Veteran journalists Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Deborah Roberts, Deborah Norville, Lisa Ryan Howard and Will Carr recently shared advice for student journalists and professional journalists alike. Read their tips here.Read More
Thank you to all who filled out the Advisers’ Workshop interest survey.
The free workshop, which will be hosted at Mercer University, has tentatively been scheduled for Monday, June 3, through Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
This will be a great opportunity to hone skills and network with advisers from around the state. We will share more details in the coming months.Read More
#StudentPressFreedom day is coming next week, and there are different ways you can engage your staffs in the movement.
The Student Press Law Center suggests publishing an editorial to creating a social media campaign centered around student press freedoms and their importance. See more of ideas here.
Tag GSPA in your tweets and instagram posts, and we will share them.Read More
Each year, GSPA recognizes the top senior student journalist in the state with the Georgia Champion Journalist Award. The winner receives a $100 prize and represents the state in the Journalism Education Association's National Journalist of the Year competition.
GSPA also awards the Georgia Junior Champion Journalist Award, a contest open to juniors only.
Completed entries for both contests are due by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3. There is no fee to enter.
For a list of requirements and how to enter, please visit www.ugagspa.org/spring-competitions.Read More
Dick Yarbrough recalls giving his first-ever career speech at the thirty-fifth GSPA Annual Convention held on May 4, 1962. Share your GSPA reflection in celebration of the organization’s 90th anniversary by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
A feature by Cassidy Hettesheimer, GSPA Student Advisory Board member.
Ninety years ago—nearly a century. Nearly a century since Charles Kingsford Smith completed the first flight over the Pacific Ocean, since Frederick Griffith supported the existence of DNA, since the Roaring ‘20s peaked before the stock market crashed a year later. Ten years shy of a centennial has passed since Mickey and Minnie Mouse first appeared on film and, in Athens, Georgia, the Georgia Scholastic Press Association was founded.Read More
Cindy Carter Slaughter shares how attending GSPA conferences every year helped solidify her decision to work in the media industry. Share your GSPA reflection in celebration of the organization’s 90th anniversary by emailing email@example.com.Read More