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Nine Member Schools Named Pacemaker Finalists

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

Nine Member Schools Named Pacemaker Finalists

Nine JEMKC member schools were named 2017 Broadcast or Newspaper Pacemaker Finalists last week by the National Scholastic Press Association! Winners will be announced on Nov. 18 in Dallas at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention.

Congratulations to all the newspaper finalists:

Jagwire – Mill Valley HS
Northwest Passage – Shawnee Mission Northwest
Le Journal – Notre Dame de Sion
Budget – Lawrence High School
Tiger Print – Blue Valley High School
Express – Blue Valley Northwest
Harbinger – Shawnee Mission East

And congratulations to the two broadcast finalists:

Trojan TV – Park Hill High School
Tiger Broadcast – Lee’s Summit High School

Check out all the finalists nationwide here.

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JEMKC Members Win Big in Seattle

Posted by on Apr 14, 2017 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

JEMKC Members Win Big in Seattle

Many JEMKC member schools were honored with a variety of awards at the Spring JEA/NSPA Convention in Seattle April 6-9. Congrats to everyone!

Adviser Awards

Pioneer Award
Jim McCrossen, Blue Valley Northwest

Distinguished Broadcast Adviser
Christina Geabhart, Oak Park High

Online Pacemaker Winners

The Harbinger Online, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.
http://www.smeharbinger.net
C. Dow Tate, adviser

Mill Valley News, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan.
http://www.mvnews.org
Kathy Hill Habiger, adviser

Dart News Online, St. Teresa’s Academy, Kansas City, Mo.
http://dartnewsonline.com
Brad Lewis, adviser

Online Pacemaker Finalist

Tonka News, Winnetonka HS, Kansas City, Mo.
http://tonkanews.com
Laura Williams, adviser

Yearbook Pacemaker Winners

Indian, Shawnee Mission North HS, Overland Park, Kan.
Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.
Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS, Shawnee, Kan.
Le Flambeau, Notre Dame de Sion HS, Kansas City, Mo.

Best in Show Winners

Newspaper Special Edition
9. The Harbinger, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.

Newsmagazine
7.The JagWire, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan.
8.The Tiger Print, Blue Valley HS, Overland Park, Kan.

Publication Website, small school
3.The JagWire, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan. www.mvnews.org

Publication Website, large school
6. The Harbinger, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan. www.smeharbinger.net

Broadcast Program
4. The North Report, Blue Valley North HS, Overland Park, Kan. www.vimeo.com/21153550
8. MVTV, Mill Valley HS, Shawnee, Kan. vimeo.com/album/4136570/video/200244983

Newspaper Tabloid 16 or Fewer Pages
4. The Northwest Passage, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS, Shawnee, Kan.

Newspaper Tabloid 17 or More Pages
1. The Harbinger, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.

Yearbook 232 or Fewer Pages
4. Le Flambeau, Notre Dame de Sion HS, Kansas City, Mo.

Yearbook 289-336 Pages
1. Indian, Shawnee Mission North HS, Overland Park, Kan.

Yearbook 337 or More Pages
3. Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East HS, Prairie Village, Kan.
4. Heritage, Shawnee Mission South HS, Overland Park, Kan.
5. Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS, Shawnee, Kan.

 

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Results from JEA/NSPA Fall National Convention

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

Results from JEA/NSPA Fall National Convention

JEMKC member schools took home a pile of awards at the Fall National Convention in Indianapolis. Congratulations to all the winners! KC is such an impressive area for high school journalism.

Newspaper Pacemaker Winners

The Express, Blue Valley Northwest
Standard, Blue Valley Southwest
The JagWire, Mill Valley
The Northwest Passage, Shawnee Mission Northwest

Finalists included:
The Hargbiner, Shawnee Mission East
The View, Park Hill South

Broadcast Pacemaker

Finalists included:
Tiger Broadcast, Lee’s Summit
Southside Scoop, Park Hill South

BEST IN SHOW

Newspaper Special Edition
#8 Griffin Rites, Winnetonka

Newsmagazine
#10 The Spotlight, Blue Valley West

Publication Website, Small School
#4 Mill Valley News, Mill Valley
#9 Tonka News, Winnetonka

Publication Website, Large School
#3 The Harbinger Online, Shawnee Mission East

Newspaper Tabloid 17 or more pages
#1 Harbinger, Shawnee Mission East
#4 JagWire, Mill Valley

Yearbook 0-232 Pages
#7 Cambia, Oak Park

Yearbook 233-288 Pages
#4 The JAG, Mill Valley

Yearbook 289-336 Pages
#2 Indian, Shawnee Mission North
#8 Vision, Blue Valley Southwest

Yearbook 337+ Pages
#1 Hauberk, Shawnee Mission East
#3 Lair, Shawnee Mission Northwest

Individual “Of the Year” Awards

Newsmagazine Cover Design
#4 Vivian Brockman, Park Hill South
#10 Thomas Sherk, Shawnee Mission East

