The historic Denver Press Club will welcome its 2019 Hall of Fame inductees Friday, Oct. 4 at the Denver Athletic Club, 1325 Glenarm Place, Denver (across the street from the Press Club), at 7 p.m. (in the Grand Ballroom). A social hour will be at the Press Club 5-6:30 p.m. Tickets (which include dinner) are required.
The club will induct Sam Adams, a former sportswriter for the Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post, who now is a professional comedian; John Sunderland, former director of photography for The Denver Post; Tina Griego, managing editor at the Colorado Independent and a former writer for the Rocky Mountain News, The Denver Post and The Washington Post; Mike Landess, the legendary Denver television anchor who retired late last year; and the late Bob Martin, the longtime play-by-play announcer for the Denver Broncos.
SPJ Colorado Pro volunteers are needed to help staff campus visits to colleges and universities in coming months, said Board Member Doug Bell, chair of the Education Committee. The visits are scheduled by and conducted in concert with the Colorado Press Association.
Dates and locations are:
Thursday, Oct. 3 — Colorado State University – Fort Collins
Thursday, Oct. 24 — University of Colorado – Boulder
Tuesday, Nov. 5 — Metropolitan State University of Denver
November date to be set — Regis University, Denver
John Ensslin, former national president of the Society of Professional Journalists, and former president of the SPJ Colorado Pro Chapter, died in Denver on Aug. 5, 2019.He was honored with a resolution at SPJ national’s Excellence in Journalism conference in San Antonio on Sept. 7, 2019.
Resolution No. 1 Remembering Former SPJ President John Ensslin Submitted by: Director At-Large Lauren Bartlett, Region 3 director Michael Koretzky Delegate Action: Approved
Three mental health professionals will present a panel designed to help journalists cope with the stresses of their jobs. The session will be tonight — Thursday, Sept. 19 — from 7 until 8 p.m. at the Denver Press Club, 1330 Glenarm Place. Drinks are at 6:30 p.m.
The three professionals are Dr. Tanya Greathouse, Dr. Dawn Matera Bassett and Susan Archuleta.
How can we encourage deep, data-driven, trustworthy and meaningful reporting on one of the most contentious, polarizing topics facing this nation – immigration?
We’re gathering journalists, developers, community members and students to collaborate in a two-day hackathon using data to create interactive stories about immigration in our state: Migrahack. Registration is required, though the event is free and open to the public.
Migrahack will consist of day-long sessions Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27 and 28, at the University of Denver, Anderson Academic Commons, 2150 E. Evans Ave., Denver.