Join Us for South Florida SPJ’s Coming Out Party

On Thursday, Jan. 28, we’re having a South Florida SPJ Coming Out party where you are invited to hear what we have in store for 2010. From 7-9 p.m. at the Porterhouse in Boca Raton, you’ll get to chow on some free food while hearing about all the great events we are putting on this year, from our upcoming Parachute Training in February to our Project Invictus in March to our annual Ethics Hold ‘Em in April, and that’s only to name a few.

2010 Board Update

This is an update on the results of SPJ South Florida Pro Chapter’s Nov. 19 board of directors election. As I informed all chapter members in my Nov. 25 note, several members and candidates who participated in the election raised questions about voting qualifications, related bylaws, and the necessary qualifications to hold seats on the board. Much of the discontent over the election process stemmed from antiquated and ambiguous bylaws that allowed for a confusing process and no clear way to resolve disputes…

2010 Chapter Election Update – A Note from Darcie Lunsford

By now many of you have heard about the controversy surrounding the last South Florida SPJ election. Michael Koretzky has resigned from the board in an effort to help move this matter toward a conclusion. Consistent with our bylaws, as Executive Vice President I will assume the position of President effective Jan. 1, 2010. Several members have raised questions about voting qualifications, related bylaws, and the necessary qualifications to hold seats on the board. Over the next few weeks, I will be working to examine those issues in consultation with board member…

2010 Election Update

Note from Julie Kay, president of the South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists:
It is my duty to inform you that the national Society of Professional Journalists is looking into potential issues that may have occurred with the Nov. 19 election of the local SPJ chapter. Here is the communication we received Friday from Kevin Smith, SPJ National President…