Sunshine State Awards Finalists Announced (Partial List)

Judges across the nation are wrapping up their judging of the 958 entries received in this year’s Sunshine State Awards competition. The South Florida Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists released a partial list of the finalists today. Results for the remaining 18 categories should be released early next week. In the meantime, please […]

Julie Kay Named President of South Florida SPJ

Julie Kay has been named president of the South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Kay is an award-winning South Florida journalist who covers the southeast United States for the National Law Journal. She previously worked for the Daily Business Review for seven years, where she authored a weekly column entitled “Justice Watch.” […]

Fellowship Available for Environmental Studies

Working journalists can apply for a fellowship to attend the Scripps Howard Institute on the Environment May 12-17 at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter. You can study environmental issues in the context of South Florida, a subtropical world facing many of the same pressures found elsewhere in the U.S. – over-development, dwindling water, wetland losses, […]

2007 Sunshine State Awards Report

If you missed this year’s Sunshine State Awards dinner, you missed a good party and an important presentation by Phil Meyer, the research guru who teaches that good journalism is good business. Meyer’s presentation on May 19th was somewhat more hopeful than his book, The Vanishing Newspaper: Saving Journalism n the Information Age. Meyer urged […]