At our annual regional conference in April 2016, we recognized the best in student journalism during the Mark of Excellence Awards ceremony.
Congrats to all the students who received awards for your work and dedication to journalism.
Click here to see a list of the 2015 winners from Region 12.
Saturday, April 16
We’re combining forces with the SPJ National traveling skills program, JournCamp, for our annual Region 12 Spring Conference Saturday, April 16. Join us at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel for a day of practical, skills-based professional development and training to help you in your journalism career.
The day kicks off with a general session focused on the latest digital tools and tactics for journalists. Morning and afternoon breakout sessions will provide in-depth training and development of the craft. For more details on training topics, visit the conference website.
Mark of Excellence Lunch
We will continue to tradition of honoring the best in student journalism with our 2016 Mark of Excellence Awards Lunch during our annual Spring Conference. Lunch is included with conference fees, but lunch-only tickets are available for $25. Click here to purchase a ticket for the Mark of Excellence lunch April 16 in the Sheraton New Orleans at 12:30 p.m.
Professional SPJ Member: $40
Student SPJ Member: $30
Professional Non-Member: $60
Student Non-Member: $40
Space is limited. Registration closes on Monday, April 11 or when JournCamp fills up, whichever comes first. Click here for information about hotel prices and reservations.