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Illinois students take home sixth-largest number of awards at Fall 2015 JEA Write-offs

Illinois students take home sixth-largest number of awards at Fall 2015 JEA Write-offs

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under Awards, IJEA News, JEA/NSPA Convention, Press On!

There's probably no type of contest that better simulates the deadline conditions of real journalism than a write-off competition. No wonder the JEA Write-offs in Orlando attracted more than 2,000 participants. And Illinois students were right in the thick of things.

Illinois publications, students win NSPA awards at Orlando convention

Illinois publications, students win NSPA awards at Orlando convention

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

With one Newspaper Pacemaker, four Best of Shows and five Individual Awards, Illinois was well represented in the winners circle at the 2015 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention.

Don’t let your students miss out! Orlando JEA Write-off registration deadline is Oct. 21

Don’t let your students miss out! Orlando JEA Write-off registration deadline is Oct. 21

October 20, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

Part of the fun of attending a JEA/NSPA Convention is giving your students the opportunity to compete against their peers in JEA Write-off contests. So be sure to sign up!

IHSA approves changes to state journalism tournament

IHSA approves changes to state journalism tournament

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

The biggest change concerns photography, but five other events were also revised. It's never too early to prepare for the spring tournament, so read on!

Get in “journalism mode” with IJEA’s 2015 Fall Conference

Get in “journalism mode” with IJEA’s 2015 Fall Conference

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

August 31, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

Whether it's learning about the latest reporting techniques or just watching your students be inspired by some of the top journalism experts anywhere, here's where you should be Sept. 18!

National JEA honors three IJEA members

National JEA honors three IJEA members

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

August 28, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

Retired advisers Deb Buttleman Malcolm and Tom Winski have won Lifetime Achievement awards, and Phoenix Military Academy adviser Katie Comeford has earned a Future Teacher Scholarship. Check out the details inside.

The future is looking bright: IJEA, Illinois Press Foundation honor high school journalism standouts

The future is looking bright: IJEA, Illinois Press Foundation honor high school journalism standouts

By Sally Renaud, IJEA Executive Director

June 7, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

With the end of the school year came IJEA's annual awards — a chance to salute some of the most talented j-students in the state.

Innovation pays off for first-year adviser Kristen DiGiorgio

Innovation pays off for first-year adviser Kristen DiGiorgio

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

May 27, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

The Bradley-Bourbonnais teacher (and IJEA member) was a national winner in the 1 For All First Amendment Challenge, which recognized inventive approaches to teaching the five foundational freedoms of American democracy.

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.

Looking for broadcast equipment? Have we got a deal for you!

Looking for broadcast equipment? Have we got a deal for you!

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

May 13, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

Teacher Dan Kerns of Richwoods High School in Peoria has a surplus of cameras and other hardware that he's willing to give to another school. Read on for the details!

Print, online winners announced in IJEA’s 2014-15 Newspaper Contest

Print, online winners announced in IJEA’s 2014-15 Newspaper Contest

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

May 9, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

Student news publications from around the state competed in our annual newspaper contest. Check out the winners, like this photo from Phoenix Military Academy of Chicago.

Meet our new All-State Team!

Meet our new All-State Team!

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

May 5, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

Whether they're editing copy, writing headlines, designing pages or otherwise saving the day behind the scenes, these nine students make sure their school publications deliver excellence in journalism.

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