How to Navigate the Open Records and Open Meetings Laws

Louisville Free Public Library - Bon Air branch 2816 Del Rio Place, Louisville, KY

Government activities should be open to the public. It’s a fundamental American right. But it isn’t always honored by public officials. You can fight for your right to information – and Society of Professional Journalists, Louisville Pro Chapter, is ready to show you how. Learn more about open records and meetings at a free program […]


Election 2016: A look back, and forward

University of Louisville Ekstrom Library’s Chao Auditorium 2215 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY

The Election of 2016 is over. President-Elect Trump is a reality – one that few in the media anticipated. It was also a monumental year in Kentucky, with Republicans claiming the state’s House of Representatives and Senate for the first time in more than a century. What was the role of the national media in […]


Recognizing and Responding to Open Meetings Violation

St. Matthews Library 3940 Grandview Avenue, Louisville, KY

Recognizing and Responding to Open Meetings Violation." Former Assistant Attorney General Amye Bensenhaver offers tips for identifying and challenging violations of Kentucky's  Open Meetings Act and pursuing appeals of violations through the Office of the Attorney General.

2017 Trivia

Mellow Mushroom 3922 Shelbyville Road, Louisville, KY

Join us for a fun evening of trivia with some of your best journalism buddies. It's team trivia, with $5 per person or $20 for a team of four. We'll kick things off at 6 p.m., with questions starting at 7 p.m. If your team is victorious, the coveted trivia trophy may live in your […]


2017 SPJ Louisville Metro Journalism Awards

Sheraton in Jeffersonville, Indiana 700 W Riverside Dr, Jeffersonville, IN

Each year, the Louisville Pro SPJ Chapter gathers to honor the best work in journalism in Louisville. This year, we've set our annual awards dinner, which includes a buffet dinner, for June 29 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Sheraton in Jeffersonville, Indiana - a new location, due to our event's growing popularity. Our dinner […]

$40 – $45

Meet the Meteorologists

Louisville Free Public Library (downtown) 301 York St, Louisville, KY

SPJ Louisville’s 2018 Meet the Meteorologists event will include the following names you know: WLKY — Tiffany Savona @WLKYTiffany WDRB — Katie McGraw @KatieMcgrawx WAVE — Kevin Harned @KevinHarned WHAS — Jared Heil @WHAS11Jared They’ll tell us how they landed in Louisville and explain how they do their jobs, including the challenges associated with live […]

SPJ Trivia Night 2018

HopCat 1064 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY

Join the Louisville Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) for a night of competitive trivia, tasty food and cold beverages. Come as early as 6 p.m. and join us for dinner and drinks — at your own expense. After all, we’re underpaid journalists, too. Questions will kick off around 6:30 p.m. Steve […]

Pitch Perfect presented by PRSA and SPJ

Monnik Beer Company 1036 East Burnett Avenue, Louisville, KY

Grab a beer, network and learn how to perfect your PR pitches to news outlets at our May Program, Pitch Perfect! PRSA is partnering with the Society of Professional Journalists […]

$15 – $25