Press On

An iconic skyline rises above layers of fog. While much of California bakes during the summer, this city offers welcome relief. It has long been a destination. Now it is more: a sanctuary. San Francisco is a place where possibilities find life, where diversity is the norm, where outsiders find a home. It is the future today.

The small peninsula that holds this world-class city is surrounded by countless other wonders, natural and otherwise: beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, innovative ideas. A trip to San Francisco is like a pilgrimage, a journey that rejuvenates. Too often these days
we find ourselves lost in the fog, unable to see the beauty beyond.

We encourage you to press on, to look beyond and find sanctuary in San Francisco.

A Day in the City

With Your Journalism Staff  Got a few hours extra to spend with your student journalists in San Francisco? If that’s the case, we — the local committee — have you covered with the following suggestions about where to take your group for a little sightseeing and perhaps some street reporting on San Francisco life. […]

Registration book available for download

Download a PDF of the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention registration booklet, which outlines everything you need to know about registering for and attending the convention in Indianapolis. Printed versions of the registration booklet should be hitting mailboxes of JEA and NSPA members within a few weeks. This year’s features an 11×17″ poster you can […]

Keynote speakers announced

Kevin Fagan and Brant Ward 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12 Kevin Fagan is a long-time reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle. He specializes in enterprise news-feature writing and breaking news, taking particular pleasure in ferreting out stories others might not find — from profiling the desperate lives of homeless drug addicts to riding the rails […]

Early-bird Deadline



Feb. 1 – CJE/MJE applications

March 1 – Need-based scholarship application

March 10 – Shirt pre-order

March 14 – Hotel reservation, Write-off registration/entry upload

March 21 – Early-bird registration (including Break With a Pro, Media Swap Shops, media tours, on-site critiques, adviser luncheons and pre-convention workshops)

March 31 – Online registration closes