Freelance Fair A Hit at Pride Center in Fort Lauderdale

The Florida Pro chapter of The Society of Professional Journalists hosted a Freelance Fair on Saturday, an event which married 80 freelance journalists who are looking for gigs with representatives from 16 local publications, including The Miami Herald,, RISE News and more.   The community room at The Pride Center in Wilton Manors was […]

Muslimedia Expansion Grant Winners Announced

SPJ Florida is pleased to announce the winners of the first Muslimedia expansion grant. All five winners will receive $200 to host an interactive panel between  journalists, activists, and religious leaders to learn more about the Muslim community. Here’s what the chapter did in November at the first-ever Muslimedia event. “Muslimedia was one of our […]

Join Us: Freelance Fair on Feb. 18

Looking for more freelance gigs? Publications from all across South Florida will be here in need of writers, designers, photographers, and other talented journalists. Publications include the Miami Herald, Gulfstream Media Group, South Florida Gay News, Fort Lauderdale magazine,, Palm Beach Post, The Plantain,, Lifestyle Media, WLRN, Shop! Association and a whole bunch of […]

Minutes from Jan. 11, 2017

MEETING MINUTES SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7:30 p.m. | Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 Panera Bread | Boca Raton THE BOARD Dori Zinn, president Christiana Lilly, executive vice president Jason Parsley, membership vice president Kathleen Devaney, programs vice president Christopher Persaud, treasurer Abbi Perry, secretary Brandon Ballenger, immediate past president  Michele Boyet, director  Chris Delboni […]

Join us: January board meeting

Join the SPJ Florida board for our Jan. 11 meeting at 7 p.m. at the Panera Bread in Boca Raton. We’ll go over recent events, programs, and conferences, and more. Do you plan on coming and want to add something to the agenda? Email President Dori Zinn and let her know what you’re thinking! Can’t make […]