Save the date for The Long Weekend Multimedia camp!

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The Alabama Scholastic Press Association at the University of Alabama invites middle and high school students (grades 6-12) to register for its summer journalism camp, The Long Weekend, on campus June 8-10. Students can attend with or without their media staffs and advisers. The cost for the weekend is $150, which includes room and board, tuition and all meals. ASPA Director Meredith Cummings said the University of Alabama journalism department is proud to carry on summer programs, are a vital part of ASPA, which is celebrated its 80th anniversary last year. The camp is designed to teach creative and efficient ways to communicate through scholastic newspapers, newsmagazines, yearbooks, literary magazines, broadcast programs and electronic media. It allows students to enjoy a taste of college life and invigorate their interest in…
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Save the date for State Convention February 2018!

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This spring, The University of Alabama’s Department of Journalism & Creative Media will host ASPA’s annual state high school journalism convention in Tuscaloosa, Feb. 9-10 2018. Join hundreds of other middle and high school students from around the state to learn more about journalism! Our convention will offer advanced and basic skills tracks for media students in literary magazine, newspaper, broadcast and multimedia sessions. Friday’s sessions will be held in the Ferguson Student Center, and Saturday’s sessions will take place in Reese Phifer Hall and the Digital Media Center, located in Bryant-Denny Stadium. Save the date for State Convention and email ASPA at aspa@ua.edu if you have any questions! ASPA will enlist the help of a media team to cover State Convention. Being part of the media team will not affect any sessions you might want to attend.…
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ASPA State Convention 2017 Awards

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ASPA's 80th annual State Convention was a success! With nearly 400 students in attendance, this year's convention was the biggest to date. Students and teachers had so much fun learning about media literacy, expanding their skills and competing in on-site competitions. Attached below is are list of awards and the powerpoint from the convention. 2017 State Convention Awards ASPA State Convention PPT
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