1. Mid-Winter Faculty Conference

    January 31, 2020 - February 2, 2020
  2. 2020 JACC State Convention

    March 19, 2020 - March 21, 2020

Regional Conferences •  NorCal and SoCal

These two fall events bring journalism students, faculty and advisers from across the state of California, divided into two conferences by geographical location.  The day-long event includes a keynote speaker and break-out workshops presented by area professionals working in the new industry.

Write-in Contests
Student publications / news outlets submit work in a variety of categories for newspaper, magazine, video/broadcast, photography, illustration, etc. to be reviewed by professionals in the field based on set criteria.

On-the-Spot Contents
Students use their journalistic skills to report on live events such as panels, concerts, sporting events, etc. Faculty advisers and staff objectively select the best, who are awarded from first place through honorable mention.

State Convention • Sacramento, California | March 28-30, 2019

The ever amazing Kim Komenich @kimkom live judging feature photo along with the wonderful Jessica Lifland @jesslifland #JACCState2019 #photojournalism / Photo credit: @randypix / Instagram (used with permission).

GENERAL INFORMATION

The annual convention is a three-day event that takes place in the spring, with its venue rotating between Northern California and Southern California. This event brings together students and faculty from member schools across the state for speakers, workshops, contests, meetings and more.

[ MORE INFO ]

 

2019 JACC WRITE-IN AWARD WINNERS

Student publications submit work in a variety of categories for newspaper, magazine, video/broadcast, photography, illustration, etc. to be reviewed by professionals in the field based on set criteria.  Awards were presented on Friday evening of the convention.

[ AWARDS LIST ]

2019 JACC ON-THE-SPOT AWARD WINNERS

Student publications submit work in a variety of categories for newspaper, magazine, video/broadcast, photography, illustration, etc. to be reviewed by professionals in the field based on set criteria.  Awards were presented on Saturday evening of the convention.

[ AWARDS LIST ]

#JACCSTATE2019

The 2018 State Convention through the eyes of Instagram (and Twitter) and the convention’s official hashtag.

[ InstagramTwitter ] [ Facebook ]

The JACC Legacy

JACC alumni share their stories and the impact the organization had on their lives and their careers

OUR MEMBER COLLEGES

NorCal and SoCal