Past NSPA Conventions

JEA/NSPA Fall/Spring National High School Journalism Convention

 

March 15-May 15, 2021, presented virtually
rescheduled from Seattle

Nov. 19-21, 2020, presented virtually
rescheduled from Orlando, Florida

April 16-18, 2020, presented virtually
rescheduled from Nashville, Tennessee

Nov. 21-24, 2019, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C.

April 25-27, 2019, Hilton, Anaheim, California

Nov. 1-4, 2018, Hyatt Regency, Chicago

April 12-14, 2018, Marriott Marquis, San Francisco

Nov. 16-19, 2017, Hyatt Regency, Dallas

April 6-9, 2017, Sheraton Seattle and Washington State Convention Center

Nov. 10-13, 2016, J.W. Marriott, Indianapolis

April 14-17, 2016, Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles

Nov. 12-15, 2015, Walt Disney World Dolphin, Orlando, Fla.

April 16-19, 2015, Sheraton, Denver

Nov. 6-9, 2014, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C.

April 10-13, 2014, Hilton San Diego Bayfront, San Diego

Nov. 14-17, 2013, Sheraton Boston, Hynes Convention Center, Boston

April 25-28, 2013, Marriott Marquis, San Francisco

Nov. 15-18, 2012, Marriott Rivercenter/Riverwalk, Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio

April 12-15, 2012, Sheraton/Washington State Convention Center, Seattle

Nov. 17-20, 2011, Hilton/Hyatt/Convention Center, Minneapolis

April 14-17, 2011, Marriott, Anaheim, Calif.

Nov. 11-14, 2010, Marriott, Kansas City

April 15-18, 2010, Oregon Convention Center, Portland

Nov. 12-15, 2009, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C.

April 16-19, 2009, Hyatt, Phoenix

Nov. 13-16, 2008, Renaissance, St. Louis

April 17-20, 2008, Marriott, Anaheim, Calif.

Nov. 8-11, 2007, Marriott, Philadelphia

April 12-15, 2007, Hyatt, Denver

Nov. 9-12, 2006, Gaylord Opryland, Nashville

April 20-23, 2006, Hilton, San Francisco

Nov. 10-13, 2005, Hyatt Regency, Chicago

April 7-10, 2005, Sheraton, Seattle

Nov. 18-21, 2004, Hyatt Regency, Atlanta

April 1-4, 2004, Town and Country, San Diego

Nov. 20-23, 2003, Washington Hilton & Towers, Washington, D.C.

April 10-13, 2003, Convention Center, Portland

Nov. 21-24, 2002, Hyatt Reunion Center, Dallas

April 4-7, 2002, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix

Nov. 8-11, 2001, Sheraton, Boston

April 5-8, 2001, Marriott, San Francisco

Nov. 16-19, 2000, Hyatt Regency & Westin, Kansas City

April 6-9, 2000, Marriott & Hilton, Anaheim, Calif.

Nov. 18-21, 1999, Hilton, Atlanta

April 8-11, 1999, Hyatt / Doubletree / La Posada, Albuquerque, N.M.

Nov. 19-22, 1998, Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C.

April 16-19, 1998, Sheraton & Doubletree, Seattle

Nov. 13-16, 1997, Adams Mark, St. Louis

April 17-20, 1997, Hyatt Regency, Phoenix

Nov. 14-17, 1996, Hyatt, Chicago

April 11-14, 1996, Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco

Nov. 16-19, 1995, Hyatt Regency Crown Center, Kansas City

April 6-8, 1995, Hyatt, San Diego

Nov. 17-20, 1994, Hyatt Reunion Center, Dallas

April 21-24, 1994, Hilton & Marriott, Portland

Nov. 18-21, 1993, Ramada Renaissance, Washington, D.C.

April 22-25, 1993, Hyatt & Sheraton, Long Beach, Calif.

Nov. 19-22, 1992, Hyatt Regency, Columbus, Ohio

April 10-12, 1992, Radisson, Denver

Nov. 15-17, 1991, Hyatt Regency, Chicago

April 12-14, 1991, Marriott/Ramada, Albuquerque, N.M.

