Instead of This, TRY THIS – Planning Your 2021 Coverage

Planning your yearbook coverage is a whole new ball game this year. Previous years may have allowed you to take last year’s ladder and tweak it for the upcoming year, but some schools are completely reimagining their coverage approach. That may sound scary, but it’s actually a great thing!

Kayanna Pham

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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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October 4, 2019 / Podcasts

Entries to the Level Up contest are due this Sunday, Oct. 6. In celebration of the contest, WYPN podcast hosts Mike Taylor, CJE, and Jim Jordan worked together to produce a joint episode! You can listen to these special episodes at walsworthyearbooks.com/podcasts. Enter the contest by Sunday evening at walsworthyearbooks.com/level-up. They interviewed the advisers and…

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September 5, 2019 / Podcasts

You’ve probably heard by now, but we have a podcast network! The Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network, referred to as WYPN in our office, is the home of Ask Mike, Yearbook Chat with Jim and Behind the Byline. These are all amazing shows (although we may be a little biased), and they’re about to get even…

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September 5, 2019 / Podcasts

Participation in scholastic journalism may have saved Neelam Bohra’s life. At 19 years old, the freshman University of Texas student started experiencing severe health issues and was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that attacked her kidneys. She needed a transplant and found a donor in Leah Waters. Bohra and Waters shared their story with host…

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