Hand Up Fund

SPJ Florida board speaks out against recent wave of layoffs

On Wednesday evening as reports come flooding in about newsroom layoffs around the state, the Society of Professional Journalists Florida Pro Chapter Board of Directors is once again compelled to condemn newspaper owners in the state of Florida for treating journalists as expendable. 

SPJ Florida launches new Hand Up Fund for journalists who’ve lost work

SPJ Florida board members are always saddened to hear about layoffs, downsizing and pay cuts — all things that have already happened to journalists in our state within the first few months of 2020.