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JEA One Story: Overlooked

JEA One Story: Overlooked

As women in Texas go to jail in record numbers, who's watching out for their kids? No one, according to a recent investigation published by the Dallas Morning News. This uncomfortable fact will be explored in Dallas with the One Story selection “Overlooked.”  Join us as we peel back the layers of this invest...

Workshop: Houston, Oct. 28

Workshop: Houston, Oct. 28

Greater Houston Area Journalism Workshop When: October 28 Where: Alief Kerr High School Speakers: David Graves, Hal Schmidt, Samantha Berry, Andrea Negri, Leland Mallett Cost: $5 for Cy-Fair and Alief ISD students; $10 for other districts Register by October 23: http://bit.ly/2wBZmNS...

TAJE Region Workshop: East Texas Oct. 10

TAJE Region Workshop: East Texas Oct. 10

TAJE will host a FREE workshop at Longview High School on October 10. Lunch will be provided. Leland Mallett will be our guest speaker. RSVP to Paige Dyer or email for more details. dyerp@whitehouseisd.org ...

The Big Shot – Photo Class

The Big Shot – Photo Class

Join us a day early for the #NHSJC in Dallas and the #BiGShot In a street fair-style atmosphere, Mike McLean, Cade Cleavelin, Derek Gower and associates will lead students in a lighting-on-location workshop from Trinity Grove Overlook Park. Build your flash photography skills with the Dallas skyline as...

Houston Relief Effort

Houston Relief Effort

Scholastic journalism departments are coming together to assist other student media programs affected by Harvey. Our hearts are with our colleagues, their students and schools impacted by Hurricane Harvey. We know the destruction is far from over, but we appreciate the reports of safety...

Negri Hired As New Contest Director

Negri Hired As New Contest Director

TAJE hired Andrea Negri as the organization's newly created Contest Director.  The role of Contest Director is responsible for the following duties: Manage and administer online and on-site contests for TAJE’s Fall Fiesta. Oversee writing of contest rules Oversee the writing of contests ...

Just Right Photos (Photo Tips and Tricks)

Just Right Photos (Photo Tips and Tricks)

  New year, new courses, new students. It’s a story that plays out in classrooms across the country every August and September. And while every journalism teacher ...

Why A High School Journalism Class is Important

Why A High School Journalism Class is Important

I had a teacher friend who writes for an education blog, visioninpracticeblog.wordpress.com, ask me to write about why a journalism class was important. Here's what I shared ...

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 2017, we must be promoting our programs, stories, books, students, successes and...

Kari Riemer

Kari Riemer

Name Kari Riemer Number of years teaching 30 Name(s) of media you advise The Talon and The Hawk School Name & City Hendrickson High School, Pflugerville ...

Abigail Paysse

Abigail Paysse

Name Abigail Paysse Number of years teaching 9 Name(s) of media you advise The Crimson Connection (print & online), The Crimson (Yearbook) School Name & City Cypr...

Mark Webber

Mark Webber

Number of years teaching 39 total that includes 25 years as a high school journalism instructor. I also spent 5 years as an adjunct instructor of Communication at the local sta...