Nov. 9, 2009  

Mike McQueen Honored

Mike McQueenThe South Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has announced their new Michael Anthony McQueen scholarship fund.

Julie Kay, president of the local chapter, announced the scholarship on November 7 at a memorial service held at Florida International University.

McQueen, chief of bureau for The Associated Press in Louisiana and Mississippi and former president of SPJ’s South Florida chapter, was remembered for not only his dedication to journalism but for his warm and generous spirit.

If you’d like to donate to the Mike McQueen Scholarship Fund, please send your check to chapter administrator Tim Dodson at:

Tim Dodson Strategic Communications
780 NE 69th Street, Suite 807
Miami, FL 33138-5745

Checks should be made out to the Society of Professional Journalists and “Mike McQueen Scholarship Fund” should be included below on the subject line.

For more information, call Tim Dodson at 305-756-0735.

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