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2020 All-State Team Members
Congratulations to our 2020 All-State Journalism Team!
May 20, 2020
The IJEA is proud to announce the members of the 2020 All-State Journalism Team. The 12 students selected for the honor were nominated by their respective advisers in recognition of the indispensable contributions they made to their publications during the 2019-20 school year.
Congratulations to our 2020 Newspaper & Digital News winners!
Congratulations to our 2020 Newspaper & Digital News winners!
May 14, 2020
Whether it was dealing with a Chicago teachers strike in the fall or a statewide closure of schools in the spring, Illinois high school journalists have overcome one challenge after another this year. Check out the best of their work as we announce the winners of our 2020 Newspaper & Digital News Contest!
Congratulations to our 2019 Yearbook Contest winners!
Congratulations to our 2019 Yearbook Contest winners!
January 6, 2020
Throughout Illinois, no matter the size of the school or program, yearbook staffs and advisers created wonderful journalism as they told the stories of their 2018-19 school year. In recognition of that work, the IJEA is proud to announce the winners of our 2019 Yearbook Contest!
NSPA awards
Illinois students take home national awards from JEA/NSPA Fall Convention
December 5, 2019
Nearly 90 awards went to Illinois student journalists and publications at the Nov. 21-24 event in Washington, D.C., including two first-place awards. One of those top honors came in the 2019 Digital Story of the Year contest and the other in Best of Show. Congrats to all of the winners and their advisers!
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Official site: Illinois Journalism Education Association, 900 Community Drive, Springfield, IL 62703
Official site: Illinois Journalism Education Association, 900 Community Drive, Springfield, IL 62703