Oct. 25-28, 1990, Hyatt Regency, Indianapolis

March 30-April 1, 1990, Red Lion, Seattle

Nov. 2-4, 1989, Marriott Pavilion, St. Louis

Nov. 18-20, 1988, Hyatt Regency, Washington, D.C.

Nov. 20-22, 1987, Westin Crown Center, Kansas City

Nov. 21-23, 1986, Holiday Inn/Hyatt Regency, Chicago

Nov. 22-24, 1985, Bond Court, Cleveland

Nov. 9-11, 1984, Excelsior, Little Rock, Ark.

Nov. 17-19, 1983, Riverfront Towers, St. Louis

Nov. 19-21, 1982, Marriott, Chicago

Nov. 6-8, 1981, Radisson Muehlebach, Kansas City

Nov. 28-30, 1980, Palmer House, Chicago*

Sept. 27-29, 1979, Palmer House, Chicago*

Oct. 6-8, 1978, Radisson, Minneapolis*

Nov. 25-27, 1977, Crown Center, Kansas City

April 15-17, 1977, Hilton, San Francisco

Nov. 25-27, 1976, Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas

April 9-11, 1976, Sheraton, Portland

Nov. 27-29, 1975, Chase Park Plaza, St. Louis

April 4-6, 1975, Marriott, Los Angeles

Nov. 28-30, 1974, McCormick Inn, Chicago

April 5-7, 1974, Hilton, San Francisco

Nov. 22-24, 1973, Hyatt House, Atlanta

April 6-8, 1973, Hilton, Portland

Nov. 23-25, 1972, Palmer House, Chicago

April 14-16, 1972, International, Los Angeles

Nov. 25-27, 1971, Palmer House, Chicago

April 16-18, 1971, Sheraton-Palace, San Francisco

Nov. 26-28, 1970, Palmer House, Chicago

April 17-19, 1970, Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif. **

Nov. 28-30, 1969, Palmer House, Chicago

Nov. 28-30, 1968, Palmer House, Chicago

Nov. 24-25, 1967, Edgewater Beach, Chicago

Nov. 25-26, 1966, Edgewater Beach, Chicago

Nov. 26-28, 1965, Hilton, Chicago

Nov. 26-28, 1964, Hilton, Chicago

Nov. 28-30, 1963, Hilton, Chicago

Nov. 22-24, 1962, Hilton, Chicago

Nov. 24-26, 1961, Hilton, Chicago

Nov. 24-26, 1960, Hilton, Chicago

Aug. 27-29, 1959, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Aug. 21-23, 1958, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Aug. 22-24, 1957, Hilton, Chicago

Aug. 21-23, 1956, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Aug. 1955, Hilton, Chicago

Aug. 1954, Minneapolis

Aug. 1953, Minnesota

Nov. 28-30, 1952, Hilton, Chicago

Nov. 23-25, 1951, Toledo, Ohio

Nov. 24-25, 1950, Hotel Stevens, Chicago

Nov. 25-26, 1949, Hotel Stevens, Chicago

Nov. 26-27, 1948, French Lick, Indiana

Nov. 28-29, 1947, Hotel Statler, Cleveland

Nov. 28-30, 1946, Hotel Schroeder, Milwaukee, WI

[1941-1945 conventions cancelled because of World War II]

Nov. 28-30, 1940, Cleveland

(1939 unknown)

Nov. 10-12, 1938, Indianapolis

1937, Hotel Fort Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa

Dec. 3-5, 1936, Book-Cadillac Hotel, Detroit

Dec. 5-7, 1935, Milwaukee, WI

Oct. 11-13, 1934, Bismarck Hotel, Chicago

Oct. 12-14, 1933, Hotel LaSalle, Chicago

Nov. 3-5, 1932, Gibson Hotel, Cincinnati

Dec. 3-5, 1931, Palmer House, Chicago

(1930 unknown)

Dec. 5-7, 1929, Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago

(1926-1928 unknown)

Nov. 28-29, 1925, Madison, Wis.

Nov. 28-29, 1924, Madison, Wis.

Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 1923, Madison, Wis.

 

* NSPA only

** First spring JEA/NSPA convention

JEA and NSPA had separate fall conventions from 1978 to 1980. Also, Spring conventions were JEA-only from 1978 through 1989.