2015 NorCal Media Conference: On-site Contest Descriptions

September 12, 2015

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

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

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 24, 2012

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...

Annual Contest booms

May 20, 2011

2011 was a record year for the annual contest! JEANC received 458 entries from 32 different publications this year and ultimately handed out 174 awards in 35 categories. Judges from around the nation had incredibly positive feedback for the group and indicated that their jobs were tough this year. ...

2011 scholarship recipients announced

George Brown reports for Viking from the sidelines of the CIF volleyball championship for Palo Alto High School.

February 28, 2011

Congratulations to George Brown of Palo Alto High School, the California High School Journalist of the Year. Brown is co-editor-in-chief of Viking sports magazine (Ellen Austin, adviser) and the official state winner for the national Journalist of the Year competition from the Journalism Educati...

Yearbook Pacemaker finalists announced

February 21, 2011

The National Scholastic Press Association recently announced the yearbook finalists in its annual Pacemaker award contest. Congratulations to these Northern California schools. Visit the organization's website to see a complete list of finalists. Titanium, Antelope HS, Antelope, Calif. Neda Taleb...

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