State Convention

Burbank, California | March 22-24, 2018


The annual convention is a three-day event at the Burbank Marriott March 22-24, 2018. This event brings together students and faculty from member schools across the state for speakers, workshops, contests, meetings and more.




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 are presented on Friday evening of the convention.



JACC will award $1,500 in scholarships at the 2018 State Convention. Two $500 scholarships will be given to transferring students, and five $100 scholarships will be awarded students continuing on at their community college.


2018 Mid-Winter Faculty Conference

Cambria Pines Lodge in Cambria, California the weekend of February 23-25. Registration is $175 and includes a dessert reception, two breakfasts and one lunch. Featured speaker is Mike McPhate, California Today columnist for the New York Times. Dr. Jason Shepherd of Cal State Fullerton will update faculty on media law.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Mid-winter Faculty Conference

    February 23 - February 25
  2. JACC State Convention

    March 22 - March 24
  3. 2018 NorCal Conference

    November 3

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