Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013
MSU Union, Michigan State University
9 a.m. to Noon
You’re invited to attend the 11th annual Middle School Journalism Conference sponsored by Michigan Interscholastic Press Association. We want to offer you a great opportunity to meet and share ideas with other yearbook and newspaper advisers. In addition, your students will enjoy the interactive sessions and go back to school motivated and excited. Speakers will be professionals from the area and knowledgeable publication advisers from around Michigan. And enter student work in the contest! Awards ceremony is at the end of the morning.
- Register Now!
- Enter the Contest (PDF)
- Session Descriptions
- Student Worksheet (PDF)
- Map to the MSU Union
- Lunch Options – After a year of construction, the MSU Union food court is open again!
Cost is $7 per person for MIPA members, $8 for non-members. For all registrations paid for after
Oct. 25 Nov. 6, add a $1 per person late fee.
Registration: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Sessions will be 9–9:30 (Keynote); 9:40–10:15; 10:25–11:00; 11:10–11:45 (Awards 11:50–12).
How to interview someone
Photography: How to get good shots
Writing good leads
Writing good headlines
You can write great feature stories
Finding good sources and stories
Writing neat info boxes
Bring copies of your newspaper to put out on the exchange table. If you have extra yearbooks to exchange, bring those as well!