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IJEA selects All-State Journalism Team for 2017

IJEA selects All-State Journalism Team for 2017

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

April 28, 2017

The All-State Journalism Team began in spring of 2005, when the Illinois Journalism Education Association recognized a need to honor those students who have proven themselves indispensable to their respective school media (e.g., yearbook, print or online newspaper, print or online newsmagazine, ...

IJEA Blog: It’s OK to cheat! Use this to ID your deserving All-State Journalism Team member(s)

IJEA Blog: It’s OK to cheat! Use this to ID your deserving All-State Journalism Team member(s)

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

February 27, 2017

Did that just say "Cheat"? Is that legal if I'm a teacher and adviser? Turns out, it is — especially if it's rewarding the most driven and passionate students in your newsroom with the honor of being on the IJEA All-State Journalism Team for 2017.

Meet the Winners: IJOYs and All-State Team honored at annual IPF/IJEA Luncheon

Meet the Winners: IJOYs and All-State Team honored at annual IPF/IJEA Luncheon

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

June 6, 2016

Keynote speaker Jamey Dunn-Thomason noted that it was so good to see so many great student journalists. It gave her hope for the future of journalism. All of the advisers, parents, and student journalists likely came away with the same impression after the annual Illinois Journalism Education...

IJEA selects All-State Journalism Team for 2016

IJEA selects All-State Journalism Team for 2016

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

May 2, 2016

The All-State Journalism Team began in spring of 2005, when the Illinois Journalism Education Association recognized a need to honor those students who have proven themselves indispensable to their respective school media (e.g., yearbook, print or online newspaper, print or online newsmagazine, broad...

Video: Here’s what’s so great about the IJEA All-State Journalism Team. Now go for it!

Video: Here’s what’s so great about the IJEA All-State Journalism Team. Now go for it!

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

September 14, 2015

Michael Geheren, a member of the IJEA All-State Journalism Team in 2012 and 2013, talks about why students should enter the competition and why advisers should nominate their MVPs.

What would Queen Latifah do? Advice for the next generation of journalists

What would Queen Latifah do? Advice for the next generation of journalists

By Carla Jimenez

June 10, 2015

One of the highlights of Saturday's IJEA awards luncheon was the inspiring speech by Carla Jimenez. Read on to find out what Queen Latifah has to do with great journalism!

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

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.

Meet our new All-State Team!

Meet our new All-State Team!

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

May 5, 2015

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.

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

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...

2013-14 All-State Team announced

May 28, 2014

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 ...

2012-13 All-State Team to be honored June 1 at Executive Mansion

May 8, 2013

Each year the IJEA names members of the All-State Journalism Team, those MVPs without whom their student media would not run as smoothly. Advisers nominate students who rise to the challenge, who work to ensure the publication or broadcast media meet deadlines, are error-free and represent the school....

2010-11 All-State high school journalists honored

2010-11 All-State high school journalists honored

June 15, 2011

At a ceremony Saturday, June 4, 2011, at the Executive Mansion in Springfield, the IJEA honored the state's top high school journalists. At this annual event, co-sponsored by the Illinois Press Foundation, students, their advisers and their families celebrated excellence in scholastic journalism....

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