Category: JEA News

JEA selects Lindsay Porter as assistant director

The Journalism Education Association has hired Lindsay Porter as assistant director. Porter’s career path has built a resume that meets the needs of JEA’s newly created position – assistant director. With the pending retirement of longtime awards and convention coordinator, Connie Fulkerson, the organization’s staff structure was looking toward change. Bringing the task of communication…
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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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Lunch & Learn provides collaborative learning experience for mentees, mentors

  At Lunch & Learn, Susan Newell, MJE, responds to a topic raised by table leader Shawnee Rivera at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C. Photo by Olivia Bergmeier A new professional development opportunity brings together mentees and mentors at the National High School Journalism Convention. The JEA Mentoring Program hosted its first Lunch…
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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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