2015 winners announced!

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The Palm Beach Post’s year-long investigation into 256 police shootings over the last 15 years won both of Florida Press Club’s top awards in its annual Excellence in Journalism Competition Saturday night. Judges awarded the Frances DeVore Award for Public Service and the Lucy Morgan Award for In-Depth Reporting to The Palm Beach Post writers Lawrence Mower, Pat Beall and …

Come celebrate the weird, the wacky, the naked and the drunk!

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In the state we live in, you never know what’s going to happen next. Or when a bikini-wearing bandit will rob a bank. So, in honor of our new category, “That is so … Florida,”  Eliot Kleinberg, author of “Weird Florida,” will entertain us with insights into why truth really is stranger than fiction, especially here.   “Any time you …

Come to Florida Press Club's annual gala celebration!

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You are hereby invited to attend the annual celebration of the Florida Press Club’s Excellence in Journalism Competition … and it’s going to be a weird one! Eliot Kleinberg, Palm Beach Post staff writer and author of “Weird Florida,” will give the keynote speech, conjuring all kinds of naked and drunk hijinks which have made Florida journalists the envy of …

The FINALISTS are in!

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The Florida Press Club proudly announces the finalists in its 2015 Excellence in Journalism Competition. Congratulations to all… and thank you for your participation. The places will be announced Nov. 7 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel! Watch this space for more details about our gala celebration of the work! Illustration — Artist Illustration Class A-B Chelsea Kleven, The Villages …

Florida Press Club announces winners of the 2014 Excellence in Journalism Competition

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The Florida Press Club held its annual meeting Saturday, and awarded its top honor, the Frances DeVore Award for Public Service, to the Miami Herald for its series, “Innocents Lost,” which chronicled the story of children who died in the state’s care. Other top honors in its 62nd Excellence in Journalism Competition went to the South Florida Sun Sentinel for …

Come celebrate the work!

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The election is over, time to party! Join us at the picturesque setting of Pirate’s Cove & Marina in Stuart at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15 to celebrate the award-winning entries in this year’s Florida Press Club Excellence in Journalism Competition. And also enjoy some inspiration and humor from one of the state’s esteemed metro columnists. Tickets are $50 for …

Florida Press Club's 2014 Excellence in Journalism finalists announced!

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Congratulations to all the finalists in the Florida Press Club Excellence in Journalism competition! Don’t read anything into the placement of these names, though! The 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-place winners will be announced at FPC’s gala celebration on Nov. 15 at the Pirate’s Cove Resort & Marina. Our guest speaker and additional details to follow… In the meantime, join us …

Call to the 2014 Florida Press Club 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 …

Florida Press Club … The winners

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Special Awards — Lucy Morgan Award Class A 1st Place — Alexandra Zayas, Tampa Bay Times Michael LaForgia, Tampa Bay Times Kate Howard Perry, Adam Kealoha Causey, Florida Times-Union Class B 1st Place — Melissa Holsman, Zaimarie DeGuzman, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers 2nd Place — Jonathan Mattise, Scott Wyland, Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers Third Place — Alexi Howk, Scripps Treasure …