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2021 KEMPA Publication and Individual Contests Announced and Annual Meeting Held

October 17, 2021

Congratulations to all who entered KEMPA's Individual Contest and Publication Contests. Awards were made available this weekend, and the awards can be viewed in the presentation links below. Viewers can...

RESCHEDULED for 2023: The Winter Retreat for Advisers is Feb. 10th and 11th, 2023 at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

RESCHEDULED for 2023: The Winter Retreat for Advisers is Feb. 10th and 11th, 2023 at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

October 1, 2021

The Winter Advisers Seminar has been rescheduled for Feb. 10 and 11, 2023. Mark your calendars to join in collaboration and deepen your practice as a journalism teacher. Retreat from the doldrums to inspire...

KEMPA Board cancels in-person conference at UW-Whitewater.

September 9, 2021

The KEMPA board is re-imagining this year's scholastic journalism conference that was scheduled for Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. Please read this statement about our decision and plans to support our...

Taking job applications now: KEMPA Executive Director

July 8, 2021

­­­­­Seeking an Executive Director The Kettle Moraine Press Association invites letters of application for the position of Executive Director.  Applicants should bring bold and imaginative leadership...

Register Today for KEMPA Summer Journalism Workshop!

Register Today for KEMPA Summer Journalism Workshop!

June 18, 2021

Want to feel ready for your year as a student journalist? Want to have fun doing it? Want to experience a college campus before going to college? Want to work with award-winning professionals...

KEMPA Congratulates 2020-2021 Scholarship Winners

KEMPA Congratulates 2020-2021 Scholarship Winners

June 14, 2021

 Despite the challenges of Covid, high school journalism students continue to produce quality work. Two of these dedicated reporters/editors, Hannah Kennedy from Homestead HS in Mequon, Wisconsin and...

2021 Individual Contest Registration Information

2021 Individual Contest Registration Information

April 25, 2021

KEMPA offers several individual contest categories in Newspaper, News Magazine, Yearbook, Online Multimedia, Broadcast, and Photography for student work published by member schools in the 2020-21 school...

BACK IN ACTION KEMPA Journalism Summer Kamp 21

BACK IN ACTION KEMPA Journalism Summer Kamp ’21

April 5, 2021

You’re invited to the Summer ‘21 KEMPA Journalism Kamp "Back in Action" July 18-21 for high school students interested in media. The Kamp is returning from a summer off due to the pandemic and is also...

Winter Advisers’ Seminar 2021 – Register Now!

January 30, 2021

Register now with this link! Our 2021 Winter Seminar will be Saturday, March 6, 2021 (100% virtual) 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. “To Tell the Truth: Building a Culture of Credibility” Jeff Browne,...

2020 Individual Contest Results

2020 Individual Contest Results

January 1, 2021

Here’s the breakdown in numbers for the contest: 31 different categories in the Individual Contests: 27 Broadcast, 39 Photojournalism, 8 online, 35 yearbook and 144 Newspaper/ Newsmagazine 253...

The Royal Purple Writes Story in Honor of Jim Mead Winning KEMPA Award

The Royal Purple Writes Story in Honor of Jim Mead Winning KEMPA Award

November 11, 2020

UWW-TV adviser Jim Mead won the Friend of KEMPA Award at this year's KEMPA Fall Conference Oct. 16, and you can read all about it in The Royal Purple's coverage in their Nov. 8 article. In the article,...

Stoughton HS students attends Vince Filaks session at Fall conferncen

Stoughton HS students reflect on KEMPA Fall Conference

November 8, 2020

The Stoughton High School Norse Star staff attended the KEMPA Fall Journalism Conference virtually this year. They shared this photo-reflection of what that experience meant to them.

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