Every Day Should Be Save Student Newsrooms Day

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 […]

Election: Meet the SPJ South Florida Pro 2013 Board

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 jeparsley@gmail.com Parsley is an award-winning reporter. He currently works as […]

EIJ 2012: SPJ Excellence in Journalism In Our Backyard!

The journalism elite have descended on Fort Lauderdale for the Radio Television Digital News Association and Society of Professional Journalists’ Excellence in Journalism 2012 national convention at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Pre-convention workshops, breakout sessions and the Opening Business session began today and the convention will be in full-swing Friday morning. Full the complete […]

SPJ and Social Media: An Open Letter

By Brandon Ballenger (p.p. SPJ South Florida’s board of directors) Social media offer SPJ an enormous and largely free opportunity to better recruit, engage, and serve its membership and the journalism community. It’s a chance to increase SPJ’s relevance through timely discussion and response to events concerning professional and student journalists, and to demonstrate our […]