Join SPJ Florida for its first freelancer lunch meet up

Freelancing can get lonely. If you want a good reason to go out in public, why not hang/commiserate with your fellow South Florida Freelancers? Come on out to Funky Buddha Brewery for a lunch meet up. There’s no agenda, no speaker. Just dish. Talk about whatever you like. Got questions? Check out our Facebook event or email […]

SPJ Florida Talks With Active Voice Fellow, Melissa Gomez

Student journalists don’t have full First Amendment rights, and New Voices is working to change that. A national movement, the law has been passed in a number of states and SPJ Florida is working with the Student Press Law Center to help pass it in the Sunshine State. Just this week, Frank LoMonte wrote a […]

SPJ Florida Wins Chapter of the Year Award Second Year in a Row

The Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists won the coveted “Chapter of the Year” award for the second year in a row and for the fourth time in eight years. “I love this award because it shows how amazing this board is at creating and continuing effective programs and events to educate journalists, […]

Minutes From Aug. 23, 2017

SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. | Wednesday, August 23, 2017 The Buzz Agency | Delray 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, Immediate Past President Brandon Ballenger, director […]

Win registration to ‘Crafting Data Stories’

Want to hone your data skills? Want to do it for FREE? SPJ Florida is giving one FREE registration to an online course: “Crafting Data Stories.” The six-week course is taught online by Heather Krause and begins Sept. 18. In this course, students will learn how to enhance their reporting by including vital data. The […]