2017 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

Division A

Newspapers with daily circulation of 125,000 or more

Gold Medal
Staff

Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald

The Panama Papers: Florida Edition

Breaking News Reporting
Staff

Orlando Sentinel

Pulse Massacre Breaking-News Coverage

Second Place
Staff

The Miami Herald

Fidel Castro’s death

Third Place
Staff

Miami Herald

The Death of Jose Fernandez

Features & Enterprise Writing
Lane DeGregory

Tampa Bay Times

A collection of work by Lane . . . → Read More: 2017 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

Laura Reiley wins Paul Hansell Award

The Florida Society of News Editors’ 2017 Paul Hansell Award goes to Tampa Bay Times food critic Laura Reiley for her ambitious “Farm to Fable” series exposing deceit in the food industry.

The judges were impressed by the thoroughness of her investigation and what it revealed about false claims of locally sourced ingredients everywhere from farmers’ markets . . . → Read More: Laura Reiley wins Paul Hansell Award

2017 Paul Hansell Contest Deadline Extended To Sept. 25

Entries have opened for the Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism. The contest is open to all individuals who write for a Florida newspaper. The winner receives $1,000. The late Paul Hansell was a long-time Associated Press bureau chief in Florida and a former member of FSNE.

Deadline for the contest has been extended . . . → Read More: 2017 Paul Hansell Contest Deadline Extended To Sept. 25

Ken Doctor To Headline 2017 Florida Media Conference; Discounted Registration Ends June 1

Ken Doctor, news industry and consumer media analyst and author, will anchor both days of the Aug. 10-11 mega Florida Press Association, FSNE, Florida Magazine Association and Florida Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives annual conference in Naples. The theme of the 2017 conference is seizing opportunity in a turbulent time for information providers.

Doctor has written authoritative . . . → Read More: Ken Doctor To Headline 2017 Florida Media Conference; Discounted Registration Ends June 1

2016 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

Division A

Newspapers with daily circulation of 125,000 or more

Breaking News Reporting
First Place
Zachary T. Sampson, Curtis Krueger, Dan Sullivan, Josh Solomon

Tampa Bay Times

The Death of Phoebe Jonchuck

Second Place
Ben Montgomery, Zachary Sampson, Craig Pittman, Josh Solomon

Tampa Bay Times

Florida Mailman Lands Gyrocopter on U.S. Capitol Lawn

Third Place
Linda Trischitta, Erika Pesantes, Emily Miller, Brittany Wallman, . . . → Read More: 2016 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

FSNE Bylaws Amended

Dear FSNE colleague: Your board of directors has amended our bylaws to broaden our membership criteria to include news leaders in the electronic media, including TV. The changes allow membership for leaders of news sites that don’t use either the term editor or news director. We can also add academic and institutional leaders connected to our . . . → Read More: FSNE Bylaws Amended

Minutes of FSNE Board Meeting 7/23/2015

The meeting was called to order at 9:05 by Frank Denton.

In attendance: Gil Thelen, Frank Denton, Doug Ray, Rosemary O’Hara, Barbara Petersen, Terry Spencer, Jennifer Orsi, Manny Garcia, Tristram Korten, David Carlson, Cindy McCurry-Ross, Ken Koehn, Mindy Marques, Bob Gabordi

The minutes from the April meeting were approved.

Financial Report and Membership:
Thelen reported we’ll be down by $5,000 . . . → Read More: Minutes of FSNE Board Meeting 7/23/2015

Minutes of Quarterly FSNE Board Meeting 4/15/15

The meeting was called to order at 2:10 p.m. by Frank Denton.

 

Those in attendance were Frank Denton, Bob Gabordi, Gil Thelen, Terry Spencer, David Carlson, Manny Garcia, Rosemary Goudreau, Tristram Korten, Ken Koehn, Cindy McCurry Ross.

 

The minutes from the January meeting were approved.

 

Contest update:

An update of the contest was given by Doug Ray. There were 600 . . . → Read More: Minutes of Quarterly FSNE Board Meeting 4/15/15

Minutes of Fall 2014 Board Meeting

FSNE Fall Board Meeting

 

Poynter Institute, 801 Third St. South, St. Petersburg, FL

October 25, 2014

 

In attendance: Carlson, Church, Denton, Goudreau, Irby, Korten, Orsi, Petersen, Porter, Ray, Spencer.

By phone: Garcia

Absent: Marques, Gabordi

 

1. Call to order: Denton 10:05a.m.

2. Approval of April Minutes: Ray

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Orsi motion to approve. Carlson second. Approved unanimously.

3. Treasurer’s report: Thelen reported we will about break even for . . . → Read More: Minutes of Fall 2014 Board Meeting

Minutes of Summer 2014 Board Meeting

FSNE Summer Board Meeting

 

Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, Fla.

July 11, 2014

 

Present: Bob Gabordi, Frank Denton, Doug Ray, Gil Thelen, David Plazas, Terry Spencer, Chris Porter, Manny Garcia, Bill Church, Kenny Irby

On telephone: Barbara Petersen, Dave Carlson

Absent: Mindy Marques, Dave Carlson

 

1. Meeting called to order by Gabordi.

Gabordi recommended for membership George Haj, editor-in-chief, Florida Daily Business Review. Motion to accept by Denton, seconded . . . → Read More: Minutes of Summer 2014 Board Meeting