State Conference & Write-offs: Newspaper, yearbook and broadcast learning sessions presented by professionals, and student contests in a range of journalistic skills are offered at this one-day statewide conference in March.

  • This year’s conference is Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Mercer Island High School in Mercer Island.

JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention: These conventions are a semiannual gathering of high school journalists and advisers sponsored by the Journalism Education Association and National Scholastic Press Association.

Upcoming JEA/NSPA convention dates/sites:

  • Spring Convention: Gaylord Opryland, Nashville – April 16-18
  • Fall 2020: Marriott World Center, Orlando – Nov. 19-22
  • Spring 2021:  Seattle – April 8-10

WJEA Summer Conference: This three-day camp is a great way for programs to get a head start on the upcoming school year. Students receive top notch training and have an opportunity to practice it with our simulation. Registration opens in March.

August 2-5 at Washington State University

Journalism Day WEST: University of Washington (Seattle) – Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020

Journalism Day EAST: Whitworth University (Spokane) – Monday, Oct. 26, 2020