Minutes from August 30, 2018

SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting Aug. 30 | 7 p.m. Creative Ventures | Fort Lauderdale ____________________________________________________________   THE BOARD OFFICERS Christiana Lilly, president Abbi Perry, vice president Brandon Ballenger, VP of membership Emily Bloch, VP of programming (absent) Brendon Lies, secretary Christopher Persaud, treasurer Dori Zinn, immediate past president DIRECTORS Cassidy Alexander (remote) Michele […]

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 […]

All Star Pitch Freelance Event Hits a Home Run

It was like speed dating, but everyone had burgers and resumes in hand instead of little black books. On April 28, SPJ Florida hosted All Star Pitch — a hiring opportunity for local freelancers. The inaugural event took place at BurgerFi in Fort Lauderdale and let writers pitch editors from about 10 local, regional and […]

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 […]