UF student wins SPJ Florida College Scholarship

MIAMI, FLORIDA — SPJ Florida is proud to announce the first-place winner of the 2017 SPJ Florida College Scholarship, Andrea Cornejo! A senior at the University of Florida, Cornejo, 21, is studying photojournalism and has worked as a staff photographer and videographer at the Gainesville Sun since October 2016. She also serves as a freelance…

SPJ Region 3 area: 2017 Green Eye Shade Awards announced

Below are the results for the 67th Annual Green Eyeshade Awards – except for the Best of Show awards. Our judges select the best from each main category, then select one winner of the Green Eyeshade. That takes an extra little while. Judges didn’t have to select a winner if they believed the entries didn’t merit it.…

Younger smarter better

By Michael Koretzky, SPJ Region 3 Director and SPJ National Board Member Meet Brittany Ferrendi. She’s the new director of the Kunkel Awards. After two years, I’m turning over the Kunkels to someone half my age, with twice my energy and a billion more hours actually spent playing video games. Read more HERE.

Student journalists! Win $100 for your investigative journalism work

The Larry Peterson Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism wants you to submit your entries under the student investigative journalism categories at LarryPetersonAward.com. But that is not all … if you win the First Place Prize, SPJ Region 3 and the Savannah Morning News will provide an all-expense trip to Savannah, Georgia, to pick up your…