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IJEA Blog: Don’t stay on your island alone — help us get ready for JEA/NSPA Chicago ’18

IJEA Blog: Don’t stay on your island alone — help us get ready for JEA/NSPA Chicago ’18

Brenda Field, MJE, Illinois State Director, JEA

October 24, 2017


Filed under IJEA Blog, IJEA News, Press On!

Hall of Famer Brenda Field is the local chair for the JEA/NSPA Fall Convention scheduled for Chicago in 2018. It's not too late to get involved, she says — and what you put in now will pay dividends throughout your career.

IJEA Blog: In praise of journalism conferences and conventions

IJEA Blog: In praise of journalism conferences and conventions

Brenda Field, MJE, Illinois State Director, JEA

November 21, 2016


Filed under IJEA Blog, Press On!

Brenda Field attended her first JEA/NSPA convention in 1996. More than 30 conventions later, she's still attending — and still learning! Whether you go with or without students, conventions will always leave you feeling inspired, refreshed and renewed.

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


Filed under JEA/NSPA Convention

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 ...

Illinois publications, students win NSPA awards at Orlando convention

Illinois publications, students win NSPA awards at Orlando convention

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

With one Newspaper Pacemaker, four Best of Shows and five Individual Awards, Illinois was well represented in the winners circle at the 2015 JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention.

Illinois publications, student journalists win honors at JEA/NSPA spring convention

Illinois publications, student journalists win honors at JEA/NSPA spring convention

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

April 22, 2015


Filed under IJEA News, Press On!

In a strong showing at the 2015 Spring National High School Journalism Convention, Illinois students and advisers brought home Pacemakers, Best of Show honors and Write-Off awards.

Four Illinois newspapers named NSPA Pacemakers

Four Illinois newspapers named NSPA Pacemakers

December 1, 2014


Filed under Contests, IJEA News

Four Illinois student newspapers have been named Pacemakers by the National Scholastic Press Association. They are: • The Advocate, Washington Community High School, Haley Willis, editor, Jennifer Reiser, adviser • Omega, Downers Grove North High School, Rachel Krusenoski, Nicole Williams, edit...

IJEA’s Stan Zoller selected for NSPA’s top honor to journalism educators

IJEA’s Stan Zoller selected for NSPA’s top honor to journalism educators

September 29, 2014


Filed under Adviser Recognition, IJEA News

The former Rolling Meadows adviser and tireless scholastic journalism advocate will receive the Pioneer Award in November at the JEA/NSPA Fall National Convention.

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