SPJ Region 3 announces Mark of Excellence national winners for its area

Indianapolis, INDIANA — The Society of Professional Journalists congratulates the 2017 Mark of Excellence Awards national winners. The MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism within a calendar year. National Mark of Excellence Award winners are chosen from the category winners in each of SPJ’s 12 regions, and the awards are judged by journalism professionals with at least…

4 Florida news organizations win SPJ SDX Awards for excellence

The Society of Professional Journalists is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism. The SPJ Region 3 area which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands won four Sigma Delta Chi Awards; all from Florida. Congratulations to Alicia Zuckerman, WLRN…

SPJ, SEJ and Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust announce $10K environmental reporting award

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (SPJ National) — The Society of Professional Journalists announces partnerships with Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust and the Society of Environmental Journalists announces the Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Outstanding Environmental Reporting will be presented for the first time in 2018. The award includes a $10,000 cash prize. The award will recognize the “best of the best” of environmental…

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…