• National High School Journalism Convention

    JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention

    Presented virtually in spring 2021

    The National High School Journalism Convention is a twice-yearly gathering of high school journalists and advisers sponsored by National Scholastic Press Association and its partner, Journalism Education Association.

    The spring 2021 convention will offer workshop-style sessions with optimal instructor-to-student ratio for one-on-one guidance, plus school-wide access to on-demand presentations from industry experts.

    Check the convention website for updated information on the spring convention.


    Upcoming JEA/NSPA conventions

    • Spring 2021, presented virtually
    • Nov. 11-14, 2021, Marriott, Philadelphia (Room rate: $219)
    • April 7-9, 2022, Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles (Room rate: $249)
    • Nov. 10-13, 2022, Grand Marriott, St. Louis (Room rate: $214)
    • April 20-22, 2023, Hilton Union Square, San Francisco (Room rate: $259 single/double, $279 triple/quad)
    • Nov. 2-5, 2023, Sheraton, Boston (Room rate: $249 single/double, $274 triple/quad)
    • April 4-6, 2024, Sheraton-Westin, Kansas City (Room rate: $236)
    • Nov. 14-17, 2024, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C. (Room rate: $219)
    • Spring 2025 TBD
    • Nov. 13-16, 2025, Gaylord Opryland, Nashville (Room rate: $239)
    • Spring 2026 TBD
    • Nov. 19-22, 2026, Marriott World Center, Orlando (Room rate: $167)
    • April 16-18, 2027, Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles (Room rate: $249)
    • Nov. 19-22, 2027, Sheraton, Boston (Room rate: $259 single/double, $284 triple/quad)
  • Gloria Shields/NSPA Media Workshop

    Gloria Shields/NSPA Media Workshop

    June 28-July 1, 2021, with bonus classes June 27

    Whether in person or virtual, the Gloria Shields/NSPA Media Workshop brings together the nation’s top workshop faculty and scholastic-journalism experts to propel you and your staff into the year ahead.

    The 2021 workshop is in the planning stages, and it will reflect the status of the pandemic. Whether you’re part of a group or flying solo, you can pick the approach to match situation, your staff and your schedule.

    Our 2020 instructional sessions encompassed these tracks —
    Newspaper: Boot Camp
    Newspaper: Editors
    Online Publications
    Photo: Advanced
    Photo: Beginning to Intermediate
    Publication Design
    Publication Writing
    Yearbook: Beginning
    Yearbook: Theme Development