J-Day 2019 will be our 50th!
Aug10

J-Day 2019 will be our 50th!

Journalism Day 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of this event! MIPA hopes all our members can join us for J-Day Monday, March 25, 2019, at the Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia. We look forward to learning new things from the speakers and celebrating the work of students from across the state!...

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Extended Deadline for Journalism Workshops
Apr27

Extended Deadline for Journalism Workshops

THERE’S STILL TIME TO APPLY! Deadlines for the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop (MUJW) and the Missouri Investigative Journalism Workshop (MIJW) have been extended to May 11th. Application Website for MUJW – https://missouriedu.submittable.com/submit/98934/missouri-urban-journalism-workshop-2018 Application Website for MIJW – https://missouriedu.submittable.com/submit/102081/missouri-investigative-journalism-workshop For...

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March Photo of the Month Winners Announced
Apr06

March Photo of the Month Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the March Photo of the Month contest! This month’s theme was “Making a Difference” and the judge had a tough time choosing winners as many schools submitted excellent photos from their Walk Outs and protests. The winner this month is Jessica Glaszczak of Winnetonka! Judge’s Note:  I like the originality of this photo since most focused on the protest themselves and this focused...

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J Day Award Winners Announced
Mar29

J Day Award Winners Announced

Thank you to the nearly 1300 students and advisers who traveled to the University of Missouri-Columbia on March 28 for the 49th annual J Day celebration of student journalism! And congratulations to the more than 1,200 total state winners honored in Overall and Individual contests.  MIPA recognizes All-Missouri, Superior, Excellent and Honorable Mention work with certificates. MIPA judges chose roughly the top 10% of the entries to...

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MIPA Recognizes Journalism Educators With State Awards
Mar14

MIPA Recognizes Journalism Educators With State Awards

The Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) recently selected two outstanding Missouri journalism educators for its annual Journalism Teacher of the Year and Emerging Journalism Educator awards. Christina Manolis, the journalism adviser at Washington High School, Washington, Mo., is MIPA’s 2018 Emerging Journalism Educator. The 2018 recipient of the MIPA Journalism Teacher of the Year honor is Clay Zigler, a 23-year...

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Three to be Honored for Service to Scholastic Journalism
Mar14

Three to be Honored for Service to Scholastic Journalism

Today, the MIPA Board of Directors chose the 2018 recipients of its three service awards, Contributing Medium, Taft and Knight awards.   Contributing Medium Award: MIPA recognizes a media outlet or publication, person, or people, who have provided outstanding support to scholastic journalism either to an individual school, a school district or MIPA, in some form. The 2018 Contributing Medium Award winner, KMBC-TV 9, has supported...

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