2016 Sunshine State Awards Winners

Winners in each category are presented in order of finish: first, second and third place. Awards were presented in Miami on July 9. Certificates will be mailed in the coming weeks to all recipients not present at the event. To correct errors or omissions, please contact Tim Dodson, tim@timdodson.com. Jump to: newspapers | photography & design | magazines | television | radio | online | spanish language | student   SPECIAL […]

It’s D(rone)-Day!

By Brandon Ballenger A little more than a year ago, as SPJ Florida president, I talked our board of directors into buying the latest-and-greatest drone for photography. I didn’t know it then, but we wouldn’t be able to use it the way I hoped — until now. Commercial use of drones (which includes all media, […]

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 […]