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Congratulations, 2017 IJEA Yearbook Contest winners!

Congratulations, 2017 IJEA Yearbook Contest winners!

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and At-Large Board Member

January 10, 2018

Whether it was copy writing, sports coverage, photography, graphics, layout and design, divider pages, theme development or overall coverage of the 2016-17 school year, Illinois high school journalists shined in IJEA's 2017 Yearbook Contest. Check out the complete results inside.

Start preparing for IHSA Journalism Sectionals

Start preparing for IHSA Journalism Sectionals

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

April 20, 2017

Illinois student journalists with striking skills in photography, strong creativity in yearbook theme development, and solid sports writing chops will travel to seven different sectional sites on April 22. However, these students won't be competing in the IHSA Journalism Sectionals only for personal...

Congratulations, 2016 IJEA Yearbook Contest winners!

Congratulations, 2016 IJEA Yearbook Contest winners!

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

January 5, 2017

Whether it was copy writing, sports coverage, photography, graphics, layout and design, divider pages, theme development or overall coverage of the 2015-16 school year, Illinois high school journalists shined in IJEA's 2016 Yearbook Contest. Check out the complete results inside.

IJEA announces 2016 Newspaper and Digital News Media Contest Winners

IJEA announces 2016 Newspaper and Digital News Media Contest Winners

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

May 12, 2016

In an effort to adapt to the changing scholastic newsrooms in Illinois and expand the possibilities for students to receive both feedback and encouragement, the Illinois Journalism Education Association expanded its newspaper contest this year. In addition to the change in how entries were submitted...

3 Illinois schools take home Pacemakers

3 Illinois schools take home Pacemakers

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

April 16, 2016

Student journalists from Illinois made the state proud as this year's Pacemaker awards were announced in Los Angeles. The Land of Lincoln was represented among the winners with a Yearbook Pacemaker and two Online Pacemakers for the year. 2015 Yearbook Pacemaker Winner Glenbrook South High ...

Congratulations, 2015 IJEA Yearbook Contest winners!

Congratulations, 2015 IJEA Yearbook Contest winners!

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

January 6, 2016

Whether it was copy writing, sports coverage, photography, graphics, layout and design, divider pages, theme development or overall coverage of the 2014-15 school year, Illinois high school journalists shined in IJEA's 2015 Yearbook Contest. Check out the complete results inside.

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.

IHSA approves changes to state journalism tournament

IHSA approves changes to state journalism tournament

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

September 3, 2015

The biggest change concerns photography, but five other events were also revised. It's never too early to prepare for the spring tournament, so read on!

Print, online winners announced in IJEA’s 2014-15 Newspaper Contest

Print, online winners announced in IJEA’s 2014-15 Newspaper Contest

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

May 9, 2015

Student news publications from around the state competed in our annual newspaper contest. Check out the winners, like this photo from Phoenix Military Academy of Chicago.

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.

Evanston Township wins IHSA title as state journalism tournament celebrates 10th year

Evanston Township wins IHSA title as state journalism tournament celebrates 10th year

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

May 2, 2015

The Eastern Illinois University campus was buzzing with high school journalists May 1 as the best in the state competed for individual medals and team trophies.

Encouraging words: Reasons to be optimistic going into Friday’s IHSA state journalism final!

Encouraging words: Reasons to be optimistic going into Friday’s IHSA state journalism final!

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

April 29, 2015

Even if your school is small or you didn’t win your sectional, IHSA history says you have ample grounds to be positive!

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