SPJ Florida hosts sessions at FSPA District 7 conference

SPJ Florida board and chapter members volunteered their Saturday to educate middle and high school journalists about the field with interactive presentations during the District 7 conference for the Florida Scholastic Press Association. Held at Nova Southeastern University, the conference was attended by more than 650 students from Broward, Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The […]

SPJ Florida signs amicus brief in support of journalistic privilege

SPJ Florida joined journalism organizations in support of a journalists’ right to privilege in the case of journalists being forced to reveal their unpublished work product. The University of Florida’s Brechner Center for Freedom of Information submitted the amicus brief, which was signed by SPJ Florida, the Florida Press Association, the First Amendment Foundation, and the Florida […]

SPJ Florida Board Travels to Dallas for College Media Convention

Last week, SPJ Florida board members traveled to Texas — armed with both fake blood and fake news. Vice President of Programming Emily Bloch, Board of Directors member Michele Boyet, and Student Representative Kerri-Marie Covington attended the 2017 ACP/CMA Fall National College Media Convention in Dallas, Texas from Oct. 26 to 29 to educate students […]

Minutes from Oct. 18, 2017

Minutes from Oct. 18, 2017 SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. | Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Sun Sentinel Media Group | Deerfield Beach   THE BOARD Christiana Lilly, President Abbi, Executive Vice President Ryan (via chat), VP for membership Emily Bloch, Vice President of Programming Brendon Lies, Secretary Chris Persaud, Treasurer Dori Zinn, […]

SPJ Florida brings back freelancer lunch for November

SPJ Florida hosted its first freelance lunch in October, and will be bringing back the hang out on Nov. 8 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. So come on out and eat with your fellow South Florida freelance journalists! Share tips, pitches, critiques, complaints, contacts, or just vent. We’ll meet at Funky Buddha in Oakland Park at […]