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Tune in on Sunday Nov. 8 at noon when our next broadcast of Studio SPJ will feature a discussion of the possiblity of podcasting.
Our guests will include Paul Brubaker, producer of "The Backgrounder," a weekly podcast on New Jersey politics and culture heard at NJ.Com and Brandon Robinson, co-host of "Brown and Scoop." a weekly podcast on sports and entertainment on the CBS Radio Play,it network.
The 30-minute conversation will be moderated by John Ensslin, who besides producing Studio SPJ is also the host of Record Talk Radio, a podcast featuring journalists and newsmakers from northern New Jersey.
All three will be speakers an SPJ New Jersey workshop called "Podcasting 101" from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the New Jersey Institute for Technology. Click here for information about the workshop.
Join us on Saturday at 2 p.m. Eastern when our guest on Studio SPJ will be SDX President Robert Leger in a live interview from the Excellence in Journalism conference in Nashville.
Leger, a former SPJ national president, will talk about the year ahead for SDx, the non-profit arm of the society which funds journalism programs. We'll talk about a plan for SDX to take a greater role in overseeing that programming.
Join us on Tuesday, June 17 at noon Eastern when the next broadcast of Studio SPJ will feature two of the people who've assembled the programs for our upcoming Excellence in Journalism Conference on Sept. 4-6 in Nashville.
Amy Tardif, station and news manager for WGCU in Fort Myers, Florida and Scott Leadingham, SPJ's director of education and the editor of Quill Magazine, will give us a preview of what's in store for this year's convention, which takes place at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.
This year's convention is another collaboration between the Radio Television Digital News Association and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Click here for more information on the conference.
Studio SPJ will kick off a series of podcasts called "The Road to Nashville" previewing our upcoming Excellence in Journalism 2014 conference on Sept. 4-6.
Ken Paulson will be our guest for the first of these broadcasts on Thursday at 3 p.m. / 2 p.m. Central time. (Please note: this program was rescheduled from an earlier broadcast date.)
Paulson is the dean of Middle Tennessee State University's College of Mass Communication. He previously has served a president of the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt University, as president of the Newseum in Washington D.C. and as editor-in-chief at USA Today.
We'll be talking to Ken about Freedom Sings, a musical program at the convention featuring songs that were once banned as well as the tribute planned for the late John Seigenthaler, the former editor of The Tennessean and founder of the First Amendment Center.
Record Talk Radio kicks off its fifth season on Friday Oct. 30 at 11 a.m. when Bergen County Executive James Tedesco will be our guest.
Tedesco will talk about several county projects, the current political season and his recent recovery from back surgery.
Tedesco, a Democrat and former Paramus mayor, became Bergen's fifth county executive in January.
Record Talk Radio is an on-going series of conversations between newsmakers and journaliss in Northern New Jersey.
Join guest host and national membership committee chair Holly Edgell who will be talking with SPJ President John Ensslin about the possibility of reviving the Society's institutional membership for news organizations. AND, David Sheets, president of the St. Louis Pro Chapter and Freelance Committee member, will also be on the show.
Join us on Saturday, May 23 at 10 a.m. Eastern time when our guest on Studio SPJ will be Brad Heath, a reporter with USA Today and the winner of the 2015 Al Nakkula award for police reporting.
Heath won the award for a series of stories in which he revealed how police and prosecutors nationwide had allowed nearly 200,000 fugitives to escape justice simply by crossing over state lines.
The series led authorities in at least four states to reconsider or reverse this policy.
The Nakkula award is named after the late Al Nakkula, a legendary cops and crime reporter for the Rocky Mountain News. The award is co-sponsored by The Denver Press Club and The University of Colorado's College of Media, Communication and Information.
This broadcastis co-sponsored by the Colorado chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 18 when our guest on Studio SPJ will be Mark Segal, founder and publisher of the Philadelphia Gay News. Segal is one of the founders and former president of the National Gay Press Association and the National Gay Newspaper Guild. He founded PGN in 1975, making it one of the oldest gay newspapers in the United States. He also has covered gay life from place like Lebanon, Cuba and East Berlin during the time when the Berlin Wall was torn down. He represented the gay press and lectured in Moscow and St. Petersburg at Russia's first openly gay conference. Recently he was inducted into the GLBT Journalist Hall of Fame by the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association.
Join us on Saturday Aug. 10 at 2 p.m. Eastern noon / Mountain time when our guest on Studio SPJ will be M. E. Sprengelmeyer, reporter and publisher of the Guadalupe County Communicator.
Before purchasing the weekly paper in New Mexico in 2009, Sprengelmeyer worked at the Rocky Mountain News, where he served in the paper's Washington bureau.
He had covered the Iraq War and the 2008 Presidential campaign for the Rocky. But when the paper folded in February 2009, Sprengelmeyer decided to take a new direction as the owner of a small community paper with a circulation of about 2,000.
Earlier this year, he served as a speaker at SPJ's Region 9 Conference in Santa Fe.
In this half-hour program, he will talk with Rio Grande SPJ chapter member Laura Paskus about his experience and his belief that "the future of print is print."
This program is co-sponsored by SPJ's Rio Grande chapter.
Join us for the next edition of Studio SPJ when our guest will be Michael Koretzky, SPJ's Region 3 director from South Florida.
Well talk about the debate over changing SPJ's name from the Society of Professional Journalists to the Society for Professional Journalism. This is a topic that came up during last year's Excellence in Journalism conference in Anaheim and will be aired out again later this week at our conference in Nashville.
We'll also talk about a creative program that the South Florida chapter has run in recent years called Will Write for Food. On Labor Day weekend, a group of college journalists from across the county come to Florida to report, edit, photograph and write an edition of a homeless shelter's newspaper.
This 30-minute program is part of a series of broadcasts we'll be doing leading up to and during this year's EIJ 2014 conference
Please join Writestream co-founder and Tuesday host Daria Anne on November 24 at 1 p.m. Eastern when she welcomes Linda Sienkiewicz to discuss her novel, 'In The Context of Love:'
Linda K. Sienkiewicz (sin-KAY-vich), author of In the Context of Love, attributes her creative drive to her artistic mother, who taught her to sew, and her father, who let her monkey around with the gadgets in his workshop. She was a scholarship art student, and worked in graphics before raising a family. Years later, she returned to her other passion, writing. Her poetry, short stories and art have been published in more than fifty literary journals. She has a poetry chapbook award from Bottom Dog Press and an MFA from The University of Southern Maine. She lives in southeast Michigan.
During the live show, call in with your questions at (347) 945-7246.
Paradoxides - Species Profile will be the topic of discussion on Natures Talk Shows Fine Art of Paleontology. Paradoxides is a large trilobite close to half a meter (one and a half feet) long. There are many species and subspecies of this genus and they have been collected from the Czech Republic, Scandinavia, Wales, Spain, Morocco, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Maine and Massachusetts. Geologists use these species to correlate rock formations from these different areas. This strange geographic distribution and the remarkable similarities of some trilobites from North America and Europe puzzled paleontologists.During the Cambrian Period, 510 million years ago, before there were any lobsters these trilobites crawled along the seafloor, but not off the coast of North America or Europe. They lived in the shallow waters off the coast of a small continent that no longer exists called Avalonia by geologists.
On Monday November 23rd at 9pm est,8pm cst and 6pm pst. We look forward to you joining us. If you would like to join the conversation visit our chat room on our web page or call in to our studio number