J-Challenges Round 3 results reported
Feb16

J-Challenges Round 3 results reported

The results of the third round of J-Challenges are here! Congratulations to everyone who worked so hard on your school’s entries! Feature (not broadcast) Story Challenge: First Place:  “Courage for Change” by Maddie Bader of Hermann High School – Judge’s Feedback: “Courage for Change” displays the crisp style that we like to see in journalistic writing, yet the writer also uses quotes and appropriate descriptive language to keep...

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MIPA Names Adamson as SJOY 2017
Jan27

MIPA Names Adamson as SJOY 2017

Three incredibly talented student journalists submitted their portfolios for consideration this year. The MIPA judge chose Rachel Adamson of Winnetonka High School as the MIPA Student Journalist of the Year. Adamson is the editor-in-chief of “Griffin Rites” student newsmagazine at Winnetonka, advised by Laura Williams. Adamson and the other entrants will be recognized at the annual MIPA Journalism Day scheduled for Wednesday, March...

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Announcing Speakers for J-Day 2017
Jan27

Announcing Speakers for J-Day 2017

MIPA is pleased to announce the line up of speakers and sessions for J-Day 2017! 8:45 a.m. Introduction 9-9:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker: In a time when objectivity and journalistic responsibility couldn’t be more critical, John Beaudoin shares his personal experiences in dabbling in politics early in his career as a young sports writer. And how that decision almost cost him his job and a future as an editor and publisher. The...

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Leah Blase

Leah Blase has been working with yearbook staffs for 25+ years helping students and advisers innovate and advance their yearbook. Leah’s energy is contagious and will be sure to excite your yearbook staff. Leah has extensive experience with design, writing, staff motivation and...

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Dan Mueller

Dan Mueller has been working with yearbooks since he was on staff in high school and college. He has spent his entire adult life motivating students and helping them achieve their goals. Dan has over a decade of experience with design, technology, writing and...

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