"I realized that I have to be the change that I want to see in an organization..."
[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.
President Trump and the news media have something in common: low approval ratings. The latest Gallup poll has the presidents average approval rating at 40%, just below the news media’s 41%. At this weeks Excellence in Journalism News conference, EIJ News reporter Adam Hushin talked with attendees about what the news media needs to do to regain Americans trust.
September 10th, 2017 • 2017: Anaheim
‘Make journalism great again’: Rebecca Baker takes president post
New Society of Professional Journalists President Rebecca Baker told Society of Professional Journalist members that they are "stronger together."
September 5th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
SPJ President-Elect: What Can I Do For Students, Professionals, Journalism?
Since 2005, Dana Neuts has been a faithful Society of Professional Journalists member. A veteran of multiple EIJ/SPJ conferences, Neuts has networked with industry professionals and, arguably, the most important, asked, “what resources can I get from SPJ?” After being laid off from her corporate business job, along with the help of SPJ, Neuts was able to establish herself as a freelance writer in the Seattle-area.