Category: JEA News

Roy Peter Clark to discuss personal narratives in Journalist of the Year Zoom-in

By Joe Humphrey, MJE, Journalist of the Year coordinator Noted author and writing coach Roy Peter Clark is the guest for the next Journalist of the Year Zoom-in, a series of talks aimed at helping applicants for the scholarship competition sharpen their portfolios and applications. Clark’s talk will focus on crafting effective, engaging personal narratives.…
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7 resolutions for journalism teachers

Typically, we set New Year’s resolutions to improve our health or habits. For 2021, the Journalism Education Association recommends seven resolutions to boost your professional development and enhance your classroom. 1. Bring a professional journalist to your classroom Interested in having an industry professional speak to your students? The #Press4Education initiative brings professional journalists directly…
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Blystone to lead JEA Mentoring Program

By Sarah Nichols, MJE With more than 40 years of experience as a teacher and educational leader, Jane Blystone, Ph.D., MJE, will serve the Journalism Education Association as its Mentoring Program chair. Blystone has been a mentor within the program since 2017.  JEA President Sarah Nichols, MJE, appointed Blystone to serve the remainder of the…
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JEA and NSPA offer scaled virtual offerings for spring convention

Hello scholastic journalism family, JEA and NSPA plan to deliver the standard of excellence you have come to expect this spring. While the 2021 Spring JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention won’t be an in-person event, plans are in motion to provide in-depth educational workshops, contests and critiques in March and April.  The spring convention…
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Negri appointed to Career and Technical Education role

By Sarah Nichols, MJE, president Laura Negri, CJE, has been appointed to serve the Journalism Education Association as its Career and Technical Education chair. Negri teaches at Alief Kerr High School in Houston and previously served the organization as a director-at-large from 2017-20. Appointed last week by JEA President Sarah Nichols, MJE, Negri follows previous…
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