Illinois JEA

2009-10 All-State Journalism Team receives awards in Springfield

June 6, 2010


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Members of the 2009-10 All-State Journalism Team gathered at the Executive Mansion in Springfield for their induction on June 5. The team members are: Karen Baena, Lane Technical College Prep High School, adviser Seth Johnson Andrea Behling, Belvidere North High School, adviser Mike Doyle Nichola...

Advisers: Stay on top of the latest photo and video techniques in journalism

February 18, 2010


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Dear Illinois advisers: It's now easy for you to stay on top of the latest trends and techniques in photo and video journalism. Rather than bookmark a bunch of sites/blogs and carve out time to visit them regularly, hsj.org has created an RSS mashup that you can dip into – at your convenience. Click here to see a live preview of this photo/video mashup:http://hsj.org/content.cfm?id=217 To learn more about this feed or subscribe to it, please go tohttp://hsj.org/content.cfm?id=213 And ...

Friend of Scholarship Award 2007

October 1, 2009


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Dick Johns, longtime executive director of Quill and Scroll, was awarded the 2007 Friend of Scholastic Journalism Award from IJEA on Sept. 14. Johns’ statewide recognition and thanks for his three decades of service to scholastic journalism nationally and in Illinois was presented by John Gonczy, a...

Friend of Scholarship Award 2006

October 1, 2009


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Marty Hickman, left, executive director of the Illinois High School Association, accepts the 2006 IJEA Friend of Scholastic Journalism Award from John Gonczy, second from left, IJEA vice president, and IJEA President Sarah Doerner, right, Oct. 6 in Urbana. Susie Knoblauch, assistant executive direct...

Illinois Journalist of the Year 2006 – Tanya Sneddon

September 26, 2009


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Tanya Sneddon, a senior at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights, accepts her 2006 Illinois Journalist of the Year honor from JEA State Director Randy Swikle. Sneddon is advised by Janet Levin....

Illinois Journalist of the Year 2008 – Jared Goltz

September 23, 2009


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Jared Goltz of Deerfield High School was named the 2008 Illinois Journalist of the Year. His adviser is Charlotte Titcomb. Photo by Randy Swikle. The 2008 Illinois Journalist of the Year competition recognized Jared Goltz of Deerfield High School, second from left, and runners-up were Lena Shapiro ...

Illinois Journalist of the Year 2007 – Kristina Hauptmann

September 23, 2009


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Kristina Hauptmann, who served as sports editor of the Statesman newspaper during her senior year at Stevenson High School and was on staff for three years, was honored as this year’s IJOY. Photo by Randy Swikle...

IJEA 20-Year Celebration Dinner Photos

September 22, 2009


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John Gonczy, IJEA vice president, was one of the masters of ceremony. Gonczy teaches journalism and advises at Mt. Carmel High School in Chicago. Linda Puntney, JEA executive director, was the evening’s keynote speaker. She reminded the audience of the past 20 years, and asked them to consider their own careers and their personal ...

IJEA Hall of Fame 2008

September 22, 2009


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The inaugural class for the IJEA Hall of Fame was inducted at the group’s 20th anniversary dinner Sept. 20, 2008, at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill. Complete biographies of the members will be coming shortly. A permanent display and tribute to the Hall of Fame members will be on the...

Rising Star

September 22, 2009


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Jason Block, adviser of The Prospector student newspaper at Prospect High School, receives a Rising Star Award from former Illinois adviser Susan Tantillo, JEA awards committee, at the 2009 JEA/NSPA spring convention in Phoenix. Rising Star recipients must have one to five years journalism teaching ...

JEA Congratulates IJEA on 20 Years!

September 22, 2009


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The 20th anniversary dinner for the IJEA was held Saturday night, Sept. 20, in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Union on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Ill. Linda Puntney, Journalism Education Association executive director, was the keynote speaker....

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