Articles by Miriam Ascarelli


A Time of Upheaval…and Opportunity

Fall 2020 President’s Message

“It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.” ~ Frederick Douglass

We have the storm of COVID, a …


Announcing our 2020 Signature Awards winners

For a summary sheet listing the names of our winners in all of our categories, click here. 

Hello friends –

As many of you know, this is the season in which we honor the winners of our annual NJ-SPJ …


News Release: NJ-SPJ condemns arrest of Asbury Park Press journalist

For immediate release

Contacts:

Miriam Ascarelli, NJ-SPJ president: ascarelli@gmail.com
Bob Schapiro, NJ-SPJ president-elect: bob@newsfilms.org

Asbury Park Press Journalist Targeted by Police

The streets of many New Jersey cities, like those in the rest of the country, are convulsing because people …


Free journalism webinars on 3/18 and 3/19

As we all try to cope with the uncertainty of an upended world, we wanted to share two free webinars that are being organized this week by our  friends at the Center for Cooperative Media and the Online News Association-NJ:…