The Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to the perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty.

How SPJ works for you:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Networking at the local and national level
  • Industry news and information
  • Monthly magazine and regular online news reports and blogs
  • Journalism advocacy

What the Houston Pro chapter offers:

  • Houston SPJ hosts regular programs on topics relevant to all media formats: print, online, radio, television, and more.
  • Our programs are educational and provide opportunities for networking.
  • We strive to focus on newsroom diversity, ethics, freedom of information and community service.
  • Our members are from all backgrounds, ages and fields of expertise throughout the greater Houston area.


SPJ membership entitles you to discounted services, access to online job banks and a freelancer directory, attendance at regional and national conferences and eligibility for contests and scholarships.

Become a member today and join our community of professional journalists, students, media professionals and supporters of journalism.