• It’s never too early to plan for Journalist of the Year competition

    It’s never too early to plan for Journalist of the Year competition

    Michelle Harmon, President, ISJA

    July 24, 2016

    SEvery year, the Idaho Student Journalism Association calls for state Journalist of the Year (JOY) entries.  This year's deadline is Feb. 17, 2017. State winners, like 2016 recipient Sarah Wells from Sandpoint, receive $100.  More importantly, their winning entries are entered in the national Jou... READ MORE »»

    Students attended the annual Idaho Journalism Day in Boise to learn more about the JOY contest.

  • Planning for big news

    Planning for big news

    William Love

    July 15, 2016

    Donald Trump sent out a simple tweet to announce that Indiana Governor Mike Pence is his running mate in the upcoming presidential election. With nearly 10 million followers, the tweet did its job. But in today's digital landscape, Politico reporter Shane Goldmacher points out, a lot of opportunities... READ MORE »»

  • National recognition

    National recognition

    April 20, 2016

    Idaho student journalist have received national recognition for their work. Two publications were awarded Best of Show certificates at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Los Angeles. The Spud Annual of Idaho Falls High School finished 10th for Yearbooks 232 or Fewer Pages... READ MORE »»

  • InDesign tip: Indents

    InDesign tip: Indents

    William Love, Sandpoint High School

    April 10, 2016

    Is pressing the space bar a set amount of times the method your staff uses for indenting paragraphs in InDesign? An issue that I come across regularly for student journalists designing pages is how they format paragraphs. In some cases, students tap the space bar five times for each paragraph be... READ MORE »»

  • Bring your game

    Bring your game

    William Love, Cedar Post adviser

    April 5, 2016

    I watched some basketball games recently when I saw a design on one of the team’s warm-up shirts. The design includes the outline of a backboard. The shooting square is represented by the words “Bring Your Game” stacked on top of each other. Rather than have the backboard outline a complete square, the de... READ MORE »»

Free journalism workshop June 24 in Idaho Falls

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National recognition

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Wells named student journalist of the year

March 26, 2016

The Idaho Student Journalism Association is pleased to name Sarah Wells of Sandpoint High School’s Cedar Post as its student journalist of the year. The...  Read More »

Summer Courses at University of Idaho may boost journalism credentials

February 27, 2016

The University of Idaho will be offering three online courses this summer, which could help with accreditation/course requirements? For more information...  Read More »

KTVB issues video contest for all Idaho Students

February 20, 2016

Per an email from Dani Allsop, Digital Sales Coordinator, KTVB.com: "We’re reaching out to make sure your school is aware of this opportunity for all...  Read More »

Society of Professional Journalists creates mentor database

February 15, 2016

The publication of a recent study of journalism programs throughout the United States has prompted a mentor database sponsored by the Society of Profess...  Read More »

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