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Annabel Chia from Carlmont High School in Belmont is the California High School Journalist of the Year and will compete for the national title that will be announced in April. She also placed first in Northern California and is the recipient of the $1000 Arnetta Garcin Memorial Scholarship.

California HS Journalist of the Year announced

February 10, 2024

The winner of the 2024 Arnetta Garcin Memorial Scholarship and California's Journalist of the Year is Annabel Chia from Carlmont High School in Belmont. Her adviser is Justin Raisner. Runners up for...

2023 Annual Contest winners announced

2023 Annual Contest winners announced

May 11, 2023

Congratulations to the winners in our Annual Contest. Links to the winning entries were accurate at the the time of the contest and individual entries may be disabled at any time. Best of the West | Digital...

2023 JEANC Annual Contest opens March 3; April 1 deadline

2023 JEANC Annual Contest opens March 3; April 1 deadline

March 1, 2023

The JEANC Annual Contest is a great way to get your students' work some recognition from outside your school. Please consider submitting some of their work this year. Every JEANC member gets three...

Anna Jerolimov of Monta Vista High School is the first prize winner of the 2023 Arnetta Garcin Memorial Scholarship.

Arnetta Garcin Memorial Scholarship winners announced

February 13, 2023

The winner of the 2023 Arnetta Garcin Memorial Scholarship is Anna Jerolimov from Monta Vista High School in Cupertino. Her adviser is Julia Satterthwaite, MJE. A panel of three judges read and ranked...

Journalist of the Year portfolios are due Feb. 1 at 9 p.m. PST.

Start planning now for JOY applications

December 7, 2022

February 1 is the deadline to enter applications, including digital portfolios, for the California High School Journalist of the Year, the preliminary round for the 2023 JEA Journalist of the Year competition....

2022 Annual Contest winners announced

2022 Annual Contest winners announced

May 18, 2022

Congratulations to the winners in our Annual Contest. Links to the winning entries are provided, where available. Digital Media | Diversity | Environment/Health/Science | News Publications | Press Freedom...

National contest winners announced

National contest winners announced

April 16, 2022

Northern California high school journalists once again made a strong showing in scholastic press associations' and professional news organization national awards in announced in March and April. The lists...

One week left!

JEANC’s annual contest deadline extended to April 8

March 26, 2022

1-WEEK EXTENSION ANNOUNCED FOR ANNUAL CONTEST ENTRIES! The JEANC Annual Contest is a great way to get your students' work some recognition from outside your school. Please consider submitting some...

NFPW contest entries due Feb. 9

January 29, 2022

The National Federation of Press Women has set Feb. 9 at midnight, local time, which includes the preliminary round of California Press Women entries coordinated by Betty Packard. All contest entries...

It’s time for a little JOY

December 8, 2021

We're not talking about winter holiday joy (although everyone is looking forward to the break!), but getting ready for the annual JEA High School Journalist of the Year competition and JEANC’s Arnetta...

Read the leading ledes

Read the leading ledes

October 12, 2021

Rebecca Wu of Henry M Gunn High School in Palo Alto took First Place in the NorCal Media Week Lede Contest and won $100, and four students earning Honorable Mentions each won $50 for their respective programs. Honorable...

Cell Phone Photography contest winners for NorCal Media Week announced

October 11, 2021

Seven high school students from six schools placed in the Cell Phone Photography contest during NorCal Media Week. Submitted photos were centered around the theme of "Energy" and must have been taken...

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