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AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division Teach-In

August 2 @ 8:00 am 5:30 pm

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The Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication invites student media advisers to attend its annual Teach­‐In. The Teach-In is FREE and open to ALL high school and college student media advisers.

This event has been approved for 7 SCECHs by the Michigan Department of Education.


This event is an opportunity for collegiate instructors and advisers to mix and mingle with scholastic media advisers and teachers while learning and discussing cutting-edge topics.

The Michigan Interscholastic Press Association and the Michigan State University School of Journalism are proud to co-sponsor the 2022 Teach-in.

Lunch is provided.


Michigan Interscholastic Press Association


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MSU Detroit Center

3408 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201-2726 United States
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George L. Daniels, MJE, is an associate professor of journalism and creative media in the College of Communication and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. For six years, he served as the college’s assistant dean for administration. Since 2003, he’s taught undergraduate and graduate courses in cross-platform reporting, electronic news reporting, media management and diversity.  Co-editor of Teaching Race: Struggles, Strategies and Scholarship for the Mass Communication Classroom, Daniels is completing his second book, Barrier Breakers: Media Educators Meeting the Diversity Challenge Across the Decades, which is expected to be released in 2023. Before beginning his academic career, he worked as a local television news producer in Atlanta;, Cincinnati, Ohio; and his hometown of Richmond, Virginia.  He’s been Journalism Education Association certified as a Master Journalism Educator since 2014.

Patrick R. Johnson is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa. His work focuses on news literacy and ethics and creating more equitable and just practices and pedagogies in journalism and media by examining people and projects often designated as deviant. He is a former award-winning high school journalism teacher and adviser.

Nicole Kraft spent 25 years working as an award-winning journalist, as well as in professional sports and political communication before joining the Ohio State School of Communication in 2010. As an associate professor of clinical communication, she teaches Media Writing and Editing, Sports Journalism, Sports Media Relations, Feature Writing and Media Law and Ethics. She is also the Associated Press beat writer for the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets. Kraft’s research focus includes the academic use of mobile technology among student-athletes, mobile technology use in journalism education, and using technology to enhance classroom communication. She is director of Ohio State’s Sports and Society Initiative and chair of the Media Ethics Division for the Association of Journalism and Mass Communication Educators. In 2022 Kraft was honored with Ohio State’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Journalism Education Association’s Linda S. Puntney Teacher Inspiration Award. She was runner-up for Scripps Howard Teacher of the Year. In 2015 Kraft was inducted as an Apple Distinguished Educator and in 2022 she was inducted into the Academy of Teaching.

Bradley Wilson, MJE, is an associate professor at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. He received his doctoral degree in public administration with research work in media agenda-setting and local governments. He got his start working as a photojournalist for a weekly newspaper in Austin. He is the editor of the national magazine, Communication: Journalism Education Today, for the national Journalism Education Association and managing editor of College Media Review for the College Media Association. In 2020, the Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication gave him the David Adams Educator of the Year Award.

Special Needs & Accommodations

MIPA and MSU are committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Jeremy Steele, MIPA executive director, at 517-353-6761 or at least 10 business days prior to the start of our program so that we have time to make necessary arrangements. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible. More information about disability inclusion services at MSU can be found at