Award-winning Virginia high school journalism teacher named new NWSP director

Award-winning Virginia high school journalism teacher named new NWSP director

Rob Melton
July 18
Filed under NW PERSPECTIVE, PRESS RELEASE, SOJC, STAFF, WHO'S WHO IN OREGON SCHOLASTIC JOURNALISM

Anthony Whitten has been selected the next director of Northwest Scholastic Press and the Scholastic Journalism Outreach Coordinator for the SOJC after a year-long nation-wide search. Anthony Whitten taught for 12 years in northern Virginia. He spent seven years advising The Guardian yearbook...

Dr. Kennedy recognized for teaching excellence, passion for working with students

Dr. Kennedy recognized for teaching excellence, passion for working with students

September 2
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A Miami native, Karla Kennedy graduated from the University of Miami in 1988 with a degree in Communication and joined the Miami-Dade County public schools as a language arts and journalism teacher. She taught a variety of subjects, including journalism, television production, language arts, drama...

Rob Melton

August 31
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I was a daily and weekly newspaper reporter, photographer and editor before becoming a journalism, photography and English teacher. (You can download my free journalism-related publications and curriculum on issuu.com/robmelt and scribd.com/robmelt.) I graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism fr...

Make your own free press passes with this one free website

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor
September 12
Filed under LEARNING CENTER, LESSONS, LIBRARY, STAFF, STUDENTS, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized

"You do not need to ask permission from anyone to be a journalist," explains the Periodical Publishers Association. "It is sometimes useful, however, to be able to identify yourself as a journalist when needed." To this end, journalistic agencies issue press cards to their reporters, columnists, wri...

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