SPJ Florida Awarded Runner Up for Large Chapter of the Year

SPJ Florida was awarded runner up for Large Chapter of the Year by the national board. Announced at the Excellence in Journalism conference in Baltimore, Maryland, the chapter was specifically recognized for its Femme Freelance Fest, Drone Tour, Fake News Game Show, and Abuse in the Newsroom panel. Chapter President Christiana Lilly and Vice President […]

SPJ Florida Presents: Journalists Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity is great and all, but as journalists we know we can do better. That’s why we’re creating Journalists Against Humanity, a deck of cards where you and your First Amendment-loving friends can create wacky headlines and story ledes (preferably over a beer or three). That’s where you come in–we need ideas for […]

Florida First Amendment Foundation Tours State With Sunshine Seminars

SPJ Florida is proud to once again partner with the Florida First Amendment Foundation in presenting its annual Sunshine Seminars. The foundation travels the state educating journalists and advocates of the First Amendment with half-day seminar. This year, the League of Women Voters also joined as a host organization. “We’re in great company in this […]

F*** Words With Friends Brings Out Jacksonville Wordsmiths

Thursday evenings at the BREW Five Points coffee shop are usually pretty mellow. But a few weeks ago, SPJ Florida packed in a crew made up of wordsmiths, journalists, students and friends to do two things: play Scrabble and drink. On Aug. 23, the chapter hosted its first standalone event in Jacksonville in years, F*** […]