The official site of the Washington Journalism Education Association

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PO Box 24389, Seattle, WA 98124
The official site of the Washington Journalism Education Association

The official site of the Washington Journalism Education Association

Summer Camp Highlights
2023 J-Camp Registration Information
2023 J-Camp Registration Information
Join us in Pullman!
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2022 State Conference Winners
2022 State Conference Winners
See the full list of write-off winners, as well as all other special recognitions.
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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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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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WHY WJEA?
By joining WJA, you are connected with other journalism educators throughout the state.
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WJEA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS
Anna Ferdinand
Anna Ferdinand
Vice President
Anne Hayman, MJE
Anne Hayman, MJE
Past President
Kathy Schrier
Kathy Schrier
Executive Director
Kelly Gade
Kelly Gade
Secretary
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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OUR AFFILIATES
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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