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The Society of Professional Journalists’ Florida Pro Chapter is pleased to announce the 2020 Sunshine State Awards competition, recognizing outstanding journalism from calendar year 2019. The contest, now in its 26th year, is open to all professional print, broadcast and online journalists in Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The Spanish-language division is presented in partnership with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the NABJ South Florida Diversity Award is presented in partnership with the National Association of Black Journalists. The contest also offers a Student division for students at Florida colleges and universities–including the brand new High School Journalist of the Year.

Early Bird Rate (enter by Feb. 17): Professionals $29, College Students $20, High School Students $0

Standard Rate (enter Feb. 18-March 9): Professionals $35, College Students $25, High School Students $0

Late Rate (enter March 10-16): Professionals $40, College Students $25, High School Students $0

Feb. 22: Fake News Game Show in West Palm Beach

Think you can spot fake news? We are proud to partner with the Palm Beach County Library System to host our award-winning Fake News Game Show!

This free, trivia-style competition will put your skills to the test while sharing tips for spotting fake news and determining the credibility of media outlets. Bring a team (or join one) and test your media literacy. Winners will take home prizes.

Congratulations to the winners of the High School Newsroom Grant!

The Scholarship Committee of SPJ Florida is pleased to announce that it is awarding grants to three high school newsrooms in the Sunshine State: $500 to Pompano Beach High School in Pompano Beach, $400 to Hagerty High School in Oviedo, and $100 to Archbishop McCarthy High School in Southwest Ranches.

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