Illinois JEA

Advisers, student journalists learn, collaborate at 2017 IJEA Fall Conference

Advisers, student journalists learn, collaborate at 2017 IJEA Fall Conference

By Amanda C. Bright, Co-Secretary and At-Large Board Member

September 19, 2017


Filed under IJEA Fall Conference, IJEA News, Press On!

Student journalists and advisers from across Illinois were able to share ideas and enjoy like-minded conversation during this year's IJEA Fall Conference on the campus of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Centered on building both skills and tenacity in the next generation of journal...

Holley-Bruns, Doerner receive IJEA honors for their service

Holley-Bruns, Doerner receive IJEA honors for their service

By Amanda C. Bright, Co-Secretary and At-Large Board Member

September 18, 2017


Filed under Adviser Recognition, Awards, Friend of Scholastic Journalism, IJEA Fall Conference, IJEA News, Press On!

For one, it was her final year directing the IJEA Fall Conference at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. For the other, it was a lifetime of service as past president of the Illinois Journalism Education Association. Regardless, IJEA was not going to let either retire without honoring their contributions to the statewide journalism advisers organization. Lynn Holley-Bruns, lecturer of journali...

Chicago-area advisers learn from each other at 2017 Teach-In

Chicago-area advisers learn from each other at 2017 Teach-In

By Amanda Bright, Co-Secretary and At-Large Board Member

August 21, 2017


Filed under Conferences/Workshops, First Amendment, IJEA News, Press On!, Regional Press Associations

Scholastic media advisers gathered in a high rise on Wacker Drive on Aug. 8 to not only enjoy the Chicago newsroom of Northwestern University's Medill School and its view of Lake Michigan, but also to learn more about the pressing issues in student media advising for the new school year. The 2017...

2016 IJEA Fall Conference in Review: Empowered staffs, empowered advisers

2016 IJEA Fall Conference in Review: Empowered staffs, empowered advisers

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

September 19, 2016


Filed under IJEA Fall Conference, IJEA News, IJEA Video, Press On!

With more than 320 Illinois high school journalists and their advisers in attendance this year, the 2016 IJEA Fall Conference is now in the books, or yearbooks, as the case may be. Students were able to attend a number of sessions -- from social media to reporting to advertising -- as well ...

‘Empower your students’ for great scholastic journalism at 2016 IJEA Fall Conference

‘Empower your students’ for great scholastic journalism at 2016 IJEA Fall Conference

August 15, 2016


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URBANA — Now that the Speech Rights of Student Journalists Act is the law of the land in Illinois, there is no better opportunity to "Empower Your Students" than at the IJEA Fall Conference. The daylong event will be held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with most of the se...

Become a Certified or Master Journalism Educator at the 2016 IJEA Fall Conference

Become a Certified or Master Journalism Educator at the 2016 IJEA Fall Conference

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

June 11, 2016


Filed under Adviser Recognition, Conferences/Workshops, Resources

For the second year, the Journalism Education Association will be offering the exam to become a Certified Journalism Educator or a Master Journalism Educator at the 2016 Fall Conference (Friday, Sept. 16) held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The designation of Certified Journal...

Apply NOW: 2016 Summer Journalism Workshops

Apply NOW: 2016 Summer Journalism Workshops

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

May 19, 2016


Filed under Conferences/Workshops, Summer Camps

Journalism education doesn't stop when the school year ends. There are many opportunities to keep learning, practicing, and engaging with other student journalists throughout the summer months. Take a look at the journalism workshop or camp offerings below to get started.   Media University at University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign (application ...

Save the date for #IJEA15!

Save the date for #IJEA15!

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

May 15, 2015


Filed under Conferences/Workshops, IJEA Fall Conference, IJEA News, Press On!, Showcase

The newsroom of the future is here, and you can learn all about it at our Fall Conference in September. Staffers from DNAinfo Chicago will deliver our keynote, and the conference will offer plenty of expert sessions.

IJEA Fall Conference set for Sept. 12

IJEA Fall Conference set for Sept. 12

May 20, 2014


Filed under Conferences/Workshops, IJEA News

Advisers should mark their calendars for the 2014 Illinois Journalism Education Association (IJEA) Fall Conference coming up on Friday, Sept. 12 at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Campaign.

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