The Connecticut SPJ chapter hosts several professional development and networking events each year, and helps sponsor others (such as the Connecticut FOI Commission annual conference).

Find upcoming events on our calendar on the CTSPJ homepage (or at the right-hand side of this page). Or see what we’ve offered in the past, below.

If you have a suggestion for a future program, contact President Michael Savino at

Professional Development

spj_guns2Journalism on Target
Aug. 22, 2016
Greyson Guns




ReportingonIslamPhotoReporting on Islam
Feb. 24, 2016
Central Connecticut State University



FOIPanelFOI Discussion: New Police Records Law
Jan. 14, 2016
Hartford Courant



My First J-Job FlyerMy First Journalism Job
Nov. 19, 2015
The Middletown Press




Data for Journalists Workshop
May 27, 2015
Southern Connecticut State University

On Demand Webcast: Cleaning Up Data
May 2015
CTSPJ Website

Al Jazeera American Q&A
Feb. 1, 2014
Quinnipiac University

Covering Elections
Oct. 12, 2013
The Middletown Press

168HoursSliderHow To Make The Most Of Your Time

Feb. 23, 2013

Fairfield Public Library





Using FOI for Better Stories

Jan. 19, 2013

Central Connecticut State University




Weather Reporting 101

Oct. 27, 2012

NBC Connecticut

Click here for more details about the event.



Google For Journalists

Sept. 10, 2012

Southern Connecticut State University




Covering State Government On The Fly

June 9, 2012

Wethersfield Public Library

Click here for a recap of the event.



Covering Utility Companies

Feb. 23, 2012

Connecticut Light & Power Training Facilities

Click here for more details.


A Discussion on Citizen Journalism

Feb. 4, 2012

Torrington Register Citizen Newsroom Cafe

Click here for a recap of the event.




The Connecticut Pro chapter of SPJ hosts regular Press Club networking events at bars and restaurants around the state.

If you would like to see a Press Club come to your city, contact Vice President of Programming Mike Savino at

Connecticut SPJ welcomes member help organizing and hosting Press Clubs.

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