SPJ Florida Pro https://spjflorida.com The best in Florida journalism Fri, 12 Jan 2018 03:52:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.2 January freelancer lunch meetup https://spjflorida.com/2018/01/january-freelancer-meetup/ https://spjflorida.com/2018/01/january-freelancer-meetup/#respond Mon, 08 Jan 2018 21:05:45 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7219 Freelancing can get lonely. If you want a good reason to go out in public, why not hang/commiserate with your fellow South Florida Freelancers? Come on out to Warsaw Coffee Company for a lunch meet up. There’s no agenda, no speaker. Just dish. Talk about whatever you like. Got questions? Check out our Facebook event or email […]

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Westland Hialeah, Robinson High Schools win inaugural newsroom grants https://spjflorida.com/2018/01/westland-hialeah-robinson-newsroom-grants/ https://spjflorida.com/2018/01/westland-hialeah-robinson-newsroom-grants/#respond Wed, 03 Jan 2018 19:00:34 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7216 SPJ Florida is proud to award its inaugural high school newsroom grant to Westland Hialeah Senior High School, located in Hialeah, and Thomas Richard Robinson High School, located in Tampa. Both schools will receive $500 to go towards their media programs. “We already have an established scholarship program for college journalists, and it’s been a […]

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SPJ Florida co-hosts panel on covering disasters https://spjflorida.com/2017/12/disaster-panel/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/12/disaster-panel/#respond Tue, 26 Dec 2017 21:58:07 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7187 With hurricane season officially over, SPJ Florida joined with fellow journalism groups in South Florida to host a discussion about our reporting of natural disasters and their aftermath. Hosted with the South Florida Black Journalists Association and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists South Florida chapter, speakers were varied in their experience in different media, […]

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Trans activists, journalists discuss coverage issues https://spjflorida.com/2017/12/transgender-panel-spj-florida/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/12/transgender-panel-spj-florida/#respond Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:37:08 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7177 First published by South Florida Gay News. Transgender life stories and community issues were discussed last Thursday evening inside a petite gallery space on Wilton Drive. “Transgender Community and the Media” panelists included Emery Grant, director of community engagement for the Stonewall National Museum Museum & Archives, Tiffany Arieagus, supervisor of SunServe’s HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons […]

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Minutes from Dec. 6, 2017 https://spjflorida.com/2017/12/minutes-dec-6-2017/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/12/minutes-dec-6-2017/#respond Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:09:38 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7175 Minutes from Dec. 6, 2017 SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. | Wednesday, December 6, 2017 South Florida Gay News | Fort Lauderdale   THE BOARD Christiana Lilly, President Abbi, Executive Vice President Ryan (via chat), VP for membership Emily Bloch, Vice President of Programming Brendon Lies, Secretary Chris Persaud, Treasurer Dori Zinn, […]

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Journalism Holiday Bash https://spjflorida.com/2017/12/journalism-holiday-bash/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/12/journalism-holiday-bash/#respond Tue, 05 Dec 2017 01:03:53 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7168 Sources giving you the cold shoulder? Or maybe your deadlines are giving you some heat? For one night, we’re helping you escape. On Dec. 15, SPJ Florida is co-sponsoring the annual Journalism Holiday Bash alongside the South Florida NAHJ, ONA and Black Journalists Association chapters. And because we had to make things interesting, we’re hosting it […]

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SPJ Florida hosts sessions at FSPA District 7 conference https://spjflorida.com/2017/11/spj-florida-fspa-district-7/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/11/spj-florida-fspa-district-7/#respond Mon, 13 Nov 2017 03:57:34 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7143 SPJ Florida board and chapter members volunteered their Saturday to educate middle and high school journalists about the field with interactive presentations during the District 7 conference for the Florida Scholastic Press Association. Held at Nova Southeastern University, the conference was attended by more than 650 students from Broward, Palm Beach and Martin Counties. The […]

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SPJ Florida signs amicus brief in support of journalistic privilege https://spjflorida.com/2017/11/spj-florida-signs-amicus-brief/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/11/spj-florida-signs-amicus-brief/#respond Thu, 09 Nov 2017 23:23:20 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7124 SPJ Florida joined journalism organizations in support of a journalists’ right to privilege in the case of journalists being forced to reveal their unpublished work product. The University of Florida’s Brechner Center for Freedom of Information submitted the amicus brief, which was signed by SPJ Florida, the Florida Press Association, the First Amendment Foundation, and the Florida […]

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SPJ Florida Board Travels to Dallas for College Media Convention https://spjflorida.com/2017/11/spj-florida-travels-dallas-college-media-convention/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/11/spj-florida-travels-dallas-college-media-convention/#respond Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:24:56 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7131 Last week, SPJ Florida board members traveled to Texas — armed with both fake blood and fake news. Vice President of Programming Emily Bloch, Board of Directors member Michele Boyet, and Student Representative Kerri-Marie Covington attended the 2017 ACP/CMA Fall National College Media Convention in Dallas, Texas from Oct. 26 to 29 to educate students […]

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Minutes from Oct. 18, 2017 https://spjflorida.com/2017/11/minutes-oct-18-2017/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/11/minutes-oct-18-2017/#respond Mon, 06 Nov 2017 19:37:44 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7118 Minutes from Oct. 18, 2017 SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. | Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Sun Sentinel Media Group | Deerfield Beach   THE BOARD Christiana Lilly, President Abbi, Executive Vice President Ryan (via chat), VP for membership Emily Bloch, Vice President of Programming Brendon Lies, Secretary Chris Persaud, Treasurer Dori Zinn, […]

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