Excellence in Journalism 2019 • Sept. 5-7, 2019 • San Antonio




September 7th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
The Casper Project: Investigating Mistrust of the Media

EIJ News 2019 San Antonio  In the town of Casper, Wyoming, coined “The Oil City”, Rod Hicks, Journalist on Call for the Society of Professional Journalists, planted the Media Trust and Democracy of Casper Project. The program geared towards educating people about the media and gathering more information on media distrust.  


September 7th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
COLD’s Hot Takes on Podcasting

“So, finding those stories, if you’re a reporter, if you’re a producer, that haunt you for whatever reason — your gut following that is very important,” Dave Cawley said. Dave Cawley started investigating the Sarah Powell case for the podcast COLD back in 2013 when the police released a redacted case file on a thumb drive to reporters in the area.


September 6th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
PHOTO RECAP: Opening Night Reception At EIJ19 San Antonio


September 6th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
SPJ Board of Directors Discusses Strategic Plan and New Executive Director

 Alex Tarquinio presided over her last Society of Professional Journalists board meeting Thursday morning. The meeting lasted over three hours with the board voting to change various policies including when the board can go into executive session and whether it can accept non-media sponsorships.