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Mentoring Monday: JEA Mentoring Program provides opportunity for mentors to become a team and friends

By Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair When we developed the concept of the JEA Mentoring Program five years ago, we envisioned that each state participating in the program would have at least two participating mentors. Our thought was that having at least two mentors from the same state would foster teamwork. Alabama mentors Jo...

Mentoring Monday — Alabama mentor part of team that received JEA Diversity Award

JEA mentor Marie Parsons (on left) and Dr. Jennifer Greer, chair of the Department of Journalism at the University of Alabama, 
received the JEA Diversity Award at the JEA/NSPA convention in Anaheim in April for the school’s 28-year-old 
Multicultural Journalism Workshop. Parsons is founding director of the 
workshop. More than 600 high school students interested in journalism have...