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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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May 14, 2020 / Podcasts

Kathy Daneman has been a publicist for more than two decades. So… what exactly does a publicist do? “What I do is work with authors to get their books covered,” she explained. “To get book reviews, to get interviews, to place original essays, to get them on tv, to get radio interviews, to go on…

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February 17, 2020 / Podcasts

This is the time of year when the Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network celebrates love in all its forms – especially the love of yearbook! In the latest WYPN episode of Ask Mike, host Mike Taylor, CJE, interviewed four yearbook staffs about why they love yearbook. He spoke to the staffs of Braden River High School…

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January 27, 2020 / Podcasts

Walsworth is proud to work with so many talented, dedicated yearbook advisers. It makes us especially happy when they receive recognition from other organizations. This year, six of our yearbook advisers were named JEA Rising Stars. Jim Jordan, host of Yearbook Chat with Jim and the 1996 JEA Yearbook Adviser of the Year, interviewed each…

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January 2, 2020 / Advisers of Note / Podcasts

Darren Thomas has been teaching for years, but never advised a yearbook until the 2019 school year. As a new teacher at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, he was looking for a way to feel more connected to his new school. He leaned on his editors that first year, and the staff created…

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November 7, 2019 / Ask Mike / Photography / Podcasts

Mitchell Franz, from Yoakum, Texas, wanted to be a writer when he was a kid. He joined his school’s journalism program, where the small staff size mandated that everyone take photos for their publications. With encouragement from his adviser, Paula Adamak (now Walsworth Yearbooks rep Paula Griffin), he fell in love with scholastic journalism and…

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October 31, 2019 / Podcasts

Julia Satterthwaite, MJE, recently made some big changes in her life. She and her family moved from Michigan to California. She took a job at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California. This year, for the first time, Satterthwaite added “yearbook adviser” to her list of roles. Yearbook Chat with Jim host Jim Jordan chatted…

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