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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

No JEANC Kickstart Days for Summer 2016

June 12, 2016
Filed under Kickstart Days, Member News

JEANC will not be holding Kickstart Days this summer. Please check back next spring to see what will be offered for the summer of 2017.

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...

In memoriam: Nick Ferentinos

January 31, 2016
Filed under Member News, Showcase

JEANC is joining with the larger scholastic journalism community in celebrating the life of long-time NorCal adviser, mentor and friend Nick Ferentinos, who lost his long battle with cancer this week. In addition his 18 years advising Homestead High School’s award-winning student newspaper, The...

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 ...

2015 NorCal Media Conference a success

September 27, 2015
Filed under Conventions, Member News, NorCal Media Conference

More than 350 student journalists from the Northern California region came together on Sept. 26 for the NorCal Media Conference, an event hosted by JEANC at the Palo Alto High School Media Arts Center. In the group, 38 schools, including two middle schools, represented 12 yearbooks, 25 newspapers, 13...

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 ...

2015 NorCal Media Conference: FAQs

September 12, 2015
Filed under Member News, NorCal Media Conference

Who can attend? JEANC member advisers and their students are welcome to attend without cost. Advisers who are not yet members can join online before the conference or pay for membership on site. How many students can one adviser bring? Member advisers may bring as many students as they'd like....

2015 Norcal Media Conference: Tentative Sessions

September 12, 2015
Filed under Member News, NorCal Media Conference

From the Professionals Mobile news truck tour Sports broadcasting -- tour the truck Panel: My amazing newspaper career -- so far Publishing your magazine on ISSUU (advanced) "Taking the lede" documentary Q&A with director Flipboard Have fun, make money: Freelance writing Stop ...

2015 NorCal Media Conference

2015 NorCal Media Conference

August 5, 2015
Filed under Member News, Workshops

Join JEANC for a full day of learning at the NorCal Media Conference. Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 FREE for JEANC member advisers and their students at the Media Arts Center, Palo Alto HS Registration 9:30 a.m., sessions 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Optional on-site contests 2:15-3:15 p.m. For advisers: Learn how ...

Congratulations to 2015 Annual Contest Winners

May 22, 2015
Filed under Member News

Congratulations to JEANC member advisers and their students who recently entered the 2015 Annual Contest. This year's contest produced 246 awards given to 38 publications from 30 schools. You can check the complete list of awards here. And mark your calendar now for April 15, 2016 — next year's ...

2014 JEANC Board of Directors election

November 11, 2014
Filed under Member News

Loading... The backgrounds of the candidates are presented below in alphabetical order: Michelle Balmeo, CJE, is in her tenth year advising the student newsmagazine and news website at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino. El Estoque, a student news organization of nearly 50 students, has received ...

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