Upcoming NSPA Events

NSPA Summer Workshop
April 24-26, 2015
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Join the National Scholastic Press Association for a camp designed to boost your skills in a fun, team-based and hands-on approach!

Over three days, you will receive instruction and coaching from experienced journalists and educators in one of five specialized tracks: Reporting/Writing, Editing, Design, Photography/Video and Advising.

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NSPA seeking journalism educators, pros to judge critiques
NSPA is seeking journalism educators or professionals with the qualifications to judge publications submitted for critique. This includes newspapers, newsmagazines, yearbooks, literary magazines and online. Prospective judges should possess five years experience advising student publications (preferably award-winning ones) and/or professional … Continue reading

2015 NSPA Best of Show – Spring National High School Journalism Convention
The following were awarded NSPA Best of Show at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention in Denver on Saturday evening. Junior High Yearbook 1. The Prowl Powell Middle School, Littleton, Colo. 2. Surfer Coronado Middle School, Coronado, Calif. … Continue reading

Online, Yearbook and Magazine Pacemaker Winners announced at the 2015 Spring National High School Journalism Convention
DENVER — The National Scholastic Press Association announced the winners of the Online, Yearbook and Magazine Pacemakers at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention. Online Pacemaker Winners 1500 or greater enrollment Panther Prowler, Newbury Park HS, Newbury Park, Calif. … Continue reading

NSPA announces 2015 Wikoff, Honor Roll scholarship recipients
MINNEAPOLIS — Three scholastic newspaper journalists will receive scholarships from the National Scholastic Press Association for their accomplishments in academics and journalism. Brian Fogel of Lakota East High School in Liberty Township, Ohio, has been selected as the winner of … Continue reading

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2015–16 Calendar

June 12, 2015
Newspaper Pacemaker - Deadline

June 12, 2015
Individual Awards - Deadline

June 17, 2015
Broadcast Pacemaker - Deadline

June 17, 2015
Broadcast Story of the Year - Deadline

July 24-26, 2015
NSPA Summer Journalism Workshop - Minneapolis

Nov. 12-15, 2015
JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention - Orlando

Jan. 15, 2016
Yearbook Pacemaker - Deadline

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Student Media Sourcebook

atsignbkgThe Sourcebook is NSPA's directory of links to more than 200 student media resources.

Best of the High School Press

trophybkgAn online collection showcasing some of the best work in student media by our members, including winners of NSPA's contests. More contest winners and galleries here.

It's the Law

cmpbkgSince 1994, Mike Hiestand of the Student Press Law Center has contributed regular columns on student press legal and ethical issues. Read them here.

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In 1921, NSPA began helping students and teachers improve their publications. Today that goal remains #1. For more information, visit the About Us page or the NSPA FAQ.

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