SPJ Regional Conference

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) is holding their Region 4 Annual Conference, "Make Room: Diversifying our Coverage, Skills and Community," at Cleveland State University. 

The conference will feature various panels from prominent journalists about broadening both skills and knowledge with a focus on diversity in the newsroom and in media coverage. Examples of panel topics include “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Female Editors Share their Stories,” “Navigating the Newsroom: How to Make Your Voice Heard” and “First Amendment Rights for Students.”

The Cleveland State University SPJ is partnering with the Cleveland SPJ Pro Chapter to host the conference. Visit the conference website for additional information on panels.

The conference begins on Friday night at 7 p.m. with trivia and networking at the historic City Club of Cleveland. The event reconvenes at 8 a.m. on Saturday in the CSU Glasscock Ballroom. The day will consist of breakout panel discussions, keynote speakers and the announcement of the Mark of Excellence Awards, which honors the best in student journalism.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 8:00am to 5:00pm

Student Center, Glasscock Ballroom (311)
2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214

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College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

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Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public, Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students

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Arts and Humanities, Diversity and Inclusion, Awards







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