The official site of Texas Association of Journalism Educators


The official site of Texas Association of Journalism Educators


The official site of Texas Association of Journalism Educators


2023 Fall Fiesta Contest Results
2023 Fall Fiesta Contest Results

Sweepstakes 1st – Kingwood Park 2nd –McCallum 3rd – Caney Creek 4th – McKinney 5th – Rock Hill     Broadcast Best of Show 1st – Rock Hill, Hill Top News 2nd – Prosper, Eagle Nation News 3rd – McKinney, MHS1 4th – Redwater, Dragon TV News - Large School 1st – Bellaire, Three Penny Press 2nd – Atascocita, Talon 3rd – Chisholm...

Fall Fiesta Program
Fall Fiesta Program

Explore the 2023 Fall Fiesta program for a schedule, map, class session descriptions and so much more.

TAJE announces David Yeomans as this years Fall Fiesta Keynote Speaker
TAJE announces David Yeomans as this year's Fall Fiesta Keynote Speaker

KXAN Chief Meteorologist David Yeomans has been fascinated with weather for as long as he can remember. He became a registered storm spotter with the National Weather Service at age 9, keeping official climate records from his home weather station. The longtime Austinite attended Westlake High School and went on to study meteorology at the University of Miami. David was a published...

TAJE Address

PO Box 176
Buda, TX 78610

Fall Fiesta Dates

The next Fall Fiesta convention will take place Oct. 7-9, 2023, in San Antonio, Texas.

Board Members

President: Kari Riemer
President-Elect: Michael Reeves
Past President: Alyssa Boehringer
Secretary: Stephen Green
Treasurer: Margaret Edmonson
State Director: Lisa Roskens

Contest Director: Andrea Negri
Convention Director: Alison Strelitz
Webmaster: Mauri Sparks

Education Chair: Laura Negri
Legislative and Policy Chair: David Doerr

ILPC Liaison: Alyssa Boehringer
ATPI Liaison: Mark Murray

Executive Director: Cindy Todd

Regional Reps
Region 1: Jasinia Frausto, Canyon HS
Region 2: Daniel Carr, Ray Braswell HS
Region 3: Taylor Mersmann, Walnut Grove HS
Region 4: Tabitha Houchens, Redwater HS
Region 5: Vanessa Martinez, El Dorado HS
Region 6: Shannon Kelly, John M. Harlan HS
Region 7: Haley Gluch, McNeil HS
Region 8: Mike Tobias, Port Neches Groves HS
Region 9: Megan Ortiz, Kingwood Park HS
Region 10: Sandra Casperson, Robert Vela HS
Private Schools: Alicia Merrifield, The Village School