FSNE operational goals 2014-15 – From President Frank Denton

Dear FSNE member:

I’d like to update you on FSNE activities and plans since our successful convention in Coral Gables.

Board appointments

Your board of directors has made these appointments:

Mindy Marques, executive editor of The Miami Herald, is secretary-treasurer, meaning she will be president in 2016-17.

Jennifer Orsi, managing editor of the Tampa Bay Times; Rosemary Goudreau, editorial page editor . . . → Read More: FSNE operational goals 2014-15 – From President Frank Denton

2014 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

Division A

Newspapers with daily circulation of 125,000 or more

Gold Medal for Public Service
First Place
Michael Kruse, Don Morris, Lee Glynn, Alexis Sanchez, Tom Bassinger, Maurice Rivenbark, Bill Duryea

Tampa Bay Times

The last voyage of the Bounty

Daily deadline
First Place
Staff

Orlando Sentinel

George Zimmerman Trial Verdict

Second Place
Ivan Penn, Drew Harwell, Barbara Behrendt, Jeff Harrington, Robert Trigaux

Tampa . . . → Read More: 2014 FSNE Journalism Contest Results

FSNE Board Meeting Notes – April 24, 2014

Meeting by conference call, 11 am.

On the call were: Bob Gabordi, Gil Thelen,
Dean Ridings, Cory Lancaster, Mindy Marques, Manny Garcia, Bill Church, Kenny Irby, Terry Spencer, David Plazas, Frank Denton, Dave Carlson

Absent: Chris Porter

Gabordi moved for adoption of the minutes, approved unanimously.

Treasurer report:

Thelen reported that revenue is running behind last year in dues and contest entries. . . . → Read More: FSNE Board Meeting Notes – April 24, 2014

FSNE Board Meeting Notes – 1/28/14

 FSNE BOARD MEETING Jan. 28, 2014

 

President Bob Gabordi called the meeting to order at the Tallahassee Democrat at 11:34 A.M.

 

In attendance were: Ray, Petersen, Spencer, Denton,  Gabordi.

By phone: Lancaster, Marques, Irby, Ridings, Porter, Carlson, Garcia

Absent: Church

Guest: Sam Morley, FPA

 

Gabordi moved adoption of the  October board meeting minutes. Ray seconded. Approved unanimously.

http://fsne.org/news/2014/01/07/fsne-october-meeting-minutes/

 Treasurer report:  Denton reported a very . . . → Read More: FSNE Board Meeting Notes – 1/28/14

FSNE October 2013 Meeting Minutes

In attendance at Oct. 14 Fall board meeting at the University of Florida: Bob Gabordi, Mike Wilson, Doug Ray, Kenny Irby, Dave Carlson, Terry Spencer, Gil Thelen. Attending by phone: Manny Garcia, Mindy Marques, Chris Porter, Frank Denton. Absent: Cory Lancaster, Barbara Petersen

Gabordi called meeting to order at 10:37 a.m. Quorum was present.

July board meeting minutes were presented by Denton . . . → Read More: FSNE October 2013 Meeting Minutes

FSNE Visioning Committee recommends more partnerships and greater social media presence

Mike Wilson

October 13, 2013

 

At President Bob Gabordi’s request, I put together a conference call last Monday to discuss ideas for the future of our organization. On the call were:

 

Jim Baltzelle, former board member

Kenny Irby, board member

Christine Montgomery, former president of the Online News Association, now with World Bank Mike Willson, board member

 

We also had written input . . . → Read More: FSNE Visioning Committee recommends more partnerships and greater social media presence

FSNE BOARD MINUTES JULY 18 2013

FSNE BOARD MINUTES JULY 18 2013

 

Orlando, FL

 

Present: Kenny Irby, Terry Spencer, Rick Hirsch, Jim Baltzelle, Chris Porter, Bob Gabordi, Doug Ray, Mark Russell, Frank Denton, Dennis Durkee, Dave Carlson. On phone: Cory Lancaster, McNelly Torres

 

Also present: Gil Thelen, Melissa Wolfe

 

Russell calls the meeting to order at 9:04, welcomes the group. Gil welcomes intern Melissa Wolfe.

 

Approval of . . . → Read More: FSNE BOARD MINUTES JULY 18 2013

FSNE Spring 2013 Board Meeting Minutes

FSNE Board Meeting

Monday, April 29, 2013

Via conference call

 

Present on the call: Mark Russell, Doug Ray, Dave Carlson, Jim Baltzelle, McNelly Torres, Frank Denton, Chris Porter, Dennis Durkee, Bob Gabordi, Kenny Irby, Mike Wilson, Cory Lancaster, Gil Thelen.

President Russell called the meeting to order at 10:31 a.m. The minutes of the January board meeting were introduced, moved, . . . → Read More: FSNE Spring 2013 Board Meeting Minutes

FSNE April 2013 Board Meeting Minutes

FSNE Board Meeting

Monday, April 29, 2013

Via conference call

 

Present on the call: Mark Russell, Doug Ray, Dave Carlson, Jim Baltzelle, McNelly Torres, Frank Denton, Chris Porter, Dennis Durkee, Bob Gabordi, Kenny Irby, Mike Wilson, Cory Lancaster, Gil Thelen.

President Russell called the meeting to order at 10:31 a.m. The minutes of the January board meeting were introduced, moved, . . . → Read More: FSNE April 2013 Board Meeting Minutes

The Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism

Deadline to enter: April 5, 2013

The Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism will be presented at the Florida Society of News Editors annual convention during a luncheon Friday, July 19 at the JW Marriott Grand Lakes in Orlando. The contest is open to all individuals who write for a Florida newspaper. The winner . . . → Read More: The Paul Hansell Award for Distinguished Achievement in Florida Journalism