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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

  • The 2018 NEWSPA conference will be held Wednesday, April 18, at Reeve Memorial Union on the UW-Oshkosh campus. Download the  2018 NEWSPA Program and come prepared knowing where to park and what do do by clicking here.
  • The Spring 2018 NEWSPA newsletter  is now available for download. Read all about what’s planned for the conference, which is back at Reeve Memorial Union.  Click on the conference tab to learn more.

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