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Special Achievement Awards

Broadcast Newscast series “Behind the scenes,” Steph Alwardt, Sara Amell , Diane Coon, Tina Creutz,. Ricky Duddy, Jess Dyer, Katy Kelly, Panther TV, Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, Mass. “Tech talk,” Sara Amell, Gigi McFadden, Katy Kelly, Katy Ryan and Carole Ann Yetter Panther TV, Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, Mass.

All-New England Award winners

Broadcast Panther TV, Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, Mass. Magazines First place: Voice, Thayer Academy, Braintree, Mass. Second place: The Literary Villager Westport High School, Westport, Mass. News magazine The Talon, Exeter High School, Exeter, N.H.

Tips from NESPA’s Board of Judges

How staffs can improve writing, content and presentation

How a student newspaper built a website

Building a website for a high school news publication takes careful planning, said Carissa Broadbent, the technical coordinator of The Villager at Westport High School in Westport, Mass.
“The first thing to think about is what you want your website to do,” said Broadbent, a junior. “Your website needs to be clear and easily navigable.

Organizing online copy flow

In the world of publications, some may think that hosting an online news source is the job of CNN or FOX News.

However, at Wayland High School, is impressing its audience with its online service.

What you’ll study if you major in journalism

Multimedia approaches change curricula By Kait Kingman Journalism majors have new kinds of skills to learn along with basic approaches to news gathering and presentation, said Michelle Johnson, who teaches journalism at Boston University’s College of Communication and helped to found “The industry is changing, journalism is changing and the way we teach is […]

Why journalism has a bright future

Shrinking newspaper circulation could make a career in journalism seem like a gamble.

But with new technology revolutionizing the field and a growing demand for trustworthy news, journalism will flourish, said Tom Fiedler, dean of Boston University’s College of Communication.

NESPA to host conference

Student journalists and advisers from all over New England will convene at Boston University Friday, April 30 for the New England Scholastic Press Association’s 62nd annual conference. With the doors opening at 8, sessions will be from 9 until 2:30 at Boston University’s College of Communication, 640 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. Students, teachers, Boston University faculty […]

Workshop on Staff Motivation and Evaluation

Staff motivation and evaluation present daily challenges in the scholastic press.

Fall Contest: Localizing Coverage of Regional, National and Global Topics

Publications and productions are invited to submit pieces that localize regional, national and international issues for their own school communities.