National High School Journalist of the Year Winners

Journalist of the Year

2021 JEA Journalist of the Year

Riley Atkinson, Shawnee Mission East High School, Prairie Village, Kansas.

Atkinson is online co-editor in chief of and a copy editor for The Harbinger at Shawnee Mission East. She previously served as assistant online editor and the A&E online editor. Adviser C. Dow Tate praised Atkinson for her work ethic, her leadership and a willingness to seek out feedback and grow from it.


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