Virginia Assocation of Journalism Teachers & Advisers

  • Furnas Named 2017 VAJTA Award Winner

    Furnas Named 2017 VAJTA Award Winner

    August 7, 2017

    Kelly Furnas, lecturer in Communications at Elon University, is the 2017 recipient of the Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers (VAJTA) Award, which recognizes organizations and individuals that have furthered scholastic journalism in Virginia. Furnas has been an exceptional friend...

  • Press Uncuffed High School Boot Camp

    Press Uncuffed High School Boot Camp

    April 27, 2017

    The Press Uncuffed High School Boot Camp will take place at Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland, College Park from 9 am – 2 pm on May 23. Interested in press freedom worldwide and here in the United States? We’re looking for high school students to get involved in P...

  • Critiques and Contests: Start Preparing NOW!

    Critiques and Contests: Start Preparing NOW!

    April 22, 2017

    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 12, so get your POs submitted and checks cut now! Here are a couple of orga...

  • Seattle: Journalism Quiz Bowl Online Qualifiers

    Seattle: Journalism Quiz Bowl Online Qualifiers

    March 22, 2017

    IT'S THIS WEEK! March 20-24 - Now is your chance to see how well your student teams of four will fare against each other AND get hyped for the upcoming JEA Quiz Bowl in Seattle! We’re hoping that you and your students will jump for joy at the chance to use the online Quiz Bowl quiz to get excited...

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  • JEA NSPA Partner Project

    JEA NSPA Partner Project

    March 7, 2017

    JEA is entering the second year of its partner project in partnership with the National Scholastic Press Association to deliver on-site training to journalism programs in need. All journalism teachers and their students deserve support and training regardless of factors like location, funding and available resou...

REGULAR DEADLINE: MAY 1! Register for JCamp! July 16-20, 2017 at JMU

REGULAR DEADLINE: MAY 1! 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...

January 17, 2017No Comments

jCamp 2016

jCamp 2016

January 15, 2017

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Press Uncuffed High School Boot Camp

Press Uncuffed High School Boot Camp

The Press Uncuffed High School Boot Camp will take place at Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland, College Park from 9 am – 2 pm on May 23. Interested in press freedom worldwide and here in th...

April 27, 2017No Comments

Recent Resources Stories

Critiques and Contests: Start Preparing NOW!

April 22, 2017

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...

JEA NSPA Partner Project

March 7, 2017

JEA is entering the second year of its partner project in partnership with the National Scholastic Press Association to deliver on-site training to journal...

Covering the 2017 Presidential Inauguration

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 prepa...

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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...

December 5, 2016

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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...

February 16, 2016No Comments

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...

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