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

2024 WJEA State Journalism Conference & Write-Off Contests
2024 WJEA State Journalism Conference & Write-Off Contests
Join WJEA at Arlington High School on March 9 for a fast-paced day all about what you do in your student media.
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Gov. Jay Inslee signed the proclamation on Feb, 9, 2024.
Governor Recognizes Scholastic Journalism Week

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has issued a proclamation recognizing Feb. 19-23, 2024 as Scholastic Journalism Week in the state. The proclamation...

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At a recent WJEA board meeting, Schrier received flowers in honor of her recognition.
JEA Honors WJEA Executive Director

The Journalism Education Association recently announced that WJEA Executive Director Kathy Schrier, MJE, is one of this year's Lifetime Achievement...

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2023 Emerald Announcement
2023 Emerald Announcement
Sandra Coyer, Chairperson • October 7, 2023
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Emerald & Critique submissions now open!
Emerald & Critique submissions now open!
April 18, 2023
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2022 Emerald Award winners announced
2022 Emerald Award winners announced
Sandra Coyer February 16, 2023
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Summer Camp Highlights
WHY WJEA?
By joining WJA, you are connected with other journalism educators throughout the state.
WJEA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS
Scott Collins
Scott Collins
Treasurer
Kelly Gade
Kelly Gade
Secretary
Kathy Schrier
Kathy Schrier
Executive Director
Anna Ferdinand
Anna Ferdinand
Vice President
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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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