Category: Awards

Fall 2019 National Student Media Contests results

  The Fall 2019 National Student Media Contests in Washington, D.C., included a record number 2,126 student competitors in photo, broadcast, graphic design, literary magazine, design and writing contests. In all, there were 864 winners including 144 Superior, 252 Excellent and 468 Honorable Mentions. Students who had online submissions can see their critiques at http://nsmc.jea.org/…
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JEA names Geabhart its 2019 Broadcast Adviser of the Year

Christina Geabhart, MJE, talks to her class after receiving JEA’s Broadcast Adviser of the Year award presented by last year’s winner, Thomas Gregory, MJE.  The Journalism Education Association has awarded Christina Geabhart, MJE, of Oak Park High School in Kansas City, Missouri, as its 2019 Broadcast Adviser of the Year. Geabhart, who has been teaching…
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Flechtner to receive JEA’s highest honor — the Carl Towley Award

The Journalism Education Association has awarded Bill Flechtner, MJE, of Milwaukie, Oregon, its 2019 Carl Towley Award. Flechtner, who has dedicated nearly five decades to scholastic journalism in a variety of ways, has had a significant impact on advisers in Oregon and across the country. Throughout his years advising student publications, first in Ione and…
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Service-oriented journalism educators to receive JEA’s Medal of Merit

Five individuals who have contributed significantly to the Journalism Education Association and to scholastic journalism throughout their careers will be recognized this fall in Washington, D.C., as Medal of Merit recipients. The award recipients are Brenda Field, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, Illinois; Connie Fulkerson, Journalism Education Association, Manhattan, Kansas; Pete LeBlanc, Antelope (California) High…
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12 advisers to receive JEA’s Rising Star Award

The Journalism Education Association will honor 12 teachers with its Rising Star Award Nov. 23 to recognize their commitment to scholastic journalism and media advising. Rising Star trophies are presented to advisers who are in their first five years of advising a school media program, have shown dedication to scholastic journalism and have had success…
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