Illinois JEA

Holley-Bruns, Doerner receive IJEA honors for their service

Holley-Bruns, Doerner receive IJEA honors for their service

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

September 18, 2017


Filed under Adviser Recognition, Awards, Friend of Scholastic Journalism, IJEA Fall Conference, IJEA News, Press On!

For one, it was her final year directing the IJEA Fall Conference at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. For the other, it was a lifetime of service as past president of the Illinois Journalism Education Association. Regardless, IJEA was not going to let either retire without honoring their contributions to the statewide journalism advisers organization. Lynn Holley-Bruns, lecturer of journali...

Know of a deserving colleague? Deadlines are drawing near for IJEA educator and friend awards

Know of a deserving colleague? Deadlines are drawing near for IJEA educator and friend awards

Dr. Sally Renaud, IJEA Executive Director

February 21, 2017


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

Although we love to honor student journalists, we also strive to recognize their elders — the teachers, advisers, administrators and friends who make outstanding scholastic journalism possible with their guidance and support. Do you know of deserving candidates? Submit your nominations — or your own applications — today!

IJEA honors Linda Jones as 2016 Friend of Scholastic Journalism

IJEA honors Linda Jones as 2016 Friend of Scholastic Journalism

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

September 29, 2016


Filed under Friend of Scholastic Journalism, IJEA News, IJEA Video, Press On!

In accepting the Friend of Scholastic Journalism award, Linda Jones spoke of everyone -- except herself. From the McCormick Foundation to the Scholastic Press Association of Chicago advisers, Jones honored the others who, for decades, have worked with her to positively influence Chicago-area high...

Video: Press on! Film critic Dann Gire honored as 2013 Friend of Scholastic Journalism

Video: Press on! Film critic Dann Gire honored as 2013 Friend of Scholastic Journalism

September 15, 2013


Filed under IJEA News, IJEA Video, Press On!

URBANA — Dann Gire, film critic for the Daily Herald in Arlington Heights, was named the 2013 Friend of Scholastic Journalism by the IJEA Sept. 13 at the Colonial Room of the Illini Union on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Sarah Doerner, IJEA president, had this to...

Karen Waldron honored as Friend of Scholastic Journalism

September 24, 2012


Filed under Awards, Friend of Scholastic Journalism, IJEA News

Karen Waldron, longtime administrative aide at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and SISPA and IHSA coordinator, was honored Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, as IJEA's Friend of Scholastic Journalism. Waldron, who has directed the annual SISPA convention in Carbondale and the IHSA sectionals at SIUC...

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