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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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 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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MIPA is your Total Package
Aug09

MIPA is your Total Package

MIPA has long offered its members a variety of programs benefitting teachers and students. This fall, we have several new programs and events coming to our members. Be sure to check the mail for a postcard with details, and even more here at the Total...

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Thursday’s Tips-June 11
Jun11

Thursday’s Tips-June 11

#1. StL area folks, Journalism STL is offering an early bird discount and need scholarship committee folks, check it out: http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/?u=0b9ef6b5579b8ce05188acb2f&id=f7788aadee&e=30401f297a #2. Six will receive honors via the Missouri School of Journalism in October. This could be a great event to attend. Honorees will conduct classes that day, too:...

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