Newspaper Page/Spread Design
#2 Anna McClelland, Shawnee Mission East
#8 Nicole Becker, Blue Valley Southwest

Yearbook Page/Spread Design
#1 Michael Hamilton, Shawnee Mission East

Infographic Design
#7 Yashi Wang, Shawnee Mission East

News Story
#4 Margo Johnson, Blue Valley Southwest

Diversity Story
#1 Maddie Davis, Blue Valley High School

Multimedia Feature
#Morgan Biles, Yashi Wang, Shawnee Mission East

Feature Photo
#1 Erica Good, Blue Valley Southwest

Sports Action Photo
#4 Delaney Oliver, Blue Valley Southwest

Sports Reaction Photo
#10 Julia Huebert, Blue Valley West

Environmental Portrait
#4 Hailey Hughes, Shawnee Mission East
#8 Ryan Barrett, Blue Valley West

Comic Strip/Panel
#3 Alex Ralston, Shawnee Mission West

Broadcast Sports Story
#7 Cassidi Sterrett, Lee’s Summit High School

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JEMKC Member Schools Named Individual Award Finalists

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

JEMKC Member Schools Named Individual Award Finalists

JEMKC member schools had a total of 18 finalists in NSPA’s Individual Of the Year Awards. See all individual finalists below. Winners/placing will be announced at the NSPA Awards Ceremony during the NSPA/JEA Fall National Convention in Indianapolis on Nov. 12. Congrats to all finalists!

DESIGN OF THE YEAR

Newsmagazine Cover

Thomas Sherk
The Harbinger
Shawnee Mission East High School

Vivian Brockman
The View
Park Hill South

Newspaper Page/Spread

Nicole Becker, Kate Bowling
The Standard
Blue Valley Southwest High School

Kathleen Gartner
Epic
Shawnee Mission West High School

Anna McClelland
The Harbinger
Shawnee Mission East High School

Rachel Bateman
The Northwest Passage
Shawnee Mission Northwest High School

Yearbook Page/Spread

Michael Hamilton
Hauberk
Shawnee Mission East High School

Infographic

Yashi Wang
The Harbinger
Shawnee Mission East High School

PHOTO OF THE YEAR

Feature Photo

Erica Good
The Vision
Blue Valley Southwest High School

Sports Action Photo

Delaney Oliver
The Standard
Blue Valley Southwest High School

Sports Reaction Photo

Julia Huebert
Illumination
Blue Valley West High School

Environmental Portrait

Ryan Barrett
Illumination
Blue Valley West High School

Hailey Hughes
The Harbinger
Shawnee Mission East High School

STORY OF THE YEAR

Feature

Margo Johnson, Blake Gustafson
The Standard
Blue Valley Southwest High School

Diversity Story

Maddie Davis
The Tiger Print
Blue Valley High School

Multimedia Feature of the Year

Morgan Biles, Yashi Wang, Staff
The Harbinger
Shawnee Mission East High School

Broadcast Sports Story of the Year

Cassidi Sterrett, Kelly Dauer
Tiger Broadcast
Lee’s Summit High School

Comic/Panel Strip of the Year

Alex Ralston
The Epic
Shawnee Mission West High School

 

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EIGHT JEMKC Member Schools Named Pacemaker Finalists

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in JEA News, Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

EIGHT JEMKC Member Schools Named Pacemaker Finalists

The National Scholastic Press Association announced the finalists for the 2016 Newspaper and Broadcast Pacemaker awards earlier this week. JEMKC had EIGHT member schools named as finalists–two in Broadcast and six in Newspaper:

BROADCAST

Southside Scoop, Park Hill South HS
Tiger Broadcast, Lee’s Summit HS

NEWSPAPER

The Express, Blue Valley Northwest HS
The Standard, Blue Valley Southwest HS
The Harbinger, Shawnee Mission East HS
The JagWire, Mill Valley HS
Northwest Passage, Shawnee Mission Northwest HS
The View, Park Hill South HS

Congratulations to these eight member schools! Winners will be announced at the Fall National Convention in Indianapolis on Nov. 12.

Check out all the finalists here: Newspaper  Broadcast

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Member Schools Named All-Kansas

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Kansas/Missouri News | 0 comments

Member Schools Named All-Kansas

Kansas Scholastic Press Association named its Spring All-Kansas Publications yesterday, April 26, in overall News, Video and Online categories. Congratulations to the many JEMKC member schools who earned this ranking:

NEWS

4A
Piper High School

5A
Blue Valley Southwest High School
Mill Valley High School

6A
Blue Valley Northwest High School
Lawrence High School
Shawnee Mission South High School
Shawnee Mission West High School

VIDEO NEWS

5A
Blue Valley Southwest High School
Mill Valley High School

ONLINE NEWS

5A
Mill Valley High School

6A
Shawnee Mission South High School
Blue Valley Northwest High School
Shawnee Mission East High School

See all the winners here

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