Awards

Nominations are accepted from principals, professional journalists, fellow teachers, or students. Individuals may also self-nominate. The selection will be made by representatives from the Oregon Journalism Education Association, Northwest Scholastic Press Association, the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications faculty, and Oregon Newspapers Publishers Association.

APPLICATION DEADLINES ARE IN FEBRUARY, AWARDS PRESENTED IN MARCH


MARY HARTMAN OREGON JOURNALISM TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Oregon High School Journalism Teacher of the Year award is open to any active journalism teacher and/or publications adviser in an Oregon public or private high school. Nominations are accepted from principals, professional journalists, fellow teachers, or students. Individuals may also self-nominate. The selection will be made by representatives from the Oregon Journalism Education Association, Northwest Scholastic Press Association, the Oregon School of Journalism and Communication faculty and Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.

The award is named for Mary Hartman, a University of Oregon Journalism School faculty member and former director of Oregon Scholastic Press.

The winner receives a $500 cash award which is paid by an endowment from the Hartman family.


OREGON ROOKIE JOURNALISM TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Oregon High School Rookie Journalism Teacher of the Year award is open to any active journalism teacher and/or publications adviser in an Oregon public or private high school with less than two years experience. Like the Teacher of the Year award, nominations are ac-cepted from principals, professional journalists, fellow teachers, or students. Individuals may also self-nominate. The selection will be made by the same group that selects the Teacher of the Year.

The winner receives a $250 cash award.


ALYCE SHEETZ OREGON HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

This scholarship/award is open to any active newspaper, yearbook, or broadcast/radio student at an Oregon public or private high school. The winner of the Oregon competition will automatically be entered to win national Journalist of the Year, sponsored by Journalism Education Association.
Applicants need to submit an application form, high school transcript, three letters of recommendation, and action photo of the applicant involved in student media, resume, and self-analytical essay AND create an online portfolio. More information on how this needs to be presented is in the StateJOYapp PFD.

The Oregon High School Journalist of the Year will be awarded the Alyce Sheetz Memorial Scholarship for $1,000.

 

Questions? See http://oregonjea.org/awards/ Contact J.D. McIntire, JEA State Director and adviser at Sandy High School (Jonathan.McIntire@ortrail.k12.or.us)

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