Category: Awards

JEA to announce Journalist of the Year winners April 18 on Facebook

On April 18 at 3:30 p.m. CDT, JEA will stream the announcement live on Facebook to recognize our national runners-up and name our 2020 Journalist of the Year. Despite the current pandemic screeching the nation to a halt, the national journalist of the year contest continues on schedule. By the March 15 deadline, we received…
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9 schools win First Amendment Press Freedom Award

A committee with representatives from the Journalism Education Association, National Scholastic Press Association and Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society chose nine First Amendment Press Freedom Award winners for 2020. The award recognizes private and public high schools that actively support, teach and protect First Amendment rights and responsibilities of students and teachers, with an…
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JEA to honor Green with Teacher Inspiration Award

The Journalism Education Association has named Kim Green, MJE, of Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, as its 2020 Linda S. Puntney Teacher Inspiration Award recipient. This award recognizes a teacher who, through the teaching and/or advising of journalism, inspired others to pursue journalism teaching as a career and who has made a positive difference in…
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JEA honors 3 with Lifetime Achievement Award

Three individuals who have contributed significantly to scholastic journalism throughout their careers will receive the Journalism Education Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award on April 18 during the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. The award recipients are Julie Goldstein, Green Valley High School, Henderson, Nevada, who will retire this year, and 2019 retirees…
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JEA awards 2 Future Administrator Scholarships

The Journalism Education Association has awarded Barbara Bateman, CJE, of Daphne (Alabama) High School, and Laura Gordon Reska of University Preparatory Academy, San Jose, California, with Future Administrator Scholarships. This scholarship is for current advisers who intend to earn a secondary administrator’s credential/license and seek a position in administration. Up to $5,000 a year is…
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