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Annual awards event recognizes All-State Team, Journalist of Year and former IJEA director

Annual awards event recognizes All-State Team, Journalist of Year and former IJEA director

June 17, 2022
We honored our 2022 All-State Journalism Team, Illinois Journalist of the Year and IJOY runner-up as well as former IJEA Executive Director Dr. Sally Renaud on June 4 in Springfield. Thank you to the Illinois Press Foundation for making this event possible and to film critic Matt Fagerholm for serving as our keynote speaker. Congrats to all!
Congratulations to our 2022 All-State Journalism Team!

Congratulations to our 2022 All-State Journalism Team!

The IJEA is proud to announce the members of the 2022 All-State Journalism Team. The 13 students selected for this year's honor were nominated by their advisers in recognition of the indispensable contributions they made to their publications during 2021-22. Congratulations to these MVPs who rose to the occasion in yet another challenging year!
IJEA selects All-State Journalism Team for 2017

IJEA selects All-State Journalism Team for 2017

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member April 28, 2017

The All-State Journalism Team began in spring of 2005, when the Illinois Journalism Education Association recognized a need to honor those students who have proven themselves indispensable to their...

Meet the Winners: IJOYs and All-State Team honored at annual IPF/IJEA Luncheon

Meet the Winners: IJOYs and All-State Team honored at annual IPF/IJEA Luncheon

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member June 6, 2016

Keynote speaker Jamey Dunn-Thomason noted that it was so good to see so many great student journalists. It gave her hope for the future of journalism. All of the advisers, parents, and student...

IJEA selects All-State Journalism Team for 2016

IJEA selects All-State Journalism Team for 2016

By Amanda Bright, IJEA Co-Secretary and Region 5 Board Member May 2, 2016

The All-State Journalism Team began in spring of 2005, when the Illinois Journalism Education Association recognized a need to honor those students who have proven themselves indispensable to their...

2013-14 All-State Team honored by IJEA at year-end event

2013-14 All-State Team honored by IJEA at year-end event

June 13, 2014

Twelve Illinois high school media staff members named to the 2013-14 All-State Journalism Team, sponsored by the Illinois Journalism Education Association, were honored in a ceremony Saturday, June 7,...

2013-14 All-State Team announced

May 28, 2014

The Illinois Journalism Education Association has announced its 2013-14 All-State Team. The team members are: • Gabrielle Abesamis of Niles West High School in Skokie, Evelyn Lauer, adviser •...

2012-13 All-State Team to be honored June 1 at Executive Mansion

May 8, 2013

Each year the IJEA names members of the All-State Journalism Team, those MVPs without whom their student media would not run as smoothly. Advisers nominate students who rise to the challenge, who work...

2010-11 All-State high school journalists honored

2010-11 All-State high school journalists honored

June 15, 2011

At a ceremony Saturday, June 4, 2011, at the Executive Mansion in Springfield, the IJEA honored the state's top high school journalists. At this annual event, co-sponsored by the Illinois Press Foundation, students,...

2009-10 All-State Journalism Team receives awards in Springfield

June 6, 2010

Members of the 2009-10 All-State Journalism Team gathered at the Executive Mansion in Springfield for their induction on June 5. The team members are: Karen Baena, Lane Technical College Prep High School,...

2008-09 All-State Journalism Team lauded at Governor’s Mansion

June 7, 2009

Ten Illinois high school newspaper/yearbook staff members were been named to the 2008-09 All-State Journalism Team sponsored by the Illinois Journalism Education Association. The All-State Journalism...

2007-08 top journalists take center stage as All-State Journalism Team

June 16, 2008

SPRINGFIELD — What an afternoon! And what a time for high school journalism. Ten Illinois high school newspaper/yearbook staff members were named to the 2007-08 IJEA All-State Journalism Team in a...

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