JEA News

Administrator of the Year

Florida’s Brady named as Administrator of the Year

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards committee chair Gary Brady, former principal at Hillsborough High School in Tampa, Florida, now a regional superintendent of Hillsborough County Public Schools, has been named Journalism Education Association’s 2020 Administrator of the Year. JEA presents the award to administrators who have shown a dedication to journalism education.  As soon as…
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Friend of Scholastic Journalism

JEA honors 6 with Friend of Scholastic Journalism Award

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards committee chair Five individuals and one group who have made significant contributions to scholastic journalism will be honored by the Journalism Education Association this fall. Each will be recognized as a Friend of Scholastic Journalism during the virtual Fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, Nov. 19-20. The award recipients…
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Partner Project

Partner Project schools announced for 2020-21 program

By Val Kibler, MJE The Journalism Education Association has named six 2020-21 Partner Project schools. This year’s recipients include: Rio Rancho High School, Rio Rancho, New Mexico (Carli Pacheco, adviser) Girls Leadership Academy of Arizona, Phoenix (Terry Poorten, adviser) Valley High School, Las Vegas (Kelly Pedrick, adviser) Ralston High School, Ralston, Nebraska (Kelley Lange, adviser)…
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Future Journalism Teacher Scholarship

JEA awards 2 Future Journalism Teacher Scholarships

By Candace Perkins Bowen Two students — one in an alternative teacher preparation program to transition from the newsroom to the classroom and the other planning to finish his undergraduate studies in 2021 — are this year’s recipients of the Future Journalism Teacher Scholarships. Each will receive $1,000 from the Journalism Education Association to help…
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JEA commits to racial justice

The Journalism Education Association supports free and responsible scholastic journalism by providing resources and educational opportunities, by promoting professionalism, by encouraging and rewarding student excellence and teacher achievement, and by fostering an atmosphere which encompasses diversity yet builds unity. In a summer like no other in educational history, the JEA Board has been acutely aware…
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