Illinois JEA

Holley-Bruns, Doerner receive IJEA honors for their service

Holley-Bruns, Doerner receive IJEA honors for their service

By Amanda C. Bright, Co-Secretary and At-Large Board Member

September 18, 2017

For one, it was her final year directing the IJEA Fall Conference at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. For the other, it was a lifetime of service as past president of the Illinois Journalism Education Association. Regardless, IJEA was not going to let either retire without honoring their contributions to the statewide journalism advisers organization. Lynn Holley-Bruns, lecturer of journalism at U...

IJEA honors Linda Jones as 2016 Friend of Scholastic Journalism

IJEA honors Linda Jones as 2016 Friend of Scholastic Journalism

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member

September 29, 2016

In accepting the Friend of Scholastic Journalism award, Linda Jones spoke of everyone -- except herself. From the McCormick Foundation to the Scholastic Press Association of Chicago advisers, Jones honored the others who, for decades, have worked with her to positively influence Chicago-area high...

Karen Waldron honored as Friend of Scholastic Journalism

September 24, 2012

Karen Waldron, longtime administrative aide at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and SISPA and IHSA coordinator, was honored Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, as IJEA's Friend of Scholastic Journalism. Waldron, who has directed the annual SISPA convention in Carbondale and the IHSA sectionals at SIUC...

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