 and...

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Join the Society of Professional Journalists - Western Washington chapter for our annual end-of-season bash as we honor the region's top journalists with awards, scholarships, and grants on Monday, July 1st at 6 p.m. at Optimism Brewing in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood. Each ticket comes with...

Documentary photographers - we've got some opportunities for you! The annual SPJ Western Washington Passion Projects award is now open. Washington state photojournalists with a strong story idea and top-notch portfolio are encouraged to compete for awards of $2,000 and $1,000. This year we’re also offering...