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

Sandra Coyer
Coyer Elected JEA Director-at-Large

Longtime WJEA member Sandra Coyer MJE, elected this February as the Director-at-Large of JEA Board Of Directors, is a force to be reckoned with. She...

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Emerald & Critique submissions now open!
Emerald & Critique submissions now open!

The 2024 Emerald Award and Critique service submissions are open. Washington state publications who are members of WJEA are eligible to submit...

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Registration Now Open for 2024 Summer Adviser Retreat
Registration Now Open for 2024 Summer Adviser Retreat

Online Registration Form Fine tune your existing program or prepare to teach student media for the first time, guided by a team of Master journalism...

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Emerald & Critique submissions now open!
Emerald & Critique submissions now open!
May 11, 2024
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2023 Emerald Announcement
2023 Emerald Announcement
Sandra Coyer, Chairperson • October 7, 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
Kelly Gade
Kelly Gade
Secretary
Kathy Schrier
Kathy Schrier
Executive Director
Scott Collins
Scott Collins
Treasurer
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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