SPJ elects officers for 2022-2023

Sunday, June 12, 2022 - 8:45am

The Nebraska chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has selected officers for the 2022-2023 academic year. 

The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation's most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. 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 its roughly 6,000 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 its advocacy efforts. 

SPJ is still in the process of becoming an officially registered student organization through the UNL Office of Student Affairs.

 The 2022-2023 UNL officers will be:

Role Name Major Year
President Zach Wendling Journalism and political science senior
Vice President Lauren Penington Journalism and political science senior
Secretary Maja Tate Broadcasting and sports media and communication sophomore
Treasurer Rebecca Heckel Journalism and political science senior
Primary Programmer Victoria Baker Journalism senior

Students interested in joining SPJ can contact President Zach Wendling at zwendling2@huskers.unl.edu.

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