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Apr 4, 2019

In this episode, Jim Jordan talks with Vanessa Martinez of El Dorado High School in El Paso, Texas. She shares her journey from high school journalism, to college, to professional journalist, then finding her place as a scholastic journalism educator.

She shares what it was like to follow in the footsteps of...


Mar 20, 2019

Recorded live at the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Spring Convention, host Jim Jordan sat down with yearbook adviser Sarah Lerner and students who survived the February 14, 2018 tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. 

In the weeks following the shooting that left 17 dead,...


Mar 14, 2019

Courtney Hanks is making her mark on the yearbook world. She and the staff of the award-winning Odyssey yearbook at University High School in Orange City, Florida, have been working hard to create an incredible 2019 yearbook. Listen in as host Jim Jordan checks in with Courtney and her staff, EIC Emily Edwards, EIC...


Feb 21, 2019

Jai Tanner’s yearbook career spans 21 years and three different states – and that’s not even counting her high school yearbook experience.

 

She spent the first three quarters of her career in Texas and New Mexico. Her yearbook staff at Franklin High School in El Paso, Texas, was no stranger to Crowns and...


Jan 31, 2019

In the Season 2 kickoff of Yearbook Chat with Jim, host Jim Jordan interviews his friend and peer Mike Taylor, CJE.

Mike works as the Journalism Specialist for Walsworth, but the story of how he got there is full of fun twists and turns. Mike shares his story with Jim as well as his thoughts on the yearbooks being...