SPJ Leaders Get “44 Hours” To Re-tool, Train for Future


INDIANAPOLIS–  The 14th Scripps Leadership Institute is now underway on the Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI) campus here in Indiana’s Capital City.

The Scripps Howard Foundation sponsors this weekend, which brings 40+ chapter leaders from Society of Professional Journalist units around the country.

This year’s group represnts campuses and communities from as far away as Alaska and as close by as IUPUI.

One of the highlights of the weekend will be the “State of the Society” address to be given this evening by SPJ President Hagit Limor.

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Author: George Daniels

George L. Daniels is an associate professor of journalism at the University of Alabama. After spending eight years in the local television newsroom working as a producer at stations in Richmond, Virginia; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Atlanta, Georgia, Daniels moved from the newsroom to the classroom. He’s conducted research on diversity issues in the media workplace and change in the television newsroom as well as media convergence. Before going to work in television news, Daniels worked briefly as a freelance writer for The Richmond Free Press in his hometown of Richmond, Va.

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