Society of Professional Journalists Wilkes Chapter is an organization of students, faculty and professionals looking to become more involved in the field of journalism. This group hopes to promote journalism, especially throughout the Northeastern Pennsylvania region.
SPJ Wilkes is a part of the Wilkes University Communications Studies program. The program houses the school newspaper, The Beacon, television show Wilkes World, radio station WCLH 90.7 and the Public Relations agency Zebra Communications.
Every year, the Communications Studies program puts on the Tom Bigler Journalism Conference. The Bigler Conference brings local and national media professionals to Wilkes to speak to high school and college students on different topics in journalism.
Society of Professional Journalists