You might have heard of the Ted Scripps Leadership Institute, which has helped shape today’s SPJ and ehanced general leadership skills for many classes of journalists. Now a grant from the Society of Professional Journalists Foundation is creating the SPJ Future Leaders Academy as an outgrowth of the Scripps program.
Graduates will learn about the history, programs and operations of the society and offers core training through interactive, meaningful and practical leadership development experiences with a goal of building confidence, connections and capacity.
Anyone interested in taking a leadership role at SPJ should consider applying! Airfare, lodging and most meals are covered by the grant. The academy will take place Nov. 5-7 in Carmel, Indiana. Click here to find out more about the academy and the application process, but don’t wait! The due date for applications is Sept. 14.