Journalism Groups Gather for Annual Holiday Mixer

  It’s that time of year! Come on out for a night of food, drinks, trivia, networking, and catching up with your friends at local journalism organizations: Society of Professional Journalists Florida National Association of Hispanic Journalists South Florida Online News Association South Florida South Florida Black Journalists Association Association of Healthcare Journalists National Press […]

Chapter Takes HS Journalists Into a Press Conference, Courtroom

SPJ Florida was proud to participate once again at the Florida Scholastic Press Association District 7 meet up on Nov. 10, where board members created a mock press conference and court room to teach high school journalists on-the-fly reporting and First Amendment cases. Between both, the board presented before nearly 100 students. In the first […]

Minutes from October 18, 2018

SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting Oct. 18 | 7 p.m. Boca Magazine | Boca Raton ____________________________________________ THE BOARD OFFICERS Christiana Lilly, president Abbi Perry, vice president Brandon Ballenger, VP of membership (absent) Emily Bloch, VP of programming  Brendon Lies, secretary Christopher Persaud, treasurer Dori Zinn, immediate past president DIRECTORS Cassidy Alexander (remote) Michele Boyet  […]

SPJ Florida Hosts Facebook Training for Orlando Media

Pro journalists throughout central Florida received a crash course in Facebook from an expert. On Nov. 1, SPJ Florida teamed up with leadership at the Orlando Sentinel to host a free, two hour workshop open to all local media. The session was hosted by Lynn Walsh — the Project Manager for the Trusting News Project and a […]