IJEA Conference

IJEA 2019

IJEA Fall Conference 2022

The Illinois Journalism Education Association Conference has been helping to build skills and tenacity in high school journalists for generations.

September 16, 2022
8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
Illini Union | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign



  • Keynote speaker (TBA)—9:15
  • Session I—10:15–11:00 
  • Session II—1:15–12:00
  • Lunch—12:00–1:15
  • Session III—1:15–2:00

Sessions will include topics on Yearbook Design and Writing, Print and Editorial Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Digital Reporting, and Journalism Preparation for College.  


Advisors: $20 attendance fee. Additional advisors attending who are from the same school (not district) are free. This includes an invitation to the Advisors Luncheon (for advisors only; students are on their own for lunch).

Students: $5 attendance fee. 

Bus Parking: $35 per bus. This includes mini-buses. Buses will drop off attendees at the Illini Union and then head to State Farm Center to park. There is no advance or reserved street parking for mini-buses. 

How to Pay: Please do NOT send money. Checks will be accepted at the registration table during check-in at the conference. Checks can be made out to Illinois Journalism Education Association. Register here.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:
Kenneth Erdey
College of Media
Department of Journalism
Instructor/Tech Coordinator of Broadcast Operations
(217) 244-6276 - Office
(217) 390-5036 - Mobile