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The SPJ Western Washington Professional Chapter announces the recipients of its annual scholarship awards: Suhani Dalal, a University of Washington journalism and environmental science student, was selected to receive a $5,000 scholarship for academic year 2020-2021. Dalal in her scholarship letter demonstrated a commitment to reporting...

The Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington and Northwest Journalists of Color are pleased to announce the 2020 Passion Project visual journalism grant winners.  Judges Bethany Mollenkof, independent filmmaker and photographer in Los Angeles, California, Shweta Gulati, National Geographic mobile storytelling producer in Washington, D.C., and...

The Western Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists awards annual scholarships and grants to journalism students from Bellingham to Vancouver. The deadline for all scholarship and grant applications is extended to June 19. All materials should be emailed as attachments to spjwascholarships@gmail.com with...

The 2020 Passion Projects photojournalism grant applications are now open for submission UPDATE: Deadline extended to 11:59 p.m., Sunday, April 19. 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.  Washington state photojournalists...

The Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington Professional Chapter today submitted testimony opposing House Bill 1888, which would exempt key information about public employees from public disclosure. Below is our testimony. ~~~ Good afternoon, Before you this week is a decision with significant consequences for public disclosure, one...

The Society of Professional Journalists Western Washington Professional Chapter Monday morning alerted Central Washington University of our deep concerns with the university's practice of screening interview questions before granting faculty access to student journalists. The Observer reported on Nov. 6 that administrators "have been increasingly requiring...