February 23 • Chapter News
Tips for Managing Money as a Freelance Journalist
When you’re a freelance journalist, you sometimes don’t know when your next paycheck is coming in.
February 13 • Chapter News
Chapter Awards 2022 School Newsroom Grants to Four High Schools
SPJ Florida was proud to award four $500 grants to deserving high school media programs in the Sunshine State: Boca Raton Community High School in Boca Raton, Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, Gadsden County High School in Havana, and Hollins High School in St.
January 20 • Chapter News
SPECIAL AWARDS James Batten Award for Public Service Winner: USA Today Network – Pat Beall, Daphne Chen, Suzanne Hirt & Josh Salman, Torn ApartFinalist: Univision News Digital – Staff, Univision News Digital ProjectsFinalist: Florida Today – Staff, Collection: The last conscious moments of Gregory Lloyd Edwards Gene Miller Award for Investigative Reporting Winner: WFTS-TV – Adam Walser, Randy Wright & Melanie Payne, “The Price of Protection…Guardianship Abuse Continues”Finalist: Tampa Bay Times – Kathleen McGrory, Neil Bedi, TargetedFinalist: South Florida Sun Sentinel – Megan O’Matz, Brittany Wallman, John Maines & Aric Chokey, Everyone’s on I-95, but the police NABJ South Florida Diversity Award Winner: Miami Herald – Jacqueline Charles, Haiti Earthquake: A decade of aftershocks and unkept promisesFinalist: TCPalm/Treasure Coast Newspapers – Lindsey Leake, Lindsey Leake collectionFinalist: Embrace Magazine – John Sotomayor, “LGBTQ Heroes Series” Barbara A.
December 21 • Chapter News
Dr. Deborah V. Gross Talks Burnout in Journalists
SPJ Florida hosted Mississippi-based psychiatrist Dr. Deborah V. Gross on Friday, Dec. 10 to address burnout among journalists.
December 14 • Scholarships/Grants
Dunedin High School program expands with SPJ Florida grant
Dunedin High School, one of the winners of the 2021 High School Newsroom Grant, updated SPJ Florida with news of how it was able to expand its newspaper/yearbook program thanks to the $500 grant it received at the beginning of the year.
Below are archived meeting minutes in reverse chronological order from Feb. 2019 to present time. April 21, 2022 March 9, 2022 Oct.