SPJ Florida Remembers Jonathan Camuy

Orlando journalist Jonathan Camuy was among those killed in the Orlando shooting early Sunday morning. Camuy, 25, worked on “La Voz Kids” on Telemundo produced in Orlando. He was previously part of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists student chapter in Puerto Rico before relocating to Orlando to work for Telemundo. Camuy’s death was announced […]

Meet & Vote: 2016-2017 SPJ Florida Pro Candidates for Board

The Society of Professional Journalists’ Florida Professional Chapter’s annual election meeting is scheduled for the evening of Saturday, July 9, 2016 following the 2016 Sunshine State Awards at the Firefighters Memorial Building in Miami. The election shall be by simple majority vote of eligible chapter members, cast by ballot either in person or through electronic means. Additional candidates […]

Join Us: Sunshine State Awards Ceremony July 9 in Miami

The finalists for the 22 Annual Sunshine State Awards are here! The Society of Professional Journalists, Florida Pro Chapter, along with the South Florida chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists will announce the winners on July 9 at the Firefighters Memorial Building in Miami (map).  Food and drink start at 6:30 p.m. with an […]

SPJ Florida Donates to Poynter’s “40 Better Hours”

Journalists have it rough. Being a newspaper reporter is the worst job ever and with budget cuts, developing media, and the race to be first, journalists aren’t doing so hot nowadays. That’s why Poynter is working to alleviate some of that anxiety in your newsroom. With the 40 Better Hours project, Poynter is hoping to […]

SPJ Florida condemns murder of editor of LGBT magazine in Bangladesh

SPJ Florida and SPJ Georgia join the world this week in condemning the brutal killing of Xulhaz Mannan, the editor and founder of Roopbaan, the first LGBT magazine in Bangladesh. Mannan also worked at the U.S. development agency USAid. Mannan, and his friend Tanay Mojumdar, were hacked to death in Mannan’s apartment in the capital, […]