Whether you look forward to attending networking events and professional development workshops or you want to work to protect First Amendment rights, you’re sure to find a benefit that is right for you as a member of SPJ. But don’t take our word for it! The following member testimonials speak louder than we ever could to the advantages of SPJ membership.
- “SPJ is an association that presents a cross-platform resource, enriching your knowledge of all news media formats. SPJ is helpful for the person starting out in the field or the seasoned reporter. This association provides support and camaraderie that exceeds any other. The Web site is helpful, the workshops (provide) outstanding chances to learn and network, the social gatherings are fun and the code of ethics is the de facto standard for the journalism field. Join up! A membership is the best investment you can make in yourself. You will learn, make new friends and enrich your career!” — Ed Sharpe, Glendale Daily Planet
- “Joining a seasoned and highly recognized journalism organization has proven to be critical to my firm’s continued growth and profitability, as well as to my own personal development. Over the past year, The Society of Professional Journalists – Valley of the Sun Chapter has provided valuable insight and resources into the profession and the high caliber of its members has helped me to interact with knowledgeable experts who are surprisingly friendly and fun.” — Kathleen O’Brien Thompson, Professional PUNCH