The Rutgers University SPJ chapter will be holding two events this month. Both are free and open to the public.
- Open Public Records Act (OPRA) lecture from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16 with Walter Leurs, an attorney who specializes in OPRA cases and is president of the NJ Foundation for Open Government (NJ FOG) and John Paff, a citizen activist who is treasurer of NJ FOG. The event will be held in the School of Communication & Information Faculty Lounge (room 323), 4 Huntington St., New Brunswick.
- A sports journalism panel from 8-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28 with Chris Pollone (former sports anchor, reporter and producer; WVTM, Alabama’s Channel 13 News; NBC News; and SPJ member); Kevin Howell (New York Daily News Assistant Sports Editor; and member of the National Association of Black Journalists); Meghan Montemurro (The News Journal sports reporter, Philadelphia Phillies beat writer; and member of the Association for Women in Sports Media) and Tyler Barto (The Trentonian sports reporter, Rutgers University football beat writer; and Rutgers University alum). This event will also be held in the School of Communication & Information Faculty Lounge.