jCamp 2016

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: Throug...  Read More »

July 4, 2016 • 0 comments

jCamp 2015: Sights and Sounds

July 25, 2015

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Critiques and Contests: Start Preparing NOW!

As you wrap up the school year (and publish your final issues and distribute your yearbooks), you may want to get your editors to start pulling together work for critiques and award consideration. Many have deadlines of June...  Read More »

April 22, 2016 • 0 comments

Recent Resources Stories

Story Archive Project: Islamophobia

March 3, 2016

Teenagers everywhere are basically the same...they have the same dreams, the same stressors, the same conflicts. They are dealing with the same...  Read More »

VAJTA Story Archive Project

February 3, 2016

The board is excited to introduce a new project  - the Virginia Story Archive Project. The attached PDF explains exactly what we’re hoping...  Read More »

When Deadlines Laugh at Snow

January 23, 2016

The Blizzard of 2016 (affectionately referred to as Snowzilla) has essentially shut down the state of Virginia. The news is saying, "Stay safe,...  Read More »

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IMPORTANT DATES

Feb. 22: Last day for earlybird registration for CSPA

March 1: jCamp Earlybird Deadline

March 16-18: CSPA Spring Convention

April 14-17: JEA/NSPA Spring Convention in LA

April 22-23: jDay @Westfield HS

JEA Digital Media Podcasts

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 »

February 16, 2016 • 0 comments

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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