The transgender community and the media discussion coming Nov. 30

With more transgender actors in Hollywood, the impending military ban, and so-called “bathroom bills,” how well is the media covering the transgender community? SPJ Florida and the Stonewall National Museum & Archives invite you to an open discussion on how we can better serve the community in our reporting on Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. […]

Join SPJ Florida for its first freelancer lunch meet up

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 Funky Buddha Brewery 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 […]

SPJ Florida Talks With Active Voice Fellow, Melissa Gomez

Student journalists don’t have full First Amendment rights, and New Voices is working to change that. A national movement, the law has been passed in a number of states and SPJ Florida is working with the Student Press Law Center to help pass it in the Sunshine State. Just this week, Frank LoMonte wrote a […]

SPJ Florida Wins Chapter of the Year Award Second Year in a Row

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, […]

Minutes From Aug. 23, 2017

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 […]