Posts by Liza

2014 SPJ-NorCal James Madison Freedom of Information Award – Winners!

Retired San Francisco Chronicle editor Peter Sussman, known for his tireless pursuit of an end to restrictions on media access to prisoners, his support of the inmate journalists’ rights, and for his many other contributions to journalism, has been named winner of the Norwin S. Yoffie Award for Career Achievement by the Northern California chapter…

 

Call for Nominations: 2014 James Madison FOI Awards

Deadline Extended: Jan 17 – We had some technical issues on our end, which means you get an extra week! Pls submit your nominations by Friday, Jan 17 (midnight PT). Know an individual or organization who has made a significant contribution to advancing freedom of information in 2013? They don’t even have to be a…

 

Contest Deadline Extended to August 23, 2013

Yes, we know. You need more time. So we’re giving it to you. You now have until August 23, 2013 to submit your stories to our annual Excellence in Journalism competition. Good luck!

 

Call for Nominations: 28th Annual SPJ Northern California Excellence in Journalism Awards

Deadline: August 16, 2013  August 23, 2013 Got questions? Email us at: spjnorcal@gmail.com (but don’t wait ’til the last minute — we’ll answer as promptly as possible, but if everyone emails at 4pm on Friday, we might not be able to get you your answer in time!) Know a deserving journalist who’s performed brilliant work over the…

 

Looking for Journo & Attorney to Serve on SF’s Sunshine Ordinance Task Force

San Francisco’s Sunshine Ordinance Task Force has vacancies for an attorney and a journalist, both of whom must be nominated by the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter. Interested? Please email us with a resume & explanation of interest: spjnorcal [at] gmail.com About the SOTF The Sunshine Ordinance Task Force (http://www.sfbos.org/index.aspx?page=4459) was established in 1999 to…