Information for the state convention was mailed to schools last week. The deadline for the reduced rate of $10 per delegate at the MHSPA State Convention is Oct. 14. After that, rates will increase to $15 per delegate. Non-members pay $20. We have some fantastic local journalists lined up, including keynote speaker Neal Justin, a television critic for the Star Tribune. We’ll also announce the state winners of best publication and the winners of MHSPA Gold Medallions.

The State Convention is Oct. 21 at Coffman Memorial Union on the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The day concludes by 2 p.m. Join us to keep the year heading in the right direction! Download the registration form here.

Our line-up of professional speakers includes professionals who have worked in newsrooms around the nation, including one who earned the Pultizer Prize; a reporter/host for Minnesota Public Radio; members of the faculty at the University of Minnesota’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication; yearbook publishing professionals; and experienced Minnesota media advisers.