SPJ Florida Hosts Facebook Training for Orlando Media

Pro journalists throughout central Florida received a crash course in Facebook from an expert. On Nov. 1, SPJ Florida teamed up with leadership at the Orlando Sentinel to host a free, two hour workshop open to all local media. The session was hosted by Lynn Walsh — the Project Manager for the Trusting News Project and a […]

Journalists, editors eligible for $5,000 scholarships for religion courses

Contact: Amy Schiska 573-355-5201 ext. 3# Schiska@RNA.org (Columbia, Mo.) — RELIGION | NEWSWRITERS invites journalists to apply to its Lilly Scholarships in Religion Program. The scholarships give full-time journalists up to $5,000 to take any college religion courses at any accredited institution at any time. Religion headlines are dominating news coverage—politics, religion, Islam in America […]

South Florida wins big in Region 3 Mark of Excellence awards

Students from three SoFla. schools snatched 13 MOEs Three universities in South Florida have won major awards in this year’s Mark of Excellence competition. Entrants came from all over SPJ’s region 3, including Florida, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. The honorees were awarded certificates on March 24 during the Spring Conference at the University of Florida […]