[Please note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that Haisten Willis received 371 votes in the race for At-Large Director. This has been corrected to the actual total of 171 votes. The EIJ News regrets the error.] Today was election day for the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) in San Antonio, TX.
Convergence was once a new concept in journalism. Now, everything is being done together. It’s not uncommon for a print reporter to shoot video, a radio reporter to take photos or a television photographer to go on there air. Maria Mendoza, a multimedia storyteller and social media producer, works on getting experience in all areas of journalism.
September 6, 2019 San Antonio Fellows who volunteer for EIJ News, the student newsroom at the Excellence in Journalism Convention, work long hours and on tight deadlines. The fellows received a visit today from Maria Elena Salinas, one of the best-known anchors in Spanish-language broadcasting, who is now a contributor to CBS News.
EIJ19_careerfair September 5, 2019 EIJ19 opened this morning with a line of people flowing out the door of the Texas Ballroom to register or pick up credentials for the Excellence in Journalism Convention (EIJ19) . Inside the Ballroom, the career fair was in full swing as representatives from news and media organizations around the US talked to prospective interns and employees.