Virginia Assocation of Journalism Teachers & Advisers

  • Above the Fold and Beyond

    Above the Fold and Beyond

    Meilan Solly, 2014 Virginia Student Journalist of the Year

    December 4, 2017

    At the beginning of high school, my journalism experience was limited to screenings of the movie Newsies and trips to the Newseum. Still, I was convinced that reporting was my life’s calling, so I joined the student newspaper and set myself several goals: first, become editor-in-chief of The Husky Headli...

  • “The Trials of a Scold” Giveaway

    “The Trials of a Scold” Giveaway

    November 9, 2017

    "The Trials of a Scold: The Incredible True Story of Writer Anne Royall" by Jeff Biggers documents the life of Anne Royall, travel writer, satirist, investigative journalist, author and publisher...all before women even had the right to vote.  And we're giving away five free copies. Want to win? A...

  • Join Us for the Fourth Annual Adviser Retreat

    Join Us for the Fourth Annual Adviser Retreat

    Valerie Kibler

    November 8, 2017

    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 feel exactly like you - fellow journalism advisers. We all need a little revitalization, especially in the winter months, and...

  • 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...

  • 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...

JEA NSPA Partner Project

March 7, 2017No Comments

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 d...

Recent Resources Stories

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...

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...

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,...

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Join Us for the Fourth Annual Adviser Retreat

Valerie Kibler

November 8, 2017

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...

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Register for JCamp! July 15-19, 2018 at JMU

January 17, 2017No Comments

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 2018. It will once again be located at James...

jCamp 2016

jCamp 2016

January 15, 2017

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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
Above the Fold and Beyond

Meilan Solly, 2014 Virginia Student Journalist of the Year

December 4, 2017No Comments

At the beginning of high school, my journalism experience was limited to screenings of the movie Newsies and trips to the Newseum. Still, I was convinced that reporting was my l...

Administrating Student Journalists: Responsibility, Communication, Relationships

February 16, 2016

Real talk: Now what?

September 3, 2015

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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