Call to Florida Press Club's 2014 Excellence in Journalism Competition!

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Proud of Your Work? Enter the contest with the cash prize! The Florida Press Club’s competition is open! Go to https://omnicontests4.com/default.aspx?comp_id=1453 to get started. Below, you’ll find the more information about our rules and categories. Any questions? Feel Free to email me, Anne Geggis fpcpresident@gmail.com. Official Rules and Eligibility 1. The Excellence in Journalism Competition is open only to members …

Tell us why you are loving what you do

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Why did you get into this crazy business that a new study now rates the worst job in America? We’d like to start a series about why people are still in it… Email fpcpresident@gmail.com When the Supreme Court ruled on DOMA the same day that Trader Joe’s announced they were coming to his town, Sun Sentinel Cartoonist Chan Lowe declared …

Hello everybody!

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  Nice to meet you all. My name is Anne Geggis and I’m your new Florida Press Club president. I work at the South Florida Sun Sentinel as a city reporter, in particular covering Boca Raton. I’m proud to carry the banner for the Florida Press Club and hope that you will join us. Thanks to Sherry Mims and Trisha …

Thank you and best wishes for 2013 and beyond!

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Thank you for your dedication and support to Florida Press Club this year. As many of you know, I stepped down as president following the 61st Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Banquet in Malabar, but I’ve been helping with the finances and social media until the new board is in place in January. It’s been a great two years as …

2012 Award Winners

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Thank you all for coming, celebrating our winners and even tweeting (#FPCBanquet) at Yellow Dog Café in Malabar. It was a long drive for some of you! We’d especially like to thank Florida Today’s Digital Editor Jeff Meesey, South Florida Sun Sentinel’s Anne Geggis (also FPC Membership Coordinator), FPC Vice President Trisha Cormeny (and Jason Cormeny) and Amir Fleminger (Sherry’s …

Banquet is here again

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Congratulations on surviving another election, Florida Press Club members! Now it’s time to push away the remnants of cold newsroom pizza—that trended Tuesday on Twitter, by the way—and celebrate our Florida Press Club winners Saturday in Malabar (near Melbourne). While there, you can eat a delicious hot meal, unwind from campaign season and find out the Excellence in Journalism winners …

Don’t let the time creep away from you…

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Florida Press Club’s 61st Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Banquet is Nov. 10, and RSVPs are slowly but surely trickling in. The banquet is the place to find out first whether you’ve won first, second or third place. Journalists like to cut it close; we know that as journalists ourselves! However, to ensure the correct amount of food, we want …

2012 Florida Press Club finalists

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Our 2012 finalists can be found on this Google Doc: 2012 Finalists. Note: Please remember that these are not in order either by award or class. Judges had the right to remove entries from consideration or combine classes, per the official rules of the 2012 Excellence in Journalism Competition. Also, we had a couple winners “sweep” a class this year, …

Banquet 2012

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Florida Press Club’s Excellence in Journalism Competition announces our Nov. 10, 2012, banquet location: Yellow Dog Café on the Indian River in Malabar, near Melbourne, Fla. We know times are tight for our Florida media organizations, so we made sure we found a beautiful destination with no hidden resort fees. We think you will love this scenic spot as much …

Anticipation is building!

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Just a quick note to the Excellence in Journalism Competition entrants: A few of our out-of-state judges needed more time, so the full list of finalists will be announced on or before Oct. 22. Updates can be found via Twitter at FLPressClub. Thank you for your support!