Fast Facts

  • A virtual state workshop for members of FSPA
  • Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eastern
  • Interactive sessions, awards, trivia & more
  • $100 per publication

Important Links

Election/Nomination Links (all due Oct. 9)

Workshop Schedule

Opening Session 9-9:50 a.m.

DJ Garrett, student chair introductions,  trivia, keynote speaker, announcements, candidate introductions

Session One 10-10:50 a.m.

8 breakout choices (sessions TBD)

Session Two 11-11:50 a.m.

8 breakout choices (sessions TBD)

Lunch Party 12-12:50 p.m. 

Students - DJ Garrett and student chairs lead a party of trivia, music and tierlists

Advisers - district meetings, voting for Teacher of the Year, student rep, district directors

Session Three 1-1:50 p.m.

8 breakout choices (sessions TBD)

Closing 2-2:30 p.m.

All-Florida and Best of the Best announcements for Fall Digital Contests

Session Details

Work critiques!

Send work from this year prior to the workshop (photos, stories, designs, broadcast pieces) and get live feedback during the session from top instructors.

Interactive training! 

If you have access to Adobe, sign up for live training sessions in InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere and Illustrator.

Student-led sessions! 

Listen and ask questions to top high school journalists from across the state as they showcase the work they've done and explain how they did it.

Work with the pros!

Join industry leaders to get insight and ask questions on how the pros are conquering journalism in 2020.

Get schooled on FSPA and NHSJC. 

Want to know insider tips for the National High School Journalism Convention this November? Want to get more involved in FSPA? Look out for these info sessions.

What's coming?

Workshop Links

As we get closer to the date, registered schools will get an e-mail with instructions, links to the virtual rooms, and...


Each staff will receive a registration care package filled with sponsor goodies and other FSPA merch.


Information coming HERE for ordering T-shirts. (Shirts are optional, paid for separately and shipped via a third-party)

Prizes and Giveaways

Follow our social media and look for e-mails for trivia contests, early registration perks, and recruiting bonuses.

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