The Minnesota High School Press Association serves the state’s high school journalists and advisers with programs and competitions that promote journalistic excellence.  


Minnesota High School Press Association
2829 University Ave. SE, Suite 720, 
MinneapolisMN 55414
612.200.9254 •

Enter your publication
in JEM All-State

Journalism Educators of Minnesota is now accepting entries for its All-State publications competition in these categories —

Art and Literature
Newspaper and Newsmagazine
News Website
Specialty Magazine

The entry deadline is Sept. 6. 
The cost is $20 per publication.

> Submit publications
with this online form.

Join us
as a competition judge

We need your help judging the JEM competition. If you’re interested in judging this summer or coming to an in-person judging this fall, complete this form.

> JEM judging interest form

Oct. 13 set
for fall conference

It’s time for our first in-person fall conference since 2019. Mark your calendar now for our 2022 fall conference, at the Coffman Center, University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus.

We’ll post more details as the conference is planned.

See you there! 


Gold Medallion Awards

MHSPA announces the winners of its 2020-21 Gold Medallion Awards. Congratulations!

2021 winners

Enter the 2021-22 competition

Now is the time to submit Gold Medallion Award entries for the 2021-22 academic year.

Deadline: 5 p.m. CT June 24, 2022.

JEM All-State Awards

Journalism Educators of Minnesota announces the 2021 winners of its All-State Awards. Congratulations!

2021 winners


Minnesota Journalism
Educator of the Year

Recognizing the contributions and excellence of a journalism educator.


All State Awards

Journalism Educators of Minnesota honors excellence in an academic year.

WINNERS • 202020192018

Gold Medallion Awards

Honoring an academic year’s top individual work in six categories.

WINNERS • 20212020 • 2019
 • 2017 • 2016

Best of Show Awards

MSHPA honors current work at its fall convention.

WINNERS • 2020 • 2019 • 20172016 2015