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October 2016 Newsletter: National SPJ convention recap; Emil Dansker tribute save the date

National SPJ convention recap, Emil Dansker tribute save the date

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SPJ National names Cincinnati Small Chapter of the Year

By Tom McKee, President
SPJ accepts National SPJ award for Small Chapter of the Year
The Greater Cincinnati Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has been named the national Small Chapter of the Year.

The award was presented Sunday, September 18 at the SPJ National Convention in New Orleans. It’s the second time in three years that the chapter has earned the honor.

Accepting on behalf of the chapter were President Tom McKee, Vice-President Jenny Wohlfarth, Treasurer Hagit Limor and Secretary Ginny McCabe.
National SPJ President Paul Fletcher cited the chapter’s planning and production of a joint Region 4/Region 5 conference in Cincinnati in April as one of the reasons for the award.
The conference featured a dozen programs on current topics of interest to 200 professional and student journalists who attended at the Kingsgate Conference Center.
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