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SPJ and JEA name winners of 2020 essay contest

The Journalism Education Association and the Society of Professional Journalists announce three scholarship winners in the 2020 SPJ/JEA High School Essay Contest. More than 160 students participated in the nationwide contest, which was judged by 30 journalism educators from around the country. Established in 1998, the contest is a project of both JEA and SPJ.…
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Leadership positions posted with April 30 deadline

JEA members are invited to apply by April 30, 2020, to chair one of the organization’s committees or lead a signature program of the association for a three-year term. Leadership roles are available in the following areas: Awards chair Certification chair Journalist of the Year coordinator Scholastic Journalism Week coordinator Information about these positions and…
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JEA honors Hutcheson with Aspiring Young Journalist Award

THE SCIENCE GUY After Bill Nye’s presentation about climate change for the Arizona Speaker Series at Arizona Federal Theatre on Jan. 8, Tiffany Hutcheson (8) interviews him backstage. Hutcheson was only supposed to get a photo and a handshake but asked him about how students can speak up about climate change without the backlash from…
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JEA announces its 2020 National High School Journalist of the Year

Emily Hood, JEA’s 2020 National High School Journalist of the Year, takes photos in New Town St. Charles for FHNtoday.com. Hood has been the executive producer of FHNtodayTV at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri, for two years. Aaron Manfull, MJE, is her adviser. Photo by Alyssa Barber. Over the past year,…
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Board approves 2020-21 budget, develops plan to adapt

In a group celebration, 26 current and incoming leaders synchronize a clap to honor individuals receiving commendations during the JEA board of directors meeting online April 16. Photo by Kelly Glasscock, CJE After significant dialogue and revision, the Journalism Education Association board of directors unanimously approved a 2020-21 budget April 16. The board met via…
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