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  • March 4JEANC Annual Contest will open March 6. Entries due by April 15.

  • January 312017 NorCal Media Day at Palo Alto HS will be Oct. 7

JEANC Announces “Nick Ferentinos Memorial Student Press Freedom Award”

February 27, 2017
Filed under Annual Contest, Member News, Showcase

The Journalism Education Association of Northern California is proud to announce the addition of a new category and award to its annual spring contest. The Nicholas Ferentinos Memorial Student Press Freedom Award  — given to the winner of the new “Press Freedom” category — honors the memory...

California Journalist of the Year contest — looking back and looking forward

California Journalist of the Year contest — looking back and looking forward

January 14, 2017
Filed under Journalist of the Year, Member News, Showcase

With the 2017 California Journalist of the Year contest deadline approaching Feb. 19, now is a good time to reflect on the impressive track record of NorCal students in the past few years. In particular, after several years of strong national runners-up, in 2016 we were proud to see one of our ow...

2016 NorCal Media Day

2016 NorCal Media Day

August 5, 2016
Filed under Best of the West, Member News, NorCal Media Conference, On-site Contest, Uncategorized

Join JEANC for a full day of learning at the NorCal Media Conference. Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 FREE for JEANC member advisers and their students at the Media Arts Center, Palo Alto HS Registration 9:00 a.m., sessions 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Optional on-site contests 2:15-3:15 p.m.  DETAILS Conference FAQs: Check here to see if your...

2016 JEANC Annual Contest–submit your entries by April 15

March 20, 2016
Filed under Contests, Member News

In an attempt to recognize student journalists and their work for student publications, we offer an annual contest. With the shift in graduation credits, AP course offerings, curriculum standards, and with administrators placing more emphasis on testing, advisers need every possible resource to promote...

2015 NorCal Media Conference: Best of the West

September 27, 2015
Filed under Best of the West, Contests, Member News, NorCal Media Conference

Congratulations to all who participated in the Best of the West contest. This contest recognizes the "best" of each publication category represented at the convention. Here are the formal criteria: Carry in only, the Best of the West Contest follows NSPA Guidelines for national JEA/NSPA conventions. Ne...

2015 NorCal Media Conference: Congratulations contest winners

September 27, 2015
Filed under Contests, Member News, NorCal Media Conference, On-site Contest

One hundred student journalists participated in on-site contests in 11 categories at the 2015 NorCal Media Conference on Sept. 26. Of those, 38 received individual awards. Here are the winners in each category, which are also archived online. All certificates and judges' feedback will be sent to advisers ...

September 24, 2015
Filed under Best of the West, Contests

Carry in only, the Best of the West Contest follows NSPA Guidelines for national JEA/NSPA conventions. Newspapers, newsmagazines and broadcasts must be published between Aug. 1 of the contest year and the start of the convention. Only yearbooks and literary magazines from the prior school year will be...

2015 NorCal Media Conference: On-site Contest Descriptions

September 12, 2015
Filed under Contests, Member News, NorCal Media Conference, On-site Contest

News Contestants will attend a session in which a speaker will present on a newsworthy topic and follow with a question and answer period. The written story should demonstrate an understanding of news values and basic newswriting style. Editorial Contestants will attend a session in which a speaker will ...

6 things only people who enter the JEANC annual contest understand

6 things only people who enter the JEANC annual contest understand

February 27, 2014
Filed under Annual Contest, Contests, Member News

1. Recognize your outstanding students while you still have them in class. Many annual contests recognize your outstanding students, but this one announces the winners while you still have your students in class. This is incredibly meaningful for Seniors and middle school staffs. 2. It's easy to enter. T...

CA Press Women call for entries

March 6, 2013
Filed under Contests, Member News

The CA Press Women’s and the National Federation of Press Women’s High School Communications Contest inspires students to do their best work, which earns them recognition and reflects well on their teachers and advisers. The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed the contest...

Journalists shine in JOY competition

Journalists shine in JOY competition

March 23, 2012
Filed under Contests, Journalist of the Year

Northern California students journalists showed that they lead the nation in writing, design and leadership in this year's Journalist of the Year competition. Congratulations to Christophe Haubursin, who was selected by the JEANC Journalist of the Year selection committee as this year's Northern Calif...

Journalist of the Year deadline approaching

January 25, 2012
Filed under Contests, Journalist of the Year

February 15 is the deadline to send portfolios for this year's Journalist of the Year competition. Advisers may nominate one student journalist for the award. For contest details, please visit http://jea.org/home/awards-honors-2/journalist-of-the-year/portfolio/. The journalist with the winning portfolio will be awarded JEANC's Arnetta Garcin Memori...

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