FIU Hosts SPJ JournCamp

Jasmine S. Richardson and Alexis Fernandez learn how to edit videos using app "Videolicious" at Cindy E. Rodriguez' seminar. Marisol Medina / South Florida News Service         By Amanda Rabines South Florida News Service SJMC joined forces with the Society of Professional Journalists to host its first ever JournCamp at FIU, a daylong

2014-11-09T08:00:28+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Foundation seeks to aid people with paralysis

James “Woody” Beckham drives a 2013 Dodge Minivan equipped with a special steering wheel, break and accelerator that can be operated by those, like Beckham, with limited motor functions. Jeffrey Pierre / Miami Herald Staff. By Alexandra Mosquera Netzkarsch and Jeffrey Pierre Read in Miami Herald Only months after suffering a paralyzing spinal cord injury

2014-09-27T10:00:03+00:00 September 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Get Engaged at FIU on the 1st National News Engagement Day on Oct. 7, 2014.

Raul Reis, dean of journalism and mass communication at Florida International University, discusses ways his school is adapting to the incorporation of technology on storytelling. Matias Ocner / South Florida News Service       By Kathleen Devaney and Crystal Chew South Florida News Service Media Metamorphosis: The impact of technology on journalism today. Students

2014-09-26T17:17:06+00:00 September 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|

FIU-SPJ Receives Recognition at National Conference

Left to right: Barbara Corbellini Duarte, Katie Lepri, Allan Richards, Chris Delboni, Raul Reis, Marisol Medina.           By Kathleen Devaney South Florida News Service Florida International University’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recently coveted two awards at the SPJ annual national convention. For the second consecutive year, FIU-SPJ was

2014-09-08T00:00:28+00:00 September 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Fishing tournament to raise money for leukemia research

IN HONOR OF THE LITTLE WARRIOR: Briana Vega, a 12-year-old student at Westminster Christian School, lost her battle to acute myeloid leukemia in February. Students and educators from Westminster have teamed up with the Live Like Bella Foundation and created a fishing tournament at Shake-A-Leg Miami in Coconut Grove to raise funds for research in

2014-08-24T23:03:28+00:00 August 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Society of Professional Journalists name FIU professor with outstanding adviser award

The Society of Professional Journalists has named Chris Delboni, Florida International University faculty member and South Florida News Service news director,  as the David L. Eshelman Outstanding Campus Adviser Award recipient. Delboni is a professor at FIU teaching news writing and multimedia courses, while also advising the student SPJ chapter. The award, initiated in 1978,

2014-07-22T00:00:09+00:00 July 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

A workout for the body and soul at Supreme Fitness

Prayer Circle: After every class, trainers and founders of Supreme Fitness, Joe Perdomo and Horacio Rodriguez, lead a prayer circle. Maria Soledad Lorenzino / South Florida News Service         By Maria Soledad Lorenzino Read in Miami Herald At the beginning of the year, Vanette Guerra, 30, was getting ready to be a bridesmaid in

2014-07-07T13:05:38+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|