2016 JACC State Convention Schedule

2016 JACC State Convention Schedule We are just days away from being in one convention center all together to network, to learn, to compete and most importantly to experience JACC! We are very excited to share this schedule with you. If you open this on your mobile/tablet devices you can save it to your home […]

Apply for Scholarships – Deadline March 5

The Journalism Association of Community Colleges awards $3,000 in scholarships every year at the state convention. Students from all JACC-member colleges are eligible to apply. Scholarships are awarded to students transferring to a four-year university and to students continuing on at a community college. To apply, students must complete the online application, which includes attach files […]

FAQs for the 2016 JACC STATE CONVENTION

WHAT: Up to 400 students, faculty, speakers, judges and vendors will attend the 61th annual JACC State Convention. Every effort is made to include all aspects of reporting and writing across all platforms—along with photography and video—in our sessions. Professional critiques, information from 4-year transfer institutions, dozens of speaker sessions and deadline contests are open […]

2016 State Publication Contest

The 2016 JACC State Publications Contest is now available to member schools to submit entries. We would like each school to go to Payment site first and select to pay fees now or create invoice. Once that is done, head over to the BNC website to enter your school’s entries for State Publications Contest. Payment: […]

And the JACC 2015 State Convention keynote speaker is…

Los Angeles Buzzfeed news editor and JACC alumnus Jason Wells! In his role at Buzzfeed he has helped lead a team of breaking news reporters in Los Angeles, working closely with similar teams in New York, London and Sydney as part of a 24-hour global news operation with regional reporters also stationed across the world. […]

Register for the 2015 State Conference

Just a reminder to all the schools planning to attend this year’s JACC state conference in Sacramento, that you can register at the following link. http://jaocc.wildapricot.org/   The 2015 JACC State Convention will be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Sacramento, California beginning Thursday, April 9 and running through Saturday, April 11, 2015. Registration is […]

Enter your publications in the 2014 Regional Publications Contest

NorCal entries are accepted in the publication, writing, graphic design, multimedia/online and photo categories. SoCal entries also include Magazine categories. Entries for the 2014 Publications Contest are due by July 11, 2014 @ 9 p.m. PST. Read more about the NorCal Publications Contest. Read more about the SoCal Publications Contest.

2014 On-the-Spot Contest Winners

Bring-in online Ad Honorable Mention – Lindsey Maeda, East Los Angeles College Fourth – Cynthia Schroeder, Mt. San Antonio Colleg Third -Geroge Mortin and Christian Urrutia, Contra Costa College Second – Geroge Mortin and Christian Urrutia, Contra Costa College First – Alejandro Santillan, College of the Sequoias Bring-in Photo Honorable Mention – Leonard Kelley, Long […]

2014 State Convention Keynote Speaker Robert Hernandez

Robert Hernandez, aka WebJournalist, has made a name for himself as a journalist of the Web, not just on the Web. His primary focus is exploring and developing the intersection of technology and journalism – to empower people, inform reporting and storytelling, engage community, improve distribution and, whenever possible, enhance revenue. He is an Assistant […]

2014 JACC State Convention

Register Today! The 2014 JACC State Convention will be held at the Burbank Marriott in Burbank, Calif. beginning Thursday, April 3 and running through Saturday, April 5, 2014. Registration is available only to MEMBER schools. Individuals CANNOT register; all registrations are by delegation. The cost of registration, which does NOT include lodging, is $225 per […]

2014 SoCal Publications Contest

Information for the 2014 JACC SoCal Conference Publications contest. Login to the BNC website to submit your entries. Deadline: Friday, July 11, 2014 @ 9 p.m. PST Payment Deadline: A $100 entry fee MUST be received by JACC no later than July 11, 2014. Need an contest entry fee invoice? Email JACC Treasurer at Kelly.L.Goff@gmail.com. Send […]