Register for the SPJ/LA Regional Conference

Register now of Professional Journalist’s 2012 regional conference, “Best of the West,” to be held on March 30 & 31. Hosted by the Los Angeles Pro Chapter, the conference promises to be an action-packed and informative weekend for both students and working professionals. Click here to register, and here for our special room rates with the University City Hilton. Special rate until March 1, so act now.

Check back frequently for updates on programming, events and attendees. Prices below:

  • Early Bird – SPJ Members   $100.00
  • Early Bird – Non-SPJ Members   $125.00
  • Early Bird – Student   Mar 1, 2012$50.00
  • Regular Price – SPJ Members   $125.00
  • Regular Price – Non-SPJ Members   $150.00
  • Regular Price – Student   $75.00
  • Mark of Excellence Luncheon   $40.00

SPJ/LA Holiday party

A good time was had by all at the SPJ/LA holiday party, held on Nov. 30 at McCormick & Schmicks in Beverly Hills. Photo courtesy of SPJ Board Member Richard Saxton.

From left-to-right: Charlie Crumpley, Editor, Los Angeles Business Journal, George McQuade, VP, Mayo Communications, 2012 SPJ Honored Journalist Howard Fine, Los Angeles Business Journal, Actor Robert Davi, SPJ President Frank Mottek, SPJ Board Member Richard Saxton.

SPJ/LA Hosts Holiday Networking Party

The Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists invites you to a festive holiday networking party in the heart of Beverly Hills, where you will have the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful holiday atmosphere of Via Rodeo as we gather to celebrate the season, socialize with friends and colleagues, and network with other professional journalists. The party includes generously served hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, mini desserts and a cash bar.

RSVP now to join your friends, SPJ/LA members, print, online, and broadcast journalists on November 30th in Beverly Hills.

WHAT: SPJ/LA Holiday Networking Party

WHEN: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

WHERE: McCormick & Schmick’s Pacific Seafood Grill

206 N. Rodeo Drive

On the Via Rodeo

Beverly Hills, CA  90210

Phone: (310) 859-0434

COST:        $25 for SPJ/LA members

$40 for non-members

Check or cash accepted

Non-members who join the night of the event will enjoy the member price.

Give yourself the gift of SPJ/LA membership at www.spjla.org.

Cash bar

PARKING: $5 after 6pm in the Via Rodeo parking structure with elevator to party. Metered parking also available.

RSVP: Email SPJLosAngeles@gmail.com or call the SPJ/LA hotline at (323) 259-3350.

For more details or questions, please contact Frank Mottek, SPJ/LA President at spjlosangeles@gmail.com.

SPJ/LA Holiday Party – Nov. 30

You are invited to join the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for a festive holiday party in the heart of Beverly Hills. Enjoy the wonderful holiday atmosphere of Via Rodeo as we gather to celebrate the season at McCormick & Schmick’s on the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Rodeo Drive, across the street from the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.  The party includes generously served hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, mini desserts and a cash bar. Space is limited.

RSVP now to join your friends, SPJ/LA members, print, online, and broadcast journalists on November 30th in Beverly Hills.

WHAT: SPJ/LA Holiday Party

WHEN: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

WHERE: McCormick & Schmick’s Pacific Seafood Grille
206 N. Rodeo Drive
On the Via Rodeo
Beverly Hills, CA  90210
Phone: (310) 859-0434

COST: $25 for SPJ/LA members
$40 for non-members

Non-members who join the night of the event will enjoy the member price.

Give yourself the gift of SPJ/LA membership at www.spjla.org.

Cash bar

PARKING: $5 after 6pm in the Via Rodeo parking structure with elevator to party. Metered parking also available.

RSVP: Email SPJLosAngeles@gmail.com or call the SPJ/LA hotline at (323) 259-3350.

For more details or questions, please contact Frank Mottek, SPJ/LA President at spjlosangeles@gmail.com.

The Future of Digital News Delivery – Photos

The September SPJ/LA event, hosted at the Crawford Family Forum in Pasadena, was well attended. Attendees asked heard from the panel, who included Gary Dauphin, new media director, KCET, Sara Catania, editorial director, NBC-LA, Jimmy Orr, digital managing editor, Los Angeles Times, and Alice Walton, publisher and editor, The City Maven. The panel was moderated by Prof. Dick Hendrickson of CSUN.

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