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Write-Off winners announced from annual contest.

Write-Off winners announced from annual contest.

September 15, 2014


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Congratulations to the following Write-Off winners at the Sept. 12, 2014, annual IJEA Fall Conference at the U of I. 1. Matthew Hickey, Marist 2. Kaitlyn MacDonald, Washington Community 3. Albert Henderson, Mattoon HM. Diane Leane, Prospect HM. Gabby Cano, Kaneland

Mike Doyle: Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

August 26, 2014


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The newly retired Belvidere North adviser is one of 13 to be recognized with a 2014 JEA Lifetime Achievement Award.

2013-14 All-State Team honored by IJEA at year-end event

2013-14 All-State Team honored by IJEA at year-end event

June 13, 2014


Filed under All-State, Contests, IJEA News, IJOY, Showcase

Twelve Illinois high school media staff members named to the 2013-14 All-State Journalism Team, sponsored by the Illinois Journalism Education Association, were honored in a ceremony Saturday, June 7, at the Executive Mansion in Springfield.  Also honored was the Illinois Journalist of the Year and...

Award winners told to use their power to inspire

Award winners told to use their power to inspire

June 10, 2014


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On June 7, Daily Herald Film Critic Dann Gire was the featured speaker at IJEA’s annual award luncheon at the Governor’s mansion in Springfield.  Here's what he told the students and their faculty advisers. IN MAY, my daughter Lauren gave this to me for a birthday present. It's a plaque that says ...

2013-14 All-State Team announced

May 28, 2014


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The Illinois Journalism Education Association has announced its 2013-14 All-State Team. The team members are: • Gabrielle Abesamis of Niles West High School in Skokie, Evelyn Lauer, adviser • Holly Baldacci of Huntley High School, Dennis Brown, adviser • Nicholas Boose of Kaneland High in Maple ...

IJEA Fall Conference set for Sept. 12

IJEA Fall Conference set for Sept. 12

May 19, 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.

Video: Mike Doyle reflects on career as he accepts 2014 James A. Tidwell Award

Video: Mike Doyle reflects on career as he accepts 2014 James A. Tidwell Award

May 16, 2014


Filed under IJEA News, IJEA Video, Press On!

The Belvidere fixture is retiring after 15 years of working with high school journalists — and fittingly he's the recipient of IJEA's highest teaching award .

Susie Knoblauch leaving IHSA

May 15, 2014


Filed under IJEA News, Uncategorized

Susie Knoblauch, Assistant Executive Director of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) for the past 10 years, has been named to the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) staff as Director of Performing Arts and Sports. Knoblauch, who is expected to begin her duties on August...

Remembering a journalistic icon

Remembering a journalistic icon

April 12, 2014


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Illinois journalism has lost an iconic friend. Not just scholastic journalism. Not just collegiate journalism. The entire journalism community as a whole. James Tidwell, Chairman of the Department of Journalism at Eastern Illinois and former Executive Director of the Illinois Journalism Education...

Lane Tech editor-in-chief named 2014 Illinois Journalist of the Year

Lane Tech editor-in-chief named 2014 Illinois Journalist of the Year

March 12, 2014


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Walker Post, editor-in-chief of The Warrior at Lane Technical High School in Chicago, is the 2014 Illinois Journalist of the Year. The announcement was made during the annual spring conference of the Scholastic Press Association of Chicago (SPAC) on Tuesday. Post, who will attend The Universit...

Congrats, SISPA advisers!

Congrats, SISPA advisers!

March 6, 2014


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The annual Manion Rice Adviser Awards were presented to Bridget Heck of Alton High School (second from left) and Jennifer Reiser of Washington High School. Heck advises the Tatler yearbook and Resier advises the Advocate newspaper. SISPA Director Cathy Wall of Harrisburg, left, and Director of the SIUC...

Don’t forget…you can follow us..

Don’t forget…you can follow us..

February 20, 2014


Filed under Announcements, IJEA News

Keep up with IJEA news and information on Twitter.  We're @IllinoisJEA. Check us out at https://twitter.com/IllinoisJEA...

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