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 […]

SPJ Florida Pro Running Three Major Sessions at #EIJ16

Aside from a solid slate that’s running for the national SPJ board, Florida Pro has three chapter-sponsored sessions at the Excellence in Journalism conference this year. The convention, Sept. 18-20 in New Orleans, features dozens of sessions covering everything from ethics, digital media, freelance, and tons more. SPJ Florida Pro has three sessions either created […]

SPJ Florida Endorses Refresh Slate

The SPJ Florida board has unanimously approved to endorse three SPJ Florida members, including two board members, that are running for national SPJ office. Last month, the board voted to endorse the SPJ Refresh slate: Jason Parsley, Chris Delboni, and Emily Bloch. “All three of these candidates have a long history of experience in the […]