F*** Words With Friends Brings Out Jacksonville Wordsmiths

Thursday evenings at the BREW Five Points coffee shop are usually pretty mellow. But a few weeks ago, SPJ Florida packed in a crew made up of wordsmiths, journalists, students and friends to do two things: play Scrabble and drink. On Aug. 23, the chapter hosted its first standalone event in Jacksonville in years, F*** […]

Florida Senator Calls Police on Reporters—Twice

Last week, Florida Sen. Daphne Campbell called the police on a Miami Herald reporter for doing her job. But soon after, it was revealed that it wasn’t the first time Campbell found a reporter’s actions to be “threatening.” Campbell, a Democrat running for reelection, represents the state’s 38th District. SPJ Florida left a message with […]

Congrats 2018 Sunshine State Award Winners

Univision won 23 Sunshine State Awards on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the 24th Annual Sunshine State Awards. Other big winners include WUFT, Miami Herald, and WLRN. See the full list of winners. SPJ Florida partnered with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists’ South Florida chapter to include Spanish-language awards for the fifth year in a row. […]

2018 Winners

Winners in each category are presented in order of finish: first, second and third place. Awards were presented in Miami on Aug. 4. Certificates will be mailed in the coming weeks to all recipients not present at the event. To correct errors or omissions, please contact Tim Dodson, chapter administrator. To request copies of certificates at $10 […]