Recap of SPJ’s Freelance Workshop

Those of you who missed out on SPJ South Florida’s recent “How to Build a Successful Freelance Career Workshop” can now watch video of the event on uVu, WPBT2’s video sharing portal. You can also review the best of the advice offered at the event via the Twitter archive. Lourdes Brezo-Martinez graciously agreed to ghost blog the July 16th event…

SPJ South Florida to Offer Freelance Workshop

Now is a time of transition for journalists and the Society of Professional Journalists South Florida is there to help. For those who have been displaced from full time careers in journalism or for anyone who would like more control over their careers a freelance career may be just the thing for you. So come learn how to build a successful freelance career…

2009 Sunshine State Awards Recap

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 30, 2009–Three Miami Herald reporters won top honors Saturday in the Sunshine State Awards, a statewide competition honoring Florida’s best journalism of 2008. In their series “Borrowers Betrayed,” The Herald’s Jack Dolan, Matthew Haggman and Rob Barry disclosed lax regulation in Florida’s home-mortgage industry that let

2009 Sunshine State Award Winners Announced

The South Florida Society of Professional Journalists recognized the deserving winners of its 2009 Sunshine State Awards during a ceremony tonight at the Art & Culture Center of Hollywood in Hollywood, Florida. The Sunshine State Awards honor excellence in journalism in the state of Florida. This year marked the 15th anniversary of the awards. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners, including the winners of the prestigious James Batten Award for Public Service: Jack Dolan, Matthew Haggman, and Rob Barry of The Miami Herald. Find out the names of the other winners here.