Category: Awards

50 entries receive superior award in fall National Student Media Contests

By Nancy Smith, MJE, NSMC chair The National Student Media Contests were all completed virtually for the Fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. In all, 641 students competed in photo, broadcast, graphic design, literary magazine, design and writing contests. There were 249 winning students comprising 50 superior, 88 excellent and 111 honorable mention awards.…
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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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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 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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2020 Impact Award winner’s reporting prompts school board to move from discussion to action

Seniors Delaney Kidd and Annika Sisac report from campaign headquarters on Nov. 5, 2019. The Orange & Black student journalists were waiting for results on a local bond measure, which would fund a new Grand Junction High School. The bond measure failed. The Journalism Education Association and Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High…
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