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Welcome to NEWSPA!

The Northeastern Wisconsin Scholastic Press Association (NEWSPA) began in 1969 with a small group of college students traveling to local high schools, teaching students about journalism. Today, nearly 500 people participate annually in our spring conference that brings together media professionals and high school students and advisers for a day of sharing and learning. The annual conference is designed to teach students about the field of journalism through workshops, speakers and the ability to network with other schools and students.

Latest News

  • Save the date! The 2019 NEWSPA conference will be held Wednesday, April 10, at Reeve Memorial Union on the UW-Oshkosh campus.
  • The Summer 2018 NEWSPA Newsletter  is now available for download. Read about some of our speakers, see which students and schools won in the newspaper, yearbook and website competitions, as well as viewing some of the winning entries.

Did You Know?

  • NEWSPA awards one $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who plans on majoring in Journalism. Preference is given to those who will attend UW Oshkosh. Learn more
  • NEWSPA sponsors adviser training sessions, yearbook and newspaper competitions and produces three newsletters a year. Learn more
  • Its annual conference features sessions with more than 40 media professionals and many opportunities for networking. Learn more