Yearbook Chat with Jim

Walsworth Special Consultant Jim Jordan spent 35 years as an award-winning yearbook adviser. Now he seeks out the unique, personal stories from those still in the classroom.

Every episode brings new compelling interviews as advisers reflect on their year and career.

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Yearbook Chat with Jim

Behind every yearbook is a great story, and Jim Jordan is exploring those stories.

Join Jim as he interviews the people behind the yearbook in Yearbook Chat with Jim, part of the Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network (WYPN). From new advisers who just made it through their first year, to long-time yearbook lovers looking at retirement, Yearbook Chat with Jim shows the human side of creating a yearbook.

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Current Episode

In this episode, Jim talks with Vanessa Martinez of El Dorado High School in El Paso, Texas. She shares her journey from high school journalism, to college, to professional journalist, then finding her place as a scholastic journalism educator. She shares what it was like to follow in the footsteps of a well-liked, award-winning adviser, how her competitive streak drives her to help her students succeed and the significance the Spanish language plays in their school and yearbook.

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