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 […]

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*** […]

Congrats 2018 Sunshine State Award Winners

Univision won 23 Sunshine State Awards on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the 24th Annual Sunshine State Awards. Other big winners include WUFT, Miami Herald, and WLRN. See the full list of winners. SPJ Florida partnered with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ South Florida chapter to include Spanish-language awards for the fifth year in a row. […]

2018-2019 SPJ Florida Pro Nominating Slate

The SPJ Florida Professional Chapter’s annual election meeting is scheduled for the evening of Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, following the Sunshine State Awards ceremony in Miami. Meet the 2018-2019 Florida Pro Nominating Slate: Officers President: Christiana Lilly The web editor at Boca magazine, Lilly also freelances and has been published in outlets like the Miami Herald’s Indulge […]