The Florida Press Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with the purpose of sustaining and nurturing the following programs:
Newspaper In Education
FPF will provide partial funding of a position to coordinate the statewide activities and provide support services. Visit www.floridapresseducationalservices.org for more information about NIE in Florida.
Career Training and Education
Conduct regional training workshops for newspaper staff members.
Promote Journalism in Education
Working with the Florida Scholastic Press Association and the Department of Education, FPF will promote high school journalism courses, as well as promote internships to Universities that have a College of Journalism.
In order to tap their expertise and engage them in Florida journalism, FPF will promote camaraderie and interaction among active and retired newspaper staffers and executives.
Promote diversity and career opportunities in the state's newspaper industry to help stimulate broader social perspectives.
Manage an ongoing program to create and distribute literacy ads to Florida newspapers. For more information about the Florida Press Foundation, contact Karen Tower at firstname.lastname@example.org or (850) 521-1167.