Monthly archive January, 2013

Al Neuharth Free Spirit Award application deadline Feb. 15

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair The Al Neuharth Free Spirit Award is a great opportunity for high school media students to have a week-long, all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to participate in a journalism conference at the Newseum. The deadline for applying is Feb. 15. To be eligible, the student must: Be a...

JEA mentor serves as moderator for JEA’s new National Journalism Quiz Bowl

The National Journalism Quiz Bowl was a new event at the JEA/NSPA convention in San Antonio, and JEA mentor Marilyn Chapman (South Carolina) played a key role as the quiz bowl moderator. The National Journalism Quiz Bowl was adapted from the SIPA Quiz Bowl, a popular event at the Southern Interscholastic Press Association convention. Chapman,...

Reynolds High School Journalism Institutes help advisers develop their teaching and advising skills

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair New advisers have a great learning opportunity by attending a Reynolds High School Journalism Institute. Five HSJ Institutes will be running this summer, and now’s the time to prepare and submit applications. The deadline is March 1. Several mentees in the JEA Mentoring Program have participated in the...