JEA News

Committee has opening for collegiate member

The Certification Committee has an immediate opening for a collegiate member to serve through June 2023. JEA certification is a formal, academic certification to help scholastic media teachers and advisers demonstrate professional excellence in the field. The nine-person committee is made up of Master Journalism Educators to help guide the certification process. Committee members serve…
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Minutes from the April 10, 2021 board meeting

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SPJ and JEA name winners of 2021 essay contest

The Journalism Education Association and the Society of Professional Journalists announce three scholarship winners in the 2021 SPJ/JEA High School Essay Contest.  More than 275 students participated in the nationwide contest, which was judged by 21 journalism educators from around the country.  Established in 1998, the contest is a project of JEA and SPJ. The…
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JEA, NSPA announce next convention plans

JEA and NSPA are excited to announce convention plans for next school year. We plan to return to in-person programming for the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Conventions in Philadelphia, Nov. 11-14, 2021, and Los Angeles, April, 7-9, 2022.  We are cautiously moving forward as we monitor the pandemic, vaccine availability and Centers for Disease…
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2021 Student Impact Award winner uses skills to bravely document protests in Oregon

Stun grenades lobbed in her direction. Tear-gassed multiple nights so she couldn’t see straight. Shoved against the wall by police officers. Guns pointed at her by federal officers. This is not what a journalist signs up for when they are placed on an assignment. This is definitely not what a high school journalist is supposed…
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