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SPJ Western Washington and SPJ Oregon are pleased to announce the winners of the SPJ Region 10 awards, the Northwest Excellence in Journalism competition. Judges narrowed roughly 1,300 entries down to 250 winners, recognizing reporters, photographers, designers editors and more throughout the region, which includes Washington...

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...

WRITING, PHOTOGRAPHY AND DESIGN (SMALL) Best Photo Portfolio Winner Chinook Observer Photo Portfolio 2018 Luke Whittaker Comprehensive Coverage Winner Malheur Enterprise Hidden Children - A series Les Zaitz Runner up Rural Housing Coastal Pride Emily Green Crime and Justice Reporting Winner YES! Magazine Two-Thirds of Americans Live in the 'Constitution-Free Zone' Lornet Turnbull Runner up Ashland Tidings (formerly Ashland Daily Tidings) Underpaid police recruit now unemployed Caitlin...