Join Society of Professional Journalists & Deadline Club Chapter
SPJ is the nation’s largest membership organization for print, broadcast and online journalists and editors, as well as journalism educators. It provides professional development opportunities at its regional and national conferences and career-training sessions. Key missions of SPJ and its chapters are fostering and defending the public’s rights to Freedom of the Press and Freedom of Information, as well as promoting excellence in journalism.
Via www.spj.org , members can post resumes on the freelancer directory, get discounted access to the AP Stylebook and LexisNexis, find other research and copyediting resources, and get discounts on car rentals, hotel rooms, office supplies, and auto and health insurance. Also view scores of job listings. Membership also includes a subscription to SPJ’s hot-topic-filled Quill magazine.
The Deadline Club in NYC is one of SPJ’s largest chapters, with several hundred members and regulars plus several thousand more on our guest list. Our members and guests include print, broadcast, online, and journalism education professionals. Join SPJ to become a Deadline Club member. Members and guests can also join our DC mailing list at www.deadlineclub.org to get frequent event invites and special announcements.
Deadline Club Benefits include:
Great contacts —Network and socialize with peers and top NYC newspaper, magazine, radio, television and online journalists, as well as journalism educators, recent J-school graduates and knowledgeable retirees.
Free or reduced admission to our frequent mixers, talks & workshops —Hear distinguished journalists and newsmakers discuss journalism trends, learn about job opportunities, find out how to get hidden facts through Freedom of Information laws, and pick up reporting tips through our talks, panels and workshops.
Always entitled to discounted tickets to the Club’s annual spring Awards Dinner featuring prominent journalists as keynote speakers. The prestigious Awards contest honors some of the New York area’s finest examples of journalism and grants scholarships to outstanding J-school-bound students. Plus: Discounted entry to the Deadline Club’s biennial Hall of Fame Luncheon honoring top journalists for their lifetime achievements.
BIG BONUS: Deadline Club members also get special privileges at the exquisite Salmagundi Arts Club, our HQ on Fifth Avenue in the Village. Enjoy its fine dining room, bar/billiards room, exhibits, events, library and WiFi use. (See www.salmagundi.org.)