• Covering the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

    Covering the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

    Carol Lange

    January 17, 2017

    If you are looking for resources to study presidential inaugural addresses, take a look at a past Washington Post NIE curriculum guide. This was prepared in 2009, but can be easily adapted to study Donald Trump’s inaugural address. This guide was prepared before nie.washingtonpost.com postings so it ... READ MORE »»

    Photo courtesy of Flickr user Gage Skidmore.

  • Register for JCamp! July 16-20, 2017 at JMU

    Register for JCamp! July 16-20, 2017 at JMU

    January 17, 2017

    Are you a journalism student or adviser that would love to learn about your craft from some of the best instructors in the nation? Then register today for JCAMP 2017. It will once again be located at James Madison University, home of The Breeze. And registration is NOW OPEN! You can save a lot of mon... READ MORE »»

  • jCamp 2016

    jCamp 2016

    January 15, 2017

    For five days in June, 60 journalists hit the streets of Harrisonburg and James Madison University to hone their skills...and have fun at the same time. Check out their work! Camp Website Harrisonburg, VA: Through the Lenses of Photography Students jCamp Stories in Pictures Early-bird registration for jCamp 201... READ MORE »»

  • CSPA Names Sixteen Va. Publications to Crown Finalist List

    CSPA Names Sixteen Va. Publications to Crown Finalist List

    November 22, 2016

    VAJTA would like to congratulate the following schools for being named to the CSPA Crown Finalist list. From the CSPA Crown press release: "The Crown Awards honor top student publications chosen from CSPA’s members.  Crowns are selected for overall excellence in a head-to-head comparison. Stud... READ MORE »»

    The 2016 tjTODAY staff at last year's awards ceremony.

  • jDay 2016 Winners

    jDay 2016 Winners

    April 26, 2016

    Congratulations to all of the 2016 JDay Write-Off winners! List of 2016 Winners by Category: Best of Show Newspaper: The Newsstreak, Harrisonburg High School Newsmagazine: tjTODAY, TJHSST Website: tjtoday.org Yearbook: The Clan, McLean HS Broadcast 1. Kaitlyn Cue, Harrisonburg HS ... READ MORE »»

Register for JCamp! July 16-20, 2017 at JMU

Register for JCamp! July 16-20, 2017 at JMU

Are you a journalism student or adviser that would love to learn about your craft from some of the best instructors in the nation? Then register today for JCAMP 2017. It will once again be located at James...  Read More »

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jCamp 2016

jCamp 2016

January 15, 2017

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Covering the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

Covering the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

Carol Lange

If you are looking for resources to study presidential inaugural addresses, take a look at a past Washington Post NIE curriculum guide. This was prepared in 2009, but can be easily adapted to study Donald Trump’s inaugural a...  Read More »

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Join Us for the Third Annual Adviser Retreat

Join Us for the Third Annual Adviser Retreat

Valerie Kibler

Ever have one of those days where you’re about to just pull your hair out and you’d give anything to just get away from it all and relax? Now you can! With people who...  Read More »

Dec 5

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IMPORTANT DATES

Jan. 13-15: jRetreat

Feb. 20: Last day for earlybird registration for CSPA

March 1: jCamp Earlybird Deadline

March 15-17: CSPA Spring Convention

April 6-9: JEA/NSPA Spring Convention in Seattle

JEA Digital Media Podcasts

Administrating Student Journalists: Responsibility, Communication, Relationships

Administrating Student Journalists: Responsibility, Communication, Relationships

Cynthia Prieto, Principal, Harrisonburg High School

Responsibility, Communication, Relationships. I am talking about a journalism program, be it newspaper, social media, broadcast or yearbook, of a high school. The roles are a b...  Read More »

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Real talk: Now what?

Real talk: Now what?

September 3, 2015

Taking Inventory: How to keep up with your media equipment

For many advisers the beginning of the school year is an exciting time but one that can be overwhelming with so much to do. As the year gets going, students...  Read More »

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