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Keep the faith — your website will happen

Keep the faith — your website will happen

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, I sat with two staffers and determined a goal:  we will publish new content daily. If any of you were like me, confused and discouraged about combining a print publication with a web publication, take heart. For the first time in several years, I have faith that my staff’s news website (on SNO) and its print edition will […]

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National News Engagement Day is Tuesday, Oct. 7

National News Engagement Day is Tuesday, Oct. 7

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Early last week JEA announced its support of National News Engagement Day, and because it’s just around the corner –Tuesday, Oct. 7 – we want to share ideas for how your students might choose to participate. 1. Consider signing the pledge here. 2. Check out the ideas posted from AEJMC on a Pinterest board dedicated to this […]

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12 Digital Tools for Journalists – A share from the SPJ Convention

12 Digital Tools for Journalists – A share from the SPJ Convention

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Megan Fromm, JEA Professional Support Director, attended the Society of Professional Journalist’s Excellence in Journalism Convention a few weeks ago and came back with a great list of digital tools. She attended a presentation led by representatives from the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism where they shared the following digital tools for journalists. It’s a […]

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2014 NSPA Broadcast Story of the Year Finalists Announced

2014 NSPA Broadcast Story of the Year Finalists Announced

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The National Scholastic Press Association announced their list of finalists in the 2014 Broadcast Story of the Year competitions. Finalists were named in the News, Feature and Sports categories. You can see the finalists and check out the stories on the NSPA site here. Winners will be announced Nov. 8 at the 2014 JEA/NSPA Fall […]

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2014 Broadcast Pacemaker Finalists and Multimedia Story of the Year Finalists Announced

2014 Broadcast Pacemaker Finalists and Multimedia Story of the Year Finalists Announced

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The National Scholastic Press Association announced the 2014 National High School Broadcast Pacemaker finalists yesterday on their website. Eleven schools were named finalists. You can view the 11 schools here: http://studentpressblogs.org/nspa/2014-nspa-broadcast-pacemaker-finalists/ NSPA also named the 2014 Multimedia Story of the Year finalists. A total of 18 finalists were announced in three different categories. You can check out […]

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Broadcast Lesson Plans and Resources

Broadcast Lesson Plans and Resources

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the past year or so, some tremendous resources have been developed for broadcast journalism teachers.  These lesson plans, guides and advice are especially great for beginning advisers and staffs, but experienced teachers will also find useful information. JEA Curriculum Initiative Developed to support JEA members, this vast array of lessons, course outlines and other […]

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Join the JEA Digital Media Committee at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 , in DC (and bring a friend)

Join the JEA Digital Media Committee at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 , in DC (and bring a friend)

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The JEA Digital Media Committee (the group responsible for this site and a host of other things) will be meeting in Washington D.C. at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention. The meeting will be 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, in Park Tower Suite 8219. It’s an open meeting so please show up and feel […]

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How to Organize Your Broadcast Staff

How to Organize Your Broadcast Staff

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Its crucial that we establish our broadcast programs as public forums, independent from school administration and free from prior review.  This means that students must make all content decisions, and run the news organization as a team of professional journalists. In order to do this, we need to organize our staffs to create an efficient […]

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ONA award finalist list a gold mine of inspiration

ONA award finalist list a gold mine of inspiration

| September 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Online News Association announced the finalists in its 2014 Online Journalism Awards contest recently, and if you have a few hours to kill, take a look at the list (or at the very least, bookmark it for later viewing). It is seriously inspirational. In the press release, ONA included a great quote from Joshua Hatch, […]

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