The official site of the Washington Journalism Education Association

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The official site of the Washington Journalism Education Association

The official site of the Washington Journalism Education Association

Summer Camp Highlights
Christopher Schwalm at the ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism with a student group after filming B-Roll at the Arizona Ballet studio for their story which aired on NewsHour.
A Lifetime of Elevating Student Voice

When PBS NewsHour Reporting Lab’s youth media producer, Chris Schwalm, was hired to teach English, he inherited the journalism and yearbook...

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Upcoming Awards Deadlines
Upcoming Awards Deadlines
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Summer Workshop Dates Announced
Summer Workshop Dates Announced
Join us on the WSU Campus, July 25-28.
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Madisun Tobisch is currently a managing editor for the Western Front and third year journalism major at Western Washington University.
Where are They Now? Featuring Madisun Tobisch
Where are They Now is a new column that aims to follow up with our high school journalists who have gone on to college or the work world.
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WJEA Adobe Training Series
WJEA Adobe Training Series
Join us for our brand new WJEA Adobe training series!
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2022 Emerald Award winners announced
2022 Emerald Award winners announced
Sandra Coyer January 7, 2023

This past fall, the Washington Journalism Education Association honored four student publications in its highest honor: The Emerald Award.   Newspaper/Newsmagazines:   Puma...

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Bellarmine Preps Jeanne Hanigan is the 2022 WJEA Adviser of the Year.
Jeanne Hanigan of Bellarmine Prep named 2022 WJEA Adviser of the Year
March 6, 2022

Bellarmine Prep student media adviser Jeanne Hanigan was named the 2022 WJEA Adviser of the Year at the State Convention Saturday, March 5 at...

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WJEA 2021 Emerald Award winners announced
November 1, 2021

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2018 Contest Results
July 29, 2020

Results: Newswriting Judges comments: Contestants demonstrated solid writing skills but need more practice with journalistic style. Strong...

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2016 Contest Results
July 29, 2020

2016 Write-Off Contest Winners Contest Title Rating First Name Last Name School News Writing Exellent Mikayla Brummond Auburn...

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2015 Contest Results
July 29, 2020

WASHINGTON STATE JOURNALISM CONFERENCE PUYALLUP HIGH SCHOOL • 21 MARCH 2015 TOTAL ENTRIES 221 SUPERIOR RATINGS 16 EXCELLENT...

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WHY WJEA?
By joining WJA, you are connected with other journalism educators throughout the state.
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WJEA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS
Scott Collins
Scott Collins
Treasurer
Kelly Gade
Kelly Gade
Secretary
Anne Hayman, MJE
Anne Hayman, MJE
Past President
Anna Ferdinand
Anna Ferdinand
Vice President
OUR MISSION
Several organizations are devoted to scholastic journalism, but our particular emphasis is the support of journalism teachers and advisers in the state of Washington. Consistent with the mission of our parent national organization, JEA, “We support free and responsible scholastic journalism by providing resources and educational opportunities, by promoting professionalism, by encouraging and rewarding student excellence and teacher achievement, and by fostering an atmosphere which encompasses diversity yet builds unity.”
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WJEA partners with other journalism education organizations to provide students and teachers access to the resources they need to run a successful program.
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