Illinois JEA

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Illinois Journalism Education Association
Eastern Illinois University
Journalism Department
2521 Buzzard Hall
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-6003  •  [email protected]


As listed below, you can contact us at the Illinois Journalism Education Association in a variety of ways, including social media. But don’t forget our website. We welcome your online comments — it’s great to have a conversation!


Contact Our Adviser Helpline


If you have a question or problem, let us know by using our Adviser Helpline. Our executive director or another board member will be in touch with you within 24 hours. You can fill out the helpline form here:
IJEA Adviser Helpline


Contact Our Executive Director


The IJEA executive director is Dr. Sally Renaud, professor and interim chair, Department of Journalism, Eastern Illinois University. You can reach her by email at the address below (click the link):
Email Address


Contact Our Officers


You can reach our president, vice president, co-secretaries and treasurer by email at the addresses below (click the links):

President

John Gonczy, CJE
Marist High School
Email Address

Vice President

Dr. Dan Kerns
Richwoods High School
Email Address

Co-Secretary

Brad Bennewitz, CJE
Galesburg High School
Email Address

Co-Secretary

Linda Jones
Roosevelt University
Email Address

Treasurer

Katie Comeford Fernandez
Phoenix Military Academy
Email Address


Contact Our Website Director


Dave Porreca, CJE, is our website director, and he would be glad to answer your question about our site. He is currently webmaster and communications specialist for Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401. For 15 years, he was the journalism teacher and news media adviser at the University of Illinois Laboratory High School in Urbana. You can reach him at the email address below (click the link):
Email Address


Contact Us at Our General Email Address


If you’re not sure to whom you should direct your message, you can reach us at the email address below (click the link):
Email Address


Contact Us on Social Media


You can find us on social media. We usually tweet several times a day during the school year, and we try to post on Facebook two or three times a week. Follow us, like us, engage with us!
Illinois JEA on Twitter: @IllinoisJEA
Illinois JEA on Facebook: Facebook.com/Illinois-Journalism-Education-Association


Contact Us on Our Website


During the school year we post items on our website as often as possible, and we welcome your online comments!
https://www.ijea.net/


Contact Us in Person or by Postal Mail


Illinois Journalism Education Association c/o Dr. Sally Renaud
Eastern Illinois University
Journalism Department
2521 Buzzard Hall
600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920


 

Official site of the Illinois Journalism Education Association, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston
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