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Free Press Museum celebration

“College and High School Journalism Today” was the topic of the annual celebration of local journalism held Thursday, Sept. 8 at the program at Main Street Free Press Museum in Fredericktown, Ohio. The Central Ohio Society of Professional Journalists sponsors the

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Cbus hosts 2016 SPJ Awards fete

  Nearly 100 of Ohio’s top journalists attended the 2016 SPJ Awards/Ohio’s Best Journalism luncheon Saturday, Aug. 27 at The Boat House restaurant in Columbus. The Ohio’s Best Journalism contest is staged annually by the state’s three Society of Professional

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Ohio SPJ Awards reception Aug. 27

Come celebrate winners in the Ohio’s Best Journalism contest with the Society of Professional Journalists chapters of Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus. The 2016 Ohio SPJ Awards celebration will take place in Columbus at noon, Saturday, Aug. 27, at The Boat House

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In memory of John F. Wolfe, former Dispatch publisher

John F. Wolfe, the former publisher, of The Dispatch passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at the James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He was 72. Wolfe, was the last family member to serve as publsher

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Please Join Us! SPJ After Deadline Happy Hour Tues., June 21, 5-8 p.m.


Come hang out with your fellow journalists for a relaxed evening of fun and networking while enjoying the incredible views of downtown Columbus from the patio of the Boat House at Confluence Park. SPJ chapters across the country are hosting

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SPJ celebrates local journalism at 67th annual Founders’ Day

A celebration of local journalistic talent was staged Wednesday evening, April 20, by the Central Ohio Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. At the chapter’s 67th annual Founders’ Day, members and guests celebrated the program year just completed, recognized the top work by local journalists

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Join us for Founders Day Wednesday, April 20

Please join your colleagues and peers from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2016, to celebrate the conclusion of the Central Ohio Society of Professional Journalists’ 2015-16 year and the launch our 2016-17 year. Chapter award winners will be recognized

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Reminder! Deadline for Ohio’s Best Journalism 2016 contest is March 28

Reminder! The deadline for entries is March 28 at 5 p.m. for Ohio’s Best Journalism 2016 contest. The contest honors the best of Ohio’s print, broadcasting, digital media, freelance, trade and college Journalism. This year’s contest is updated to include

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SPJ’s Region 4 & 5 Conference: Cincinnati, April 1-2

Please Join Us! April 1 at 12 p.m. – April 2, 2016 at 6 p.m. Reconnect with colleagues, and attend cutting-edge panel discussions that cover a variety of topics — from the latest technology and tools for journalists to diversity,

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Attention Freelance Journalists!

Interested in gaining recognition for your freelance work? The 2016 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists competition now has new entry categories specifically for freelancers. For the first time, freelance journalists whose work is published outside Ohio can compete, as long

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