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April 24, 2024 / Podcasts

This special season finale episode of That Yearbook Podcast hosted by Mike Taylor, CJE, Jim Jordan and Sabrina Schmitz, CJE, focused on celebrating the heart of Walsworth — the family-owned business that has been the most trusted name in yearbooks for over 87 years.  A Family Tradition of Quality Customer Service Mike, Jim and Sabrina…

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That Yearbook Podcast Episode 5
April 8, 2024 / Podcasts

With summer fast approaching, spring and summer workshops should be a consideration before closing shop. Yearbook staffs should plan to attend workshops and camps to improve their skills and prepare for the upcoming school year. Workshops provide inspiration, training and team bonding opportunities that help staffs hit the ground running in the fall. The latest…

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March 26, 2024 / Podcasts

Attending state and national journalism conventions provides staff and advisers with invaluable experiences. From hearing industry leaders share their expertise to bonding with fellow staffers on those late nights, these events leave lasting impacts. However, planning travel logistics requires you to navigate administrative approval and fundraising. In this episode of That Yearbook Podcast, yearbook experts…

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That Yearbook Podcast Episode 3
March 13, 2024 / Podcasts

This episode of “That Yearbook Podcast” discusses the importance of yearbook programs receiving critiques or reviews of their publications. Mike, Jim and Sabrina emphasize how critiques from experienced advisers and journalism professionals can provide objective feedback to help identify strengths and weaknesses, set goals for improvement and ultimately create an even stronger yearbook from year…

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February 28, 2024 / Podcasts

This episode of “That Yearbook Podcast” guides advisers on cultivating relationships among staff, administration, parents and the community to foster successful publication and program development.  Relationships Among Staff Are Foundational Developing strong relationships among the yearbook staff from the beginning of the year is crucial for success. Team-building activities serve an important purpose in allowing…

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That Yearbook Podcast
February 14, 2024 / Podcasts

Welcome to That Yearbook Podcast, the series where yearbook experts Mike Taylor, CJE, Jim Jordan and Sabrina Schmitz, CJE, take us on a delightful journey through their personal connections to yearbooks and the fascinating world of student journalism. The trio shares their unique stories and experiences that have shaped their perspectives on creating amazing yearbooks.…

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Adviser of Note: Brit Taylor
October 27, 2023 / Advisers of Note / Podcasts

Brit Taylor, CJE, a star of Florida scholastic journalism with 30 years of experience at Hagerty High School in Oviedo, Florida. Brit is a passionate educator, dedicated to helping high school students grow and thrive in the world of publications. You can listen to the podcast at walsworthyearbooks.com/podcasts or find it on Spotify, iTunes or wherever you get your music.…

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Yearbook Deadline System Podcast

For season five, episode seven, Ask Mike podcast host Mike Taylor, CJE, interviews the Chisholm Trail High School yearbook adviser and copy editor about their 2023 school year and their effective yearbook deadline system. Cortney Wood is in her first year of advising yearbook. She’s new to advising but has experience working on yearbook staffs…

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December 14, 2021 / News / Podcasts

When the Journalism Education Association (JEA) announced its 2021 Rising Stars and three Walsworth Yearbooks advisers were on the list, Jim Jordan knew he had to get them on his podcast. He sat down with Laurel Wicke, Joanna Chadwick and Carly Gates to discuss the honor and their burgeoning careers. You can listen to these…

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August 12, 2021 / Copywriting / Podcasts

Bobby Hawthorne knows how to tell a story. He also knows how to teach others to tell stories. For the first episode of season five of the Yearbook Chat with Jim podcast, host Jim Jordan brings this electric storyteller on as a guest. We strongly recommend you listen to this episode – reading a synopsis…

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