Congratulations to Fall Press Day Write-Off, Best of Show winners

Congratulations to Fall Press Day Write-Off, Best of Show winners

Guru Amar Khalsa, NWSP Intern
October 25
Filed under AWARDS, BEST OF SHOW, FALL PRESS DAY, SPOTLIGHT, Uncategorized

Dear Students and Advisers: I want to personally thank all of you for your participation in the Fall Press Day Write-Offs and Best of Show contests. The judges really enjoyed reading and evaluating all of your hard work. Special thanks goes out to Nerissa Ediza (Parkrose), Alan Sylvestre (University...

About NWSP…

About NWSP…

October 20
Filed under ABOUT NWSP, Uncategorized

MISSION: Northwest Scholastic Press provides services to the scholastic journalism community in the Pacific Northwest, including conferences, workshops, contests, critiques, awards and scholarships. Anthony D. Whitten University of Oregon Scholastic Journalism Outreach Coordinator Northwest Schola...

KVAL visits Fall Press Day 2013

KVAL visits Fall Press Day 2013

October 18
Filed under FALL PRESS DAY, Uncategorized

KVAL, a local CBS affiliate, paid a visit to University of Oregon's Fall Press Day this year and made a whole news package, including interviews with the visiting high school students. Story below:   "EUGENE, Ore. -- Hundreds of high school and middle school students descended on the Univers...

National 2012 Journalism Teacher Of The Year Ellen Austin to keynote Fall Press Day

National 2012 Journalism Teacher Of The Year Ellen Austin to keynote Fall Press Day

Rob Melton
October 11
Filed under FALL PRESS DAY, Uncategorized

Ellen Austin, MJE, is the director of journalism at The Harker School in San Jose, Calif. She previously taught  journalism and AP Literature at Palo Alto H.S., which received a First Amendment Press Freedom Award in 2011. Austin is entering her sixth year at Paly, where she is among several teachers guiding a 500-plus-student media arts program, which produces an array of ...

UO Associate Professor leads session on ‘Better Copy Editing and Headlines’ at Fall Press Day

UO Associate Professor leads session on ‘Better Copy Editing and Headlines’ at Fall Press Day

Rob Melton
October 11
Filed under SOJC, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

If you want to improve your skills in these two important areas, this hands-on workshop is for you. All levels are welcome. John Russial has taught editing, writing, and new media courses at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication for 11 years. He spent 17 years working for...

“Fall Press Day” at UO for Oregon middle and high school journalists

Guru Amar Khalsa, NWSP Intern
October 11
Filed under FALL PRESS DAY, PRESS RELEASE, Uncategorized

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Oct. 9, 2013) -- More than 500 middle and high school journalists across Oregon have an opportunity to improve their craft during Fall Press Day at the University of Oregon. The Northwest Scholastic Press Association and the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication...

Award-winning UO professor to lead session on cross cultural and cross language journalistic interview

Award-winning UO professor to lead session on cross cultural and cross language journalistic interview

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
October 11
Filed under SOJC, Uncategorized, WORKSHOPS

A master of multiple forms of media who has a knack for being in the right place at the right time, journalist Peter Laufer will speak at Fall Press Day Oct. 15 in Eugene at the University of Oregon on "Cross Cultural & Cross Language Journalistic Interview." The session will show students how...

JEA Mentors to lead new adviser sessions at this year’s Fall Press Day

JEA Mentors to lead new adviser sessions at this year’s Fall Press Day

Rob Melton and Bill Flechtner
October 7
Filed under ADVISERS, Uncategorized

Bill Flechtner w, two of Oregon's three trained JEA Mentors, will present sessions for new advisers at Fall Press Day. Patty Turley is another trained mentor from Oregon. The JEA Mentor program is funded through grants from the Northwest Scholastic Press, the Oregon Journalism Education Association, th...

Catherine Hampton learned first-hand about the newspaper business at Coos Bay World

Catherine Hampton learned first-hand about the newspaper business at Coos Bay World

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
October 1
Filed under ADVISERS, FALL PRESS DAY, Teacher Of Year, Uncategorized, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

Catherine Hampton was elected President of the state's journalism adviser organization, Oregon Journalism Education Association, in 2013 for a three-year term. She teaches journalism at Marshfield High School in Coos Bay, Ore. The publication she advises, The Marshfield Times, was named a 2013 Pacemaker...

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