SPJ launched the Fellows of the Society program in 1948 and has named three or more Fellows every year since. Jerry Green is among the 2022 recipients of this, the organization’s highest honor. When he began his newspaper career, he wrote his stories on a heavy old portable typewriter, but these days he’s as apt to use his iPhone as anything else.
June 26th, 2020 • Featured, Quill Blog
With fields and arenas empty, sports writers take on hard news
Normally, Ava Wallace can be found interviewing the Washington Wizards players for The Washington Post, but she recently covered a Black Lives Matter protest in Louisville when police fired tear gas and rubber bullets into the crowd. Alex Putterman, the University of Connecticut football beat writer at the Hartford Courant, hasn’t written a sports story in months.