Tentative Schedule

A complete schedule will be posted here in mid-October. To see example schedules from previous conventions, check out denver.journalismconvention.org or dc.journalismconvention.org.


THURSDAY, NOV. 12

8 a.m.–3:30 p.m. JEA Board Meeting

8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Pre-convention workshops

1–7 p.m. Convention Check-in; JEA Bookstore

6:45 p.m. First-Time Attendee Orientation (Advisers only)

7:30–9 p.m. Keynote Speaker

9–10:30 p.m. Adviser Kickoff Reception

Midnight Convention Curfew


FRIDAY, NOV. 13

7:30 a.m.–5 p.m. JEA Bookstore Open; Adviser Hospitality Open

7:30 a.m.–1 p.m. On-site Critiques

8 a.m. JEA General Membership Meeting

8 a.m.–noon Write-off Desk Open

8 a.m.–4 p.m. Convention Check-in

9 a.m. Breakout Sessions Begin

9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. On-site Critiques

9–11 a.m. Break with a Pro

Noon–1:30 p.m. Adviser Luncheon

2–3:20 p.m. Keynote Speaker

3:30–6 p.m. CJE/MJE Testing

4–6 p.m. Write-off Contests

4 p.m. NSPA Best of Show Deadline

6 p.m. Write-off Judging and Dinner

9–11 p.m. Student Entertainment

8–10 p.m. Student Swap Shops

8:30–11 p.m. Adviser Reception/Auction

9–11:30 p.m. Student Dance

Midnight Convention Curfew


SATURDAY, NOV. 14

7:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. JEA Bookstore

7:30 a.m.–Noon Adviser Hospitality

8 a.m. Breakout Sessions Begin

8 a.m.–1 p.m. Convention Registration/Check-in

8 a.m.–3 p.m. On-site Critiques

Noon–2:20 p.m. Adviser Awards Luncheon

3:30–5:30 p.m. NSPA Awards Ceremony (includes Best of Show, Pacemakers)

7-10 p.m. Media Marathon

Midnight Convention Curfew


SUNDAY, NOV. 15

8:30–10:30 a.m. JEA Awards Ceremony (includes Write-offs)