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Upcoming NSPA Events

NSPA Summer Workshop
July 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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New at NSPA

Scott M. Libin joins Board of Directors
Minneapolis — Scott M. Libin, the Hubbard Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC), has joined the NSPA/ACP Board of Directors.Libin has three decades of experience as a journalist, including jobs on camera … Continue reading

Best of the High School Press 20 is on its way to you
A top-notch teaching tool as well as a lasting testament to excellence in scholastic journalism, your copy of Best of the High School Press, Volume 20 will arrive at your school over the next seven business days. All student news … Continue reading

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

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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.

About NSPA

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.

Sponsorship opportunities

NSPA's exhibitors, advertisers and sponsors help make many of our activities possible. For information about how NSPA and ACP can help get your message out to the high school and college press, visit our sponsor page.