Northwest Scholastic Press

OJEA and NWSP now Accepting Applications for Oregon High School Journalist of the Year

Simone Myers, Education Programs Assistant

January 30, 2015

"The Oregon High School Journalist of the Year is co-sponsored by the Oregon Journalism Education Association (OJEA) and Northwest Scholastic Press Association (NWSP). The winner of the Oregon competition will automatically be entered in the National Journalist of the Year sponsored by the national Journalism...

Interviews to Make Grandma Blush

Interviews to Make Grandma Blush

Dan Close

December 4, 2013

With 40 popping fresh ideas to consider when asking questions by Dan Close (reprinted from the 47th edition of the JEA magazine) You know the drill: Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? A few follow-up questions. Write a routine story. Yawn. It does not have to be that way for you and your rea...

Dan Brown debates Brian Brown in YouTube video about his remarks at national high school journalism convention in Seattle

August 23, 2012

Yesterday, The New York Times published an article about a debate that was staged for YouTube between the keynote speaker of the national high school journalism convention in Seattle who attacked the Bible as the root of much anti-gay bullying,  and originator of "It Gets Better" and the president of ...

Use #JEAai hashtag to follow the JEA Advisers Institute tweets from Las Vegas beginning July 9

July 6, 2012

Mark Newton, JEA ‏@jeapresident JEA President Mark Newton said he is "really looking forward to the latest JEA initiative — a teaching convention just for advisers." The JEA Advisers Institute kicks off Monday in Las Vegas, and you can follow along with the INNOVATION and INSPIRATION. Whether y...

CTE Journalism teacher reports on new Common Career Technical Core released this week

Kristy Nyp, Journalism Teacher, Manhattan (Kansas) High School

June 28, 2012

Just last week I attended the National Career Clusters Institute where the Common Career Technical Core was released for the first time (see I believe I may have been the only journalism teacher among the 800+ in attendance; I never found anyone el...

Speakers, judges critique leaders sought for San Antonio national convention

June 27, 2012

Coming to San Antonio in November for the JEA/NSPA Fall 2012 convention? Lend your wisdom to publication staffs by offering to critique newspapers or yearbooks! If you are a speaker at the convention and you plan to critique as well, sign up by filling out the form here:

2012 JEA Advisers Institute offers training, networking July 9-12 in Las Vegas

June 24, 2012

  Prepare for the exciting reincarnation of JEA’s Advisers Institute, bringing journalism teachers from across the country together for a week of adviser-specific training and networking. DATES The 2012 JEA Advisers Institute runs Monday, July 9 – Thursday, July 12. Monday’s event...

July 2 deadline approaching fast to nominate for JEA awards to be presented at San Antonio convention

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

June 21, 2012

It's time to quickly think about who would be good candidates for Journalism Education Association's awards, and to nominate them by filling out the nomination form, writing a letter of support and sending it to JEA so it's received by July 2.  — Do you have a principal or superintendent who has...

JEAHELP email distribution list moving to Kansas State, JEA’s headquarters, this weekend

May 9, 2012

I apologize for this long email, but this is a very important message regarding the JEAHELP email distribution list (listserv). Please do read through this entire message. On May 14, we will begin transitioning the JEA listserv to new servers at Kansas State, home of JEA's headquarters. There are...

NSPA and JEA issue statement regarding keynote speaker at recent Seattle convention

April 30, 2012

JEA and NSPA have just released a joint statement, to help clarify organizers' positions regarding the keynote address in Seattle. JEA and NSPA welcome their members and attendees to direct comments to [email protected] and [email protected] Statement by National Scholastic Press Association and Journalism Education Associatio...