SPJ Florida is saddened to hear about the recent violent attack that took place at the Jacksonville Landing on Sunday. Reporters in Jacksonville have reported on three shootings in less than a week: a shooting of two women on Wednesday night; a Friday night shooting at a high school football game, with one killed and […]
Last week, Florida Sen. Daphne Campbell called the police on a Miami Herald reporter for doing her job. But soon after, it was revealed that it wasn’t the first time Campbell found a reporter’s actions to be “threatening.” Campbell, a Democrat running for reelection, represents the state’s 38th District. SPJ Florida left a message with […]
In a movement garnered by dozens of student newspapers across the country, April 25 was Save Student Newsrooms Day. Editorials were written, SPJ national put out an official press release in support of it, and our SPJ Region 3 director wrote his own editorial on the topic—but more on that later. SPJ Florida has been an advocate […]
Thank you to everyone who attended our annual election and celebration yesterday evening at Southport Raw Bar. A great night — click here for photos! Congratulations (and welcome!) to the new 2013 South Florida Society of Professional Journalists Board… SPJ South Florida Leadership Executive Officers President: Jason Parsley email@example.com Parsley is an award-winning reporter. He currently works as […]
Maybe you were at #ONA12 in San Francisco. Maybe you were at #EIJ12 in Fort Lauderdale. Or maybe you were stuck somewhere in between those coasts. Regardless, you probably missed some cool stuff.