January 13, 2010 / News

Lori Oglesbee named 2009 Yearbook Adviser of the Year by JEA

Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE

The Journalism Education Association (JEA) awarded its 2009 Yearbook Adviser of the Year honor today to Lori Oglesbee of McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas.

McKinney was previously honored by the JEA in 2004, when she was named a Distinguished Adviser. She’s been an adviser for more than 20 years, and her staffs have won national awards multiple times.

The JEA also announced the full list of Special Recognition and Distinguished Advisers for this year. Congratulations to all those being honored!

Evan Blackwell, CJE
Evan Blackwell, CJE

Evan Blackwell, CJE, is a Marketing Automation Specialist for Walsworth. He's been a writer, editor and web content specialist for Walsworth Yearbooks for the past 14 years, and is the author of the Yearbook Suite's "The Art of the Interview" unit. Prior to joining Walsworth, Blackwell spent five years as an award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.