Chapter News

August 3 • Chapter News | #Scholarships/Grants
Meleah Lyden Awarded Molly Turner Broadcast Scholarship

SPJ Florida and the family of the late Molly Turner are pleased to announce that this year’s scholarship has been awarded to Meleah Lyden of the University of Florida.

June 28 • Chapter News
Finalists for 2021 Sunshine State Awards Announced

SPJ Florida is proud to announce the finalists of the 27th Annual Sunshine State Awards, recognizing the best of the state’s journalism from the 2020 calendar year.

May 2 • Chapter News | #Florida News | #Miscellaneous | #We The Journalists
SPJ Florida board: Allow journalists access to public meetings

SPJ Florida is joining with the First Amendment Foundation in calling for council members in a South Florida city to allow journalists to attend public meetings. 

March 17 • Board Meeting Minutes | #Chapter News
Meeting notice: March 24

SPJ Florida will host its first meeting with its 2020-21 board on Weds., March 24 from 7-8 p.m.

February 10 • Chapter News | #Scholarships/Grants
Five newsrooms awarded SPJ Florida’s High School Newsroom Grant

SPJ Florida is pleased to announce that this year’s High School Newsroom Grants were awarded to: The Reef at Coral Shores High School in Tavernier Columbian Media at Columbia High School in Lake City Dunedin High School Newspaper at Dunedin High School in Dunedin The Talon at East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs Student newspaper at Blake High School in Tampa With the board approving to double the budget of the grant, the committee was able to give out more grants to deserving newsrooms.

October 5 • Chapter News | #Florida News | #Miscellaneous
Why didn’t you cover that? SPJ teams up with the NewsGuild to answer big question

It’s an age-old question for journalists, from sources who don’t understand: “Why didn’t you cover that?”