Journalism & Islam: Food For Thought

A blunt debate about the way journalists cover Muslims at home and abroad — in a mosque with a free lunch. Date: Sunday, Nov. 20 Times: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Place: Islamic Center of Boca Raton Cost: Nothing to attend, eat, listen, or talk Is the term “Islamic terrorist” accurate or offensive? When should reporters mention the […]

Minutes from Nov. 10, 2016

Meeting Minutes SPJ Florida Board of Directors Meeting 7 p.m. | Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 FAU | Boca Raton THE BOARD Dori Zinn, president Christiana Lilly, executive vice president Jason Parsley, membership vice president Kathleen Devaney, programs vice president Christopher Persaud, treasurer Abbi Perry, secretary Brandon Ballenger, immediate past president  Michele Boyet, director  Aurora Dominguez, […]

Legendary Bob Reid will speak at UM on Thursday

Award-winning producer Bob Reid to speak to journalism students at the University of Miami School of Communication, open and free to the public As a student journalist 50 years ago in 1966, Reid was elected Miami-Dade College’s first Black student government president. The previous year he was news editor of The Falcon Times student newspaper. While […]

Join Us! We’re Having a Diversity Mixer Oct. 19 in Fort Lauderdale

SPJ Florida will partner with local journalism organizations to host a diversity mixer. Join local journalists and friends to celebrate Diversity Month and LGBT History Month. Enjoy lite bites and appetizers courtesy of Mod Wine Lounge. Who: SPJ Florida – Florida Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists SFBJA – South Florida Black Journalists Association NAHJ […]

A Letter From the President

  This week, our chapter won the most coveted team award in the society: Chapter of the Year. We have now won this award three times in eight years. No other chapter has ever done this.* Not only are we now a three-time award-winning chapter, we are officially the only chapter in Florida. As two others […]