Run for the 2018-2019 SPJ Florida Pro Board

The Society of Professional Journalists’ Florida Professional Chapter is looking for dedicated members interested in running for the board. We are now accepting nominations to fill positions on the 2018-2019 chapter board. You may nominate yourself or others. To be eligible to serve, candidates must: Be SPJ professional members in good standing (if running as a […]

2018 Sunshine State Awards Finalists Announced!

  2018 SPJ Sunshine State Awards finalists in each category are presented in alphabetical order by organization. First-, second- and third-place finishers will be announced at an awards ceremony on Aug. 4, 2018 at the University of Miami’s Newman Alumni Center in Coral Gables, Florida. To correct errors or omissions, please contact Tim Dodson, tim@timdodson.com […]

Board Member Discusses Mass Shooting Coverage at SFBJA Job Fair

SPJ Florida board member and Palm Beach Post reporter Lulu Ramadan participated in an April 28 panel discussion on mass shootings alongside Neki Mohan, a WPLG anchor; Lance Dixon, a reporter at “New Tropic;” and Tania Francois, a WFOR assignment desk editor. The panelists, who spoke at the annual South Florida Black Journalist Association career […]

Minutes from April 26, 2018

Minutes from April 26, 2018 SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. | Thursday, April 26, 2018 The Grind Coffee Shop | Fort Lauderdale THE BOARD Christiana Lilly, President Abbi Perry, Executive Vice President Ryan Dailey (via chat), VP for membership Emily Bloch, Vice President of Programming Brendon Lies, Secretary Chris Persaud, Treasurer Dori […]

SPJ Florida presents free Facebook training session

Learn how to use Facebook for good instead of evil. Facebook has been all over the news recently. But did you know you can use Facebook to cover your own news? SPJ and Facebook have teamed up to train journalists around the country on Facebook’s best practices and best-kept secrets. The traveling program stops at Florida Atlantic […]