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BiG Shot Winner

BiG Shot Winner

Sienna Eagle Whitney High School Rocklin, California FROM THE JUDGES “This image of a ballerina under a canopy of lights was taken at Trinity Groves in Dallas, TX for the NSPA Big Shot Photography Fair. Sienna used a technique called “shutter dragging” to create a sense of move...

Best in Texas Contest Replaces “Clips”

Best in Texas Contest Replaces “Clips”

TAJE’s Best in Texas Contest, which replaces the Clip Contest, will run through Jan 31. For this year, the contest will run similarly to the Clip Contest. We will continue to accept mail-in and online submissions, and the categories will remain the same as last year. Please note the address...

CenTex UIL Meet

CenTex UIL Meet

It’s never too early to start preparing for UIL competitions. Join us for the TAJE/ILPC Cen-Tex Invitational Meet Dec. 7-9. It is a virtual meet — you hold the contest at your school and email us the entries. Deadline to enter students into the meet is Nov. 28, but the earlier you ge...

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 ...

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...

Michael Reeves

Michael Reeves

Name Michael Reeves Number of years teaching 15 Name(s) of media you advise The Dispatch newspaper and The Dispatch online School Name & City James Bowie High...

Alyssa Boehringer

Alyssa Boehringer

Name Alyssa Boehringer Number of years teaching 13 Name(s) of media you advise MHS1, The Lion Yearbook, ManestreamNews.com School Name & City McKinney High School, McKinney ...

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 ...