Category: Awards

NSMC awards 37 superior ratings in fall contest

By Nancy Smith, MJE, NSMC chair The National Student Media Contests were all completed virtually for the Fall 2021 JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. In all, 405 students competed in photo, broadcast, graphic design, literary magazine, design and writing contests. There were 197 winning students comprising 37 superior, 70 excellent and 90 honorable mention…
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JEA awards celebrated in video presentation

With the virtual Fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, there wasn’t the traditional advisers award ceremony. JEA Awards Chair Erinn Harris, MJE, created this 20-minute video to celebrate the fall award winners. The video includes speeches from three awardees: Administrator of the Year Scott Kizner, Ph.D.; Broadcast Adviser of the Year Andrew Chambers, MJE,…
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Online submission materials for fall 2021 NSMC available

Online submission materials are made available for use in preparing entries for selected JEA National Student Media Contests.  Each zip file contains contest instructions and all materials needed to complete your entry.  For full contest information, go to the main JEA National Student Media Contests page. 01: Newswriting View/download assignment prompt 02: Editorial Writing View/download assignment prompt…
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Chambers named Broadcast Adviser of the Year

By Erinn Harris, MJE, JEA awards chair The Journalism Education Association has named Andrew Chambers, MJE, of Richland Northeast High School in Columbia, South Carolina, its 2021 Broadcast Adviser of the Year. Involved in scholastic broadcast journalism since 2007, Chambers is an exemplary teacher-mentor, guiding students and fellow advisers to fulfill their potential, creating an…
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Kibler receives Carl Towley Award, JEA’s highest honor

By Erinn Harris, MJE, JEA awards chair The Journalism Education Association has named Valerie Kibler, MJE, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, its 2021 Carl Towley Award recipient. “In every sense of the word, Valerie Kibler is a champion of scholastic journalism students and advisers,” said Meghan Percival, MJE, McLean (Virginia) High School adviser. Kibler is vice president…
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