Society of Professional Journalists

 

About SPJ

The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging independent journalism and supporting high ethical standards.

Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry through the daily work of nearly 10,000 members; works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press through advocacy efforts.