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Hi.

I’m Jim.
Thanks for having me.

Jim Streisel, MJE
Carmel (IN) High School
@CarmelJim
Monday, November 18, 13
Let me tell you a little about myself…

Monday, November 18, 13
Why, yes, that is me with hair...

Monday, November 18, 13
This is me by day…

Kyle Crawford / Photo

Monday, November 18, 13
…but at night…

Monday, November 18, 13
shameless

self
promo
tion
THE

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com
eads
ed
th

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13

fa

i will wait...

rr
e ls
...
it is time to

rock

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
it is time to

rock

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
be a
journalism

rock
star
jim streisel, mje

carmel high school

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
you can be a

rock
star
too
well ... a journalism rock star
just as cool ... trust me

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
get your

back
stage star
pass

back
stag
e pas
s
j
ourn
alism

all
acc
ess

rock

2013t
our
Signa
tu

re

you are a vip

...
enjoy

exclusive
access

you deserve it

for example...
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
exclusive access

enjoy vip facilities
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
exclusive access

eat catered meals
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
exclusive access

drink adult beverages
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
exclusive access
my
princi
pal

meet celebrities
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
exclusive access

sign autographs
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
gear up for the

rock
star
tutor
ial

in fewer than 10 easy steps

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
journalism
rock star
step 1

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13

know
your
mater
ial
know your material

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
journalism
rock star
step 2

do it
for
the
music

(i.e. the deeper
learning)

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
do it for the music

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
do it for the music
good...

best...

what do
students
know?

do students
know how to ask
the right
questions?

better...
...
journalism
rock star
step 3

act
the
part
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
act the part

cje,
mje,
mentor,
committee
member,
school
leader
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
act the part

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
journalism
rock star
step 4

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13

enjoy
the
perfor
mance
enjoy the performance
grading
teaching

planning

faculty
meetings

1"
2"
3"
4"

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
journalism
rock star
step 5

find
your
voice
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
find your voice
journalism rock stars, all

each with a unique sound
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
journalism
rock star
step 6

rein
vent
your
self

not like miley cyrus, though

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
reinvent yourself

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
reinvent yourself

1995

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13

2013
reinvent yourself

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
reinvent yourself

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
journalism
rock star
step 7

party

you have earned it.

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
journalism
rock star
step 8

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13

do it
for
the
fans
do it for the fans

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
one special note

rock on, jeff nardone.
rock on.
@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
journalism
rock star
bonus step

belie
ve in
your
self

because i
believe in you

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
believe in yourself

My dream is to end up working
for National Geographic…

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
believe in yourself

…Working under a deadline
has hardwired me to be more
organized and efficient which
helps me with cla...
believe in yourself

(I learned) how to think
analytically and take
initiative…

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
believe in yourself

…You challenged us to think of
and develop our own
questions and we had to seek
out the answers on ou...
believe in yourself

…I think that’s pretty much
how life goes, isn’t it?
Claire Pickett ’07,
Digital Marketing Account Ma...
believe in yourself

I know that if you want to
learn a new skill, if you just
ask you can find someone to
teach you…

@ca...
believe in yourself

…above all, I learned the sky
really is the limit.
Olivia Weprich ’13,
Michigan State University

@ca...
believe in yourself

(I learned) the art of time
management. There is a
tremendous amount of
unstructured time in college,...
believe in yourself

…I’m proud to say I’m in my
sophomore year of college and
I have yet to pull an allnighter…

@carmelj...
believe in yourself

…because of HiLite I can
effectively budget my time
and still find opportunities to
unwind and enjoy ...
believe in yourself

I’m a PR major, and being
able to write is the most
important skill…

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18,...
believe in yourself

…Walking into class on the
first day, I was light years
ahead of my classmates. The
knowledge I learn...
believe in yourself

My four years spent as a
journalism student at CHS
make me very aware of the
constant demand for
prof...
believe in yourself

