SPJ Florida Hosting a Panel on Abuse in the Newsroom

Space is limited, register now! The list of men accused of sexually harassing or abusing their female employees and colleagues is seemingly endless: Matt Lauer, Bill O’Reilly, Mark Halperin, Jann Wenner, Roger Ailes. The news came to light this last fall when scores of women came forward with their personal stories. In November 2017, SPJ President Rebecca […]

All Star Pitch

SPJ Florida’s All Star Pitch event will get a bunch of hiring editors in one room (with beer!) and participants can pitch them their best. All our welcome, free to attend! This freelance fair on steroids will give writers a chance to chat with local editors from publications including Fort Lauderdale Magazine, Gulfstream Media Group, Boca […]

SPJ Florida Hosts Tallahassee’s First Fake News Game Show

About 40 people came to the Tallahassee Democrat’s meeting and training space on Feb. 16 to participate in an engaging (and sometimes raucous) Fake News Game Show. Ryan Dailey, SPJ Florida’s vice president of membership and the Democrat’s former K-12 education reporter, served as a first-time game show host for the night. The FNGS event […]

Minutes from Feb. 21, 2018

Minutes from Feb. 21, 2018 SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. | Wednesday, February 21, 2018 FAU University Press Newsroom | Boca Raton   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 Christopher Persaud, Treasurer […]

As Hazelwood turns 30, SPJ Florida stands with New Voices

On Jan. 13, 1988, the United States Supreme Court ruled on a Missouri high school newspaper case, where students felt their First Amendment rights had been violated. The year before, the Journalism II class was forced to eliminate pages from the newspaper shortly before they went to press because the principal deemed the topics they […]