Board Travels to NYC College Media Convention

Armed with real advice and fake news, SPJ Florida board members traveled to New York City last month to educate young minds at the 2018 College Media Advisors Spring Convention. Representing the chapter, Vice President of Programming Emily Bloch, Board of Directors member Michele Boyet and Student Representative Kerri-Marie Covington presented sessions on a range […]

Every Day Should Be Save Student Newsrooms Day

In a movement garnered by dozens of student newspapers across the country, April 25 was  Save Student Newsrooms Day. Editorials were written, SPJ national put out an official press release in support of it, and our SPJ Region 3 director wrote his own editorial on the topic—but more on that later. SPJ Florida has been an advocate […]

SPJ Florida Hosting a Panel on Abuse in the Newsroom

Space is limited, register now! The list of men accused of sexually harassing or abusing their female employees and colleagues is seemingly endless: Matt Lauer, Bill O’Reilly, Mark Halperin, Jann Wenner, Roger Ailes. The news came to light this last fall when scores of women came forward with their personal stories. In November 2017, SPJ President Rebecca […]

All Star Pitch

SPJ Florida’s All Star Pitch event will get a bunch of hiring editors in one room (with beer!) and participants can pitch them their best. All our welcome, free to attend! This freelance fair on steroids will give writers a chance to chat with local editors from publications including Fort Lauderdale Magazine, Gulfstream Media Group, Boca […]