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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J-Day 2017 Registration OPEN!
Jan26

J-Day 2017 Registration OPEN!

J-Day 2017 is coming up – Wednesday, March 29, 2017! Registration for J-Day 2017 is now open through Friday, March 24: Register Here. You no longer need to register students to particular sessions, just complete teacher and school information, total number of students and let us know if you need a parking permit. Plus, this year you can wear J-Day! Details on the J-Day Tshirts are here or at this order form. $10. Sales close Friday,...

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Three apply to be the next Student Journalist of the Year

Three seniors have applied to become the 2017 MIPA Student Journalist of the Year. The candidates include: Alexis White, Rockwood Summit High School, Fenton Bennett Durando, Webster Groves High School, St. Louis Rachel Adamson, Winnetonka High School, Kansas City Their portfolios of work and supporting materials have been sent to the judge, who will have a decision by the end of the month. This year, sponsors have pledged $1100 to the...

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Announcing: New Award for New Advisers!
Jan12

Announcing: New Award for New Advisers!

MIPA is pleased to announce a new award in our line up this spring – the Emerging Journalism Educator Award for new journalism teachers/advisers. If you know of or you are a new journalism educator, please consider nominating him or her for this honor! MIPA recognizes that new journalism educators work long hours and dedicate passion to their journalism students and programs. If you are in your first to fifth year as a...

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J-Day 2017 Preview
Jan09

J-Day 2017 Preview

Your board is so excited to bring you J-Day 2017! Save the date: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 J-Day has so much to offer you and your students this spring! Details will be shared as they become finalized so keep your eyes open. After hearing from a few of you, we couldn’t resist a sneak peek: A streamlined registration system. Preshow with a staff photo slideshow, vendors to visit and games to play. Come early! A keynote speaker with...

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J-Day 2017 T-shirt contest opens!
Nov15

J-Day 2017 T-shirt contest opens!

J-Day 2017 will not look the same! This year, students have the chance to design the event shirt! That’s right, pull out your best design skills, dust off that computer and get to work. You have three weeks to design the MIPA J-Day 2017 T-shirt! The winning designer receives his/her shirt free and the bragging rights of dressing journalism students across the state. To submit your design, follow these guidelines: Your design may have...

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