…the result is a much greater
awareness of my ‘brand’…

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
believe in yourself

…The ability to have a
conversation, ask questions,
and make observations are all
abilities introduce...
believe in yourself

I learned how to lead a team
and multitask as an editor…

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
believe in yourself

…I understand how to
recognize a good story and
how to interview people
productively…

@carmeljim
Mon...
believe in yourself

…Now I’m creating content
daily that’s continuously
evaluated on its
newsworthiness.
Lucie Zhang ’06,...
believe in yourself

You always preached about the
more people we have who know
what they're doing, the better
off we'll b...
believe in yourself

…this was incredibly helpful,
because I was never bound to
one position; I could take
photographs for...
believe in yourself

I'm covering the women's
basketball team for the IDS this
semester…because of my time
on the HiLite s...
believe in yourself

I know how to hold others
accountable, motivate and lead
a diverse team and deliver
results through o...
believe in yourself

…I can also manage and meet
deadlines, ask better and more
effective questions and write in
a clear a...
believe in yourself

Had it not been for your
guidance, I would never have
found my passion in the
industry, graphic desig...
believe in yourself

…HiLite taught me my most
valuable skills—design and
writing—but most of all, it
taught me how to thr...
believe in yourself

When I got to college, I was five
steps ahead of all of my
classmates…

@carmeljim
Monday, November 1...
believe in yourself

…More importantly, I learned
how to be a better storyteller…

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
believe in yourself

…I have interned for an
investigative reporter for
‘Nightline’ … ABC News … and
NBC’s election covera...
believe in yourself

Whenever we plan or conduct
Army training, we’re expected to
provide a storyboard or some
similar pro...
believe in yourself

…This has never been difficult
for me to grasp, and I know for
a fact that I acquired the
foundation ...
i
believe
in you
you should
too.

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
thank
you.
now go be
rock stars.

@carmeljim
Monday, November 18, 13
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We can learn a lot from musicians about how to be better journalism educators. (DJNF Teacher of the Year presentation from the 2013 fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Boston, MA.)

