November 15, 2011 / 2011 Fall JEA/NSPA / News

Walsworth speakers will add variety to the JEA/NSPA program

Written by Evan Blackwell, CJE

The JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention will be providing yearbook staffs with the ultimate journalism learning experience this week in Minneapolis, and Walsworth will be contributing to that experience with an extensive list of speakers.

Sessions with Walsworth speakers will cover everything from learning how to sell more yearbooks and ads, to writing better copy, to staff management and much more.

Walsworth’s new Journalism Specialist Mike Taylor, a respected and experienced workshop and convention instructor, will be teaching a session called “It only takes a minute” on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m., full of advice on how advisers can keep staff members motivated and ready to work.

You can get a look at the sessions being taught by Walsworth speakers, as well as every session on the convention schedule, by flipping through this online version of the convention program.

There are also downloadable versions of the program available at the JEA website.

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Evan Blackwell, CJE

Evan Blackwell, CJE, is the Marketing Automation Supervisor for Walsworth. He's been a writer, editor and web content specialist for Walsworth for the past 15+ 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.