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 […]
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 […]
By Lynn Walsh While it may be over for the Red and Dead, the fast-paced events surrounding the shake-up and walk-out at the University of Georgia’s independent student newspaper, The Red and Black also caused a stir within the Society of Professional Journalists. This post is not meant to be a play-by-play of what happened. […]
NEWS from SPJ South Florida Pro Chapter Contact: Tim Dodson, firstname.lastname@example.org / 305-562-5796 2011 Sunshine State Awards Honor Florida’s Best Journalism HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 11, 2011 – An Orlando Sentinel night police reporter in his first year as a journalist won top honors Saturday in the 2011 Sunshine State Awards. The statewide journalism competition, which recognizes Florida’s […]
BrowardBulldog.org celebrated its first year of operation in style Tuesday evening at YOLO in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Attended by nearly 100 friends and supporters, the online newspaper’s first fundraising event raised more than $10,000 to help pay for additional reporters, photography and expanded coverage.