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...

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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...

NorCal Media Week launches

NorCal Media Week launches

September 27, 2021

Looking for a way to boost your publication staff to the next level? Check out this week-long set of activities in which you and your staffs are in charge of how you want to participate. The Journalism...

2021 Annual Contest results announced

May 14, 2021

  DIGITAL MEDIA A & E Package First Place El Estoque Staff This is ________: Music and the human condition El Estoque Monta Vista High School Second...

Anna Vazhaeparambil from The Harker School in San Jose is Californias Student Journalist of the Year and will represent the state in the national level. Vazhaeparambil is editor-in-chief of the Aquila online news site.

California names Journalist of the Year

March 4, 2021

Anna Vazhaeparambil, editor-in-chief of the Harker Aquila at The Harker School in San Jose (Ellen Austin, adviser), is California's Student Journalist of the Year and will represent California in the national...

JEANC Annual Contests are open

JEANC Annual Contests are open

February 18, 2021

Start going through your students' best work — through what has been at best — an interesting time. Entries are due April 1, 2021 — two weeks earlier that previous years — to help us to get...

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