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Natalie White named national runner-up in JEA’s 2018 Journalist of the Year competition

Natalie White named national runner-up in JEA’s 2018 Journalist of the Year competition

April 16, 2018


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The 2018 Illinois Journalist of the Year, Natalie White of Downers Grove North High School, has been honored as one of six national runners-up in the Journalism Education Association's 2018 Journalist of the Year contest. JEA announced the national winner and runners-up April 14 at the closing awards...

Amanda Bright

November 23, 2015


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Amanda Bright advises the award-winnng yearbook, student newspaper and student multimedia news site at Mattoon High School. She became a Certified Journalism Educator in 2009 and a Master Journalism Educator in 2015.

Amanda Bright, CJE

November 23, 2015


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Amanda Bright advises the yearbook and the print and online versions of the student newspaper at Mattoon High School. She became a Certified Journalism Educator (CJE) in 2009.

Amanda Bright, MJE

November 23, 2015


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Amanda Bright advises the yearbook and the print and online student newspapers at Mattoon High School. Amanda became a Certified Journalism Educator (CJE) in 2009 and a Master Journalism Educator (MJE) in 2015.

TillieAnn Boliard

November 20, 2015


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TillieAnn Boliard is a senior at Meridian High School. She is editor-in-chief of both the Meridian Moments yearbook and Meridian Daily news site.

Stephanie Bias

November 20, 2015


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Stephanie Bias is a member of the Class of 2016 at LaSalle-Peru High School. She is editor-in-chief of the 2015-16 Ell Ess Pe yearbook.

Illinois Journalism Education Association

November 19, 2015


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IJEA, founded in 1988, is recognized as the state organization in Illinois that serves to assist scholastic journalism teachers and media advisers in promoting high standards in scholastic media and to elevate the status of scholastic media programs in secondary schools across the state. IJEA is headquartered...

Randy Swikle

October 23, 2015


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Randy Swikle, CJE, now retired from Johnsburg High School, was the 1999 Dow Jones News Fund National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year. A co-founder of the Illinois Journalism Education Association in 1988, he was twice elected president of the organization, served as JEA state director and...

Sally Renaud

October 21, 2015


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Dr. Sally Renaud is the executive director of the Illinois Journalism Education Association and a professor of journalism at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. She also serves as interim chair of EIU's department of journalism.

Dave Porreca

August 1, 2015


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Dave Porreca, CJE, is web/media specialist for Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401, located in the Near West Chicago suburbs. He also serves as website manager, social media director and newsletter editor for the Illinois Journalism Education Association. He taught journalism at the University...

Susie Knoblauch leaving IHSA

May 15, 2014


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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...

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

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December 30, 2013


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Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the main story box. In the window that opens, click on Upload Files and upload from your computer all...

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