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JEA is Coming to Dallas in November

JEA is Coming to Dallas in November

Well, there are the clichés: cattle and Stetsons and pointy-toe cowboy boots. Oil wells and Willie and barbeque for breakfast. But that’s enough of that because Texas — and Dallas, in particular — is no longer a dusty, tumbleweed theme park. It’s vibrant, complicated, cutting edge,...

2016 Clips Contest Results

2016 Clips Contest Results

  Student name School name Contest Category Award (HM, E, S) Haley Mitchell A&M Consolidated Newspaper Feature Photo E Yanichka Ariunbold A&M Consolidated Newspaper Feature E Haley Mitchell A&M Consolidated Newspaper Double Truck Design E Hale...

18 Texas Yearbooks Earn Pacemaker Nominations

18 Texas Yearbooks Earn Pacemaker Nominations

What is the Pacemaker? “The Pacemaker is the association’s preeminent award and is often called the Pulitzer Prize of scholastic journalism,” said Laura Widmer, NSPA executive director. “NSPA is honored to recognize the best of the best.” How are these selected? High school y...

Basu of St. Mark’s Wins Texas Journalist of the Year

Basu of St. Mark’s Wins Texas Journalist of the Year

Rishav “Rish” Basu has been named the Texas Journalist of the Year by the Texas Association of Journalism Educators. Basu is a student at St. Mark’s School of Texas located in Dallas. He is the managing editor of The ReMarker student newspaper and is the fifth consecutive student from...

2016 Fall Fiesta Awards

2016 Fall Fiesta Awards

Sweepstakes: 1st McKinney High School 2nd Bowie High School, Austin 3rd Lovejoy High School [view award winners by school] Name School Place Contest Lindsey Yoo Hebron High School Honorable Mention Video Feature Story Beth Christiansen Hebron High School Honorable Mention Video Featu...

13 Texas Schools Named Crown Finalists in News

13 Texas Schools Named Crown Finalists in News

Congrats to the following Texas schools for being named CSPA Crown Finalists. High School News  Eagle Edition, Episcopal School of Dallas, Dallas, TX; Raider Rumbler, Rouse High School, Leander, TX; The Chronicle, Tom C. Clark High School, San Antonio, TX; The Hawk, Hendrickson Hig...

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...

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...

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...