SPJ Florida Pro https://spjflorida.com The best in Florida journalism Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:27:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.2 SPJ Florida Wins Chapter of the Year Award Second Year in a Row https://spjflorida.com/2017/09/spj-florida-chapter-of-the-year-second-year-in-a-row/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/09/spj-florida-chapter-of-the-year-second-year-in-a-row/#respond Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:49:12 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7056 The Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists won the coveted “Chapter of the Year” award for the second year in a row and for the fourth time in eight years. “I love this award because it shows how amazing this board is at creating and continuing effective programs and events to educate journalists, […]

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Minutes From Aug. 23, 2017 https://spjflorida.com/2017/09/minutes-aug-23-2017/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/09/minutes-aug-23-2017/#respond Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:54:02 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7040 SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. | Wednesday, August 23, 2017 The Buzz Agency | Delray 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, Immediate Past President Brandon Ballenger, director […]

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Win registration to ‘Crafting Data Stories’ https://spjflorida.com/2017/09/win-registration-crafting-data-stories/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/09/win-registration-crafting-data-stories/#respond Tue, 05 Sep 2017 21:49:46 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7028 Want to hone your data skills? Want to do it for FREE? SPJ Florida is giving one FREE registration to an online course: “Crafting Data Stories.” The six-week course is taught online by Heather Krause and begins Sept. 18. In this course, students will learn how to enhance their reporting by including vital data. The […]

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SPJ Florida wins Circle of Excellence Awards, up for Chapter of the Year https://spjflorida.com/2017/09/spj-florida-awards-2017/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/09/spj-florida-awards-2017/#respond Tue, 05 Sep 2017 21:42:10 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7018 SPJ Florida is proud to be the winner of two awards from the Society of Professional Journalists — the Circle of Excellence award in diversity and communication. On top of that, the national board announced the chapter is a finalist for large Chapter of the Year. The national journalism organization recognizes both small and large […]

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SPJ Florida Hosting Session at Transgender Conference https://spjflorida.com/2017/09/spj-florida-hosting-session-transgender-conference/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/09/spj-florida-hosting-session-transgender-conference/#respond Sun, 03 Sep 2017 02:50:52 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=7004 DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  We will update with a new place and time as soon as possible, thank you! With more transgender actors in Hollywood, the recent military ban, and bathroom bills, how well is the media covering the transgender community? SPJ Florida invites you to an open discussion for […]

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SPJ Florida Endorses Two Chapter Members for National Office https://spjflorida.com/2017/08/spj-florida-endorses-two-chapter-members-national-office/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/08/spj-florida-endorses-two-chapter-members-national-office/#respond Sat, 19 Aug 2017 15:23:02 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=6990 The SPJ Florida board voted to endorse two chapter members who are running for national SPJ officer positions. Jason Parsley, who also served on the board and is an active volunteer, is running for president-elect. Michele Boyet, who serves on the SPJ Florida board of directors, is running for the role of at-large director. “Michele […]

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Congrats 2017 Sunshine State Award Winners https://spjflorida.com/2017/07/congrats-2017-sunshine-state-award-winners/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/07/congrats-2017-sunshine-state-award-winners/#respond Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:03:42 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=6925 The Sarasota Herald-Tribune took home 22 Sunshine State Awards — including eight first place spots — on Saturday, July 22 at the 23rd Annual Sunshine State Awards, held at the Newman Alumni Center at the University of Miami. Other big winners include the Sun Sentinel, Tampa Bay Times, and Miami Herald. See the full list […]

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2017-2018 SPJ Florida Pro Nominating Slate https://spjflorida.com/2017/06/2017-2018-nominating-slate/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/06/2017-2018-nominating-slate/#respond Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:50:32 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=6676 The SPJ Florida Professional Chapter’s annual election meeting is scheduled for the evening of Saturday, July 22, 2017, following the Sunshine State Awards ceremony in Miami. Meet the 2017-2018 Florida Pro Nominating Slate: Officers President: Christiana Lilly A web poster for Newsmax, Lilly also freelances and has been published in outlets like the Miami Herald’s Indulge magazine, […]

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Run for the SPJ Florida Pro Board https://spjflorida.com/2017/06/run-spj-florida-pro-board/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/06/run-spj-florida-pro-board/#respond Mon, 05 Jun 2017 01:45:46 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=6435 The Society of Professional Journalists’ Florida Professional Chapter is looking for dedicated members interested in running for the board. We are now accepting nominations to fill positions on the 2017-2018 chapter board. You may nominate yourself or others. To be eligible to serve, candidates must: Be SPJ professional members in good standing (if running as a […]

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Minutes from June 1, 2017 https://spjflorida.com/2017/06/minutes-june-1-2017/ https://spjflorida.com/2017/06/minutes-june-1-2017/#comments Mon, 05 Jun 2017 00:37:28 +0000 https://spjflorida.com/?p=6431 MEETING MINUTES SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. | Thursday, June 1, 2017 Panera Bread | Boca Raton THE BOARD Dori Zinn, president Christiana Lilly, executive vice president Jason Parsley, membership vice president absent Emily Bloch, programs vice president Christopher Persaud, treasurer Abbi Perry, secretary Brandon Ballenger, immediate past president DIRECTORS Michele Boyet Chris Delboni […]

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