Fall Press Day slated for Oct. 24

GSSPA’s annual conference returns in-person for first time since 2019

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Bonnie Blackman

Mike Simons, left, chats with student journalists after delivering his Keynote session at the Garden State Scholastic Press Association’s Fall Press Day on Oct. 28, 2019 at Rutgers University’s Busch Campus Center.

Fall Press Day, the GSSPA’s annual state conference for New Jersey’s journalism students, teachers, and advisers, will return in-person at Rutgers University’s Busch Campus Center on Monday, Oct. 24.

The GSSPA will soon be mailing out “save the date” postcards and will provide more details as they emerge. This will mark the first in-person Fall Press Day since October 2019.

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The event typically features up to 60 workshop opportunities over the course of the morning and afternoon. Special emphasis will be placed this year on educating about the New Voices legislation which was signed into law in New Jersey this past December to clarify and strengthen First Amendment rights for student journalists.

Linked here is the preliminary Fall Press Day info.