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Cindy Todd Hired As TAJE Executive Director

Cindy Todd Hired As TAJE Executive Director

Cindy Todd, yearbook adviser at Westlake High School (Austin), will be the new TAJE Executive Director. The TAJE Board hired Todd after interviewing a series of applicants. She will serve in a part-time role until June 2017 when the current Executive Director, Rhonda Moore, retires. After...  Read More »

Clips Contest Results

Clips Contest Results

Ian Raybon Lovejoy High School O02 Multimedia Presentation Superior http://theredledger.net/2015/04/21/the-psychology-of-cheating/ Ian Raybon Lovejoy High School O02 Multimedia Presentation Honorable Mention http://theredledger.net/2015/11/04/pecan-grove-cemetary/ Sophie Starnes Lo...  Read More »

2016 Texas Journalist of the Year Announced

2016 Texas Journalist of the Year Announced

The Texas Association of Journalism Educators is pleased to announce that Will Clark of St. Mark’s School of Texas has been named the 2015-16 Journalist of the Year for the state of Texas. Clark is the managing editor of The ReMarker student newspaper and he continues a long string of St. M...  Read More »

Applications for Admin of Year & Scholarships Due March 15

Applications for Admin of Year & Scholarships Due March 15

Administrator of the Year Does your principal, AP or other administrator support your journalism program? TAJE would like to honor him/her. Fill out the application for Administrator of the Year. Winners will be honored at the ILPC Spring Convention in April. Student College Scholarship ...  Read More »

Texas Earns 18 Yearbook Pacemaker Nominations

Texas Earns 18 Yearbook Pacemaker Nominations

NSPA announced Pacemaker nominations on Feb. 10. Here are the 18 from Texas. Results will be announced in April at the LA convention. Here's the full list. The Vespa, Kealing MS, Austin, Texas Abigail Daly, editor Kristen Scott, adviser   Specifics, Seven Lakes Jr. HS, K...  Read More »

OPENING: TAJE Executive Director

OPENING: TAJE Executive Director

The Executive Director serves as the face of TAJE and is typically the person advisers go to with questions about TAJE and our activities, and so this person should have knowledge of the high school journalism programs in Texas and the current issues facing high school journalism. Be a voice...  Read More »

Hello Trello

Hello Trello

Hello, Trello Free, flexible and visual collaboration tool is perfect for publication staffs When my yearbook staff switched from our yearbook publisher’s online prog...  Read More »

Go with Google Classroom

Go with Google Classroom

At the risk of sounding dramatic, I’m going to say it - Google changed my life. I mean Google as an industry, not just the search engine or the Google Doodles. (My favorite...  Read More »

Why Social Media Is Important

Why Social Media Is Important

“It’s not if we use social media, it’s how well we do it.” As journalism teachers in 2015, we must be promoting our programs, stories, books, students, successes and...  Read More »