Illinois JEA

Brenda Field receives 2017 James A. Tidwell Award for Excellence in Scholastic Media Education

Brenda Field receives 2017 James A. Tidwell Award for Excellence in Scholastic Media Education

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

May 12, 2017

The Glenbrook South High School yearbook adviser and state director for the IJEA encourages advisers to "Fly the J" as a reference to her beloved Cubs and scholastic press freedom in Illinois

Cathy Wall receives 2016 James A. Tidwell Award for Excellence in Scholastic Media Education

Cathy Wall receives 2016 James A. Tidwell Award for Excellence in Scholastic Media Education

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

May 4, 2016

Harrisburg High School journalism adviser Cathy Wall was pragmatic in her advice to a room packed with other publications teachers from throughout Illinois. Pull other advisers into the Illinois journalism community, she admonished. Build relationships with administrators to remind them we are on the...

Make your summer plans now: Apply to the IPF/EIU High School Journalism Workshop

Make your summer plans now: Apply to the IPF/EIU High School Journalism Workshop

Illinois Journalism Education Association

March 8, 2016

How does an all-expenses-paid, 10-day summer j-camp sound? If you're a student, read on for application info. If you're an adviser, share this with your students!

Video: Watch Janet Levin’s acceptance speech for the 2015 James A. Tidwell Award

Video: Watch Janet Levin’s acceptance speech for the 2015 James A. Tidwell Award

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

May 4, 2015

The longtime Hersey High newspaper adviser was honored May 1 at the IHSA state final, and she had some insights and advice for her peers.

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.

Good luck at IHSA State! (#IHSAJ2015)

April 27, 2015

IHSA Journalism State is THIS Friday. IJEA wishes the best of luck to all student journalist competitors, and remember, you are among the BEST!

Apply for FREE EIU summer journalism workshop

Apply for FREE EIU summer journalism workshop

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Board Member

April 23, 2015

The Illinois Press Foundation and Eastern Illinois University are partnering once again to provide a FREE two-week journalism workshop for students.

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