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Oct 3, 2019

In this special WYPN crossover episode, host Jim Jordan teams up with Mike Taylor, of the Ask Mike podcast, to talk about leveling up your yearbook! They bring in yearbook experts do discuss the possibilities and ways yearbook staffs can make improvements. They also speak to advisers and staffs about the ways they want...


Sep 12, 2019

Becky Tate, CJE, is in a position many journalism advisers would envy. She and the four other high school publications teachers in her district all get along. It probably helps that one of those four is her husband and two are former students. 

Becky has advised some incredible, award-winning yearbooks during her three...


Aug 22, 2019

When Neelam Borah fell seriously ill her freshman year of college, she soon learned she needed a new kidney. She received that kidney within a few weeks from someone she'd never met. Leah Waters is a high school journalism teacher in Texas, which is how she heard about Neelam's need. 

 

Leah saved Neelam's life, and...


Aug 8, 2019

Way back in season one of Yearbook Chat with Jim, host Jim Jordan interviewed six yearbook advisers who had just wrapped up their first year of advising. Five of these yearbook advisers are still at it. For the start of season 3, Jim checked back in with those five to see how they're doing and what they expect as they...


Jun 13, 2019

By the time he reached high school, Dow Tate was already a contributor to his local newspaper. That’s how much he was meant to work in journalism.

Dow is now the publications adviser at Shawnee Mission East in Prairie Village, Kansas. Jim named him the May Adviser of Note, and it's difficult to imagine someone more...