Be a Journalism Rock Star

  1. 1. Hi. I’m Jim. Thanks for having me. Jim Streisel, MJE Carmel (IN) High School @CarmelJim Monday, November 18, 13
  2. 2. Let me tell you a little about myself… Monday, November 18, 13
  3. 3. Why, yes, that is me with hair... Monday, November 18, 13
  4. 4. This is me by day… Kyle Crawford / Photo Monday, November 18, 13
  5. 5. …but at night… Monday, November 18, 13
  6. 6. shameless self promo tion THE quirrels. com eads ed th @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13 fa i will wait... rr e ls DEAD SQUIRRELS like us...now ce bo i qu s ok . com/thedead
  7. 7. it is time to rock @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  8. 8. it is time to rock @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  9. 9. be a journalism rock star jim streisel, mje carmel high school @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  10. 10. you can be a rock star too well ... a journalism rock star just as cool ... trust me @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  11. 11. get your back stage star pass back stag e pas s j ourn alism all acc ess rock 2013t our Signa tu re you are a vip wear it at all times ... ok, not in the shower @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13 LIKE US O N FA CEBO OK
  12. 12. enjoy exclusive access you deserve it for example... @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  13. 13. exclusive access enjoy vip facilities @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  14. 14. exclusive access eat catered meals @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  15. 15. exclusive access drink adult beverages @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  16. 16. exclusive access my princi pal meet celebrities @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  17. 17. exclusive access sign autographs @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  18. 18. gear up for the rock star tutor ial in fewer than 10 easy steps @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  19. 19. journalism rock star step 1 @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13 know your mater ial
  20. 20. know your material @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  21. 21. journalism rock star step 2 do it for the music (i.e. the deeper learning) @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  22. 22. do it for the music @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  23. 23. do it for the music good... best... what do students know? do students know how to ask the right questions? better... do they know where to go to find those answers? what do students know how to do? do they know how to apply those answers to their daily lives? this is what we teach in journalism @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  24. 24. journalism rock star step 3 act the part @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  25. 25. act the part cje, mje, mentor, committee member, school leader @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  26. 26. act the part @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  27. 27. journalism rock star step 4 @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13 enjoy the perfor mance
  28. 28. enjoy the performance grading teaching planning faculty meetings 1" 2" 3" 4" @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  29. 29. journalism rock star step 5 find your voice @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  30. 30. find your voice journalism rock stars, all each with a unique sound @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  31. 31. journalism rock star step 6 rein vent your self not like miley cyrus, though @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  32. 32. reinvent yourself @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  33. 33. reinvent yourself 1995 @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13 2013
  34. 34. reinvent yourself @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  35. 35. reinvent yourself @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  36. 36. journalism rock star step 7 party you have earned it. @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  37. 37. journalism rock star step 8 @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13 do it for the fans
  38. 38. do it for the fans @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  39. 39. one special note rock on, jeff nardone. rock on. @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  40. 40. journalism rock star bonus step belie ve in your self because i believe in you @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  41. 41. believe in yourself My dream is to end up working for National Geographic… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  42. 42. believe in yourself …Working under a deadline has hardwired me to be more organized and efficient which helps me with classwork and life in general. Amira Malcom ’13, IUPUI @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  43. 43. believe in yourself (I learned) how to think analytically and take initiative… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  44. 44. believe in yourself …You challenged us to think of and develop our own questions and we had to seek out the answers on our own… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  45. 45. believe in yourself …I think that’s pretty much how life goes, isn’t it? Claire Pickett ’07, Digital Marketing Account Manager Purdue University ’10 @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  46. 46. believe in yourself I know that if you want to learn a new skill, if you just ask you can find someone to teach you… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  47. 47. believe in yourself …above all, I learned the sky really is the limit. Olivia Weprich ’13, Michigan State University @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  48. 48. believe in yourself (I learned) the art of time management. There is a tremendous amount of unstructured time in college, and only you can decide how to delegate that time… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  49. 49. believe in yourself …I’m proud to say I’m in my sophomore year of college and I have yet to pull an allnighter… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  50. 50. believe in yourself …because of HiLite I can effectively budget my time and still find opportunities to unwind and enjoy being a college student. Katie Utken ’12, Butler University @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  51. 51. believe in yourself I’m a PR major, and being able to write is the most important skill… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  52. 52. believe in yourself …Walking into class on the first day, I was light years ahead of my classmates. The knowledge I learned from the HiLite I use every day. Maddie Bourgerie ’10, Auburn University @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  53. 53. believe in yourself My four years spent as a journalism student at CHS make me very aware of the constant demand for professionalism… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  54. 54. believe in yourself …the result is a much greater awareness of my ‘brand’… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  55. 55. believe in yourself …The ability to have a conversation, ask questions, and make observations are all abilities introduced and developed at the HiLite. Patrick Bryant ’12, Wabash College @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  56. 56. believe in yourself I learned how to lead a team and multitask as an editor… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  57. 57. believe in yourself …I understand how to recognize a good story and how to interview people productively… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  58. 58. believe in yourself …Now I’m creating content daily that’s continuously evaluated on its newsworthiness. Lucie Zhang ’06, Social Media Manager, KCD Digital Duke University ’10 @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  59. 59. believe in yourself You always preached about the more people we have who know what they're doing, the better off we'll be… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  60. 60. believe in yourself …this was incredibly helpful, because I was never bound to one position; I could take photographs for one issue and write a story for the next… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  61. 61. believe in yourself I'm covering the women's basketball team for the IDS this semester…because of my time on the HiLite staff, there was no learning curve. Stuart Jackson ’12, Indiana University @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  62. 62. believe in yourself I know how to hold others accountable, motivate and lead a diverse team and deliver results through others… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  63. 63. believe in yourself …I can also manage and meet deadlines, ask better and more effective questions and write in a clear and concise manner. Stephen Holtsclaw ’98, Financial Analyst, Eli Lilly Purdue University, Northwestern University @