The Society of Professional Journalists Florida Chapter was originally founded in 1946 to cover just the Miami area and has twice been expanded—first to cover the South Florida region and second, in 2013, to include the rest of the Sunshine State that was not already covered by a chapter.

As a chapter of SPJ, our mission is to advocate the free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty. On the local level, our chapter works to assist professional and student journalists with programming, fundraising, and scholarship opportunities.