Here are the winners of Florida Press Club’s 2017 Excellence in Journalism Competition

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The Palm Beach Post’s profiling of 216 people who died from heroin overdoses in Palm Beach County during 2015 was awarded the Florida Press Club’s top two awards Saturday at the club’s annual meeting in Sarasota. “Heroin: Killer of a Generation” won both the Frances DeVore Award for Public Service and Lucy Morgan Award for In-Depth Reporting. The Daytona Beach …

Congratulations to the 2017 winners of FPC’s Excellence in Journalism Competition

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The Palm Beach Post’s profiling of 216 people who died from heroin overdoses in Palm Beach County during 2015 was awarded the Florida Press Club’s top two awards Saturday at the club’s annual meeting in Sarasota. “Heroin: Killer of a Generation” won both the Frances DeVore Award for Public Service and Lucy Morgan Award for In-Depth Reporting. The Daytona Beach …

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 …

2010 Contest Winners

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(If your name is misspelled, please message Jennifer Cason at fpcpresident@gmail.com.) Writing General News Class A Susan Spencer-Wendel, The Palm Beach Post Jim Schoettler, The Florida Times-Union Nirvi Shah, The Miami Herald Class B George Andreassi, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers Deborah Circelli, Daytona Beach News-Journal Josh Salman, Charlotte Sun Class C Matt Dixon, Panama City News Herald Chris DeVitto, Palatka …

FPC Needs College Speakers

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FPC Needs College Speakers Hello Members! The Florida Press Club has relaunched its college speaker bureau, intended to broach the divide between professional journalists and aspiring ones. The Florida Press Club is asking its members to speak to journalism classes at colleges throughout the state. This is a fantastic way to reach out to your future colleagues and also a …

Florida News and Announcements

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Call for nominations for courts/legal reporting workshop The 21st Annual Florida Bar Reporters’ Workshop will be held Sept. 20-21 in Tallahassee. This intensive two-day event is designed for 24 print, TV and radio journalists new to the courts and legal beats, or new to Florida. The workshop is presented by The Florida Bar Media and Communications Law Committee and will …

Banquet

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Save the date: 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday, October 24. If you haven’t decided whether to attend the Florida Press Club Awards Banquet, which celebrates the winners of the annual 2009 Excellence in Journalism Contest award winners, I would highly recommend making your reservation. We are known — ask anyone — for our terrific banquet and after party. I’d even recommend going …

Coddington Update

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I had this update to “Journalism Generosity” sent to me on my personal blog and thought I would share: UPDATE: Because of people like you who have been willing to share Steve’s struggle with others, we have raised nearly $20,000.00 for Marian Coddington’s desperately needed therapy. We are deeply grateful for all of the support you have already given Steve …

Journalism generosity

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As I wrote in my personal blog: Steve Coddington is a photojournalist for The St. Petersburg Times. He’s fighting CIGNA to get appropriate care for his wife, who had a subarachnoid hemorrhage. CIGNA, of course, is foiling him in every way, and now Coddington’s wife is getting no care. He’s on leave, taking care of his wife and children. Their …