KEMPA Journalism

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2020 KEMPA Publication Awards Announced

October 22, 2020

Yearbook, Newspaper, Literary Magazine, and News Magazine publication awards were announced at the KEMPA Fall Conference on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020.  Congratulations to all the winners.  Your critiques, hard copy publications...

Get a preview of selected Fall Conference sessions

August 27, 2020

This year's Fall Conference on Friday, Oct. 16, will be one of a kind. We've never done this virtually before, so we are working hard to make sure that you have the best experience possible.  To help you decide which sessions...

New publication critique forms and how to enter this year

May 19, 2020

Board members have worked on new publication critiques for the past six months, updating and re-formatting the newspaper, yearbook and website forms, and creating a new form for magazines.  Instead of detailed lists of standards,...

Scholarship deadline extended to May 15

April 18, 2020

To promote journalism and communication careers, the Kettle Moraine Press Association (KEMPA) will award up to $1,800 in scholarships to this year’s graduates of member publications who plan to major in journalism, photojournalism,...

KEMPA Publication Awards Announced 2018

October 30, 2018

KEMPA Online Critiques ALL KEMPA Niles West HS FIRST Huntley HS Grayslake North HS James B. Conant HS Lake Zurich HS www.lzbearf...

2017 Publication Critique Results

October 20, 2017

Congratulations to the KEMPA publications on the results of their critiques.  We encourage all KEMPA members to send in their publications in the spring for judging.  We recommend that advisers and students use the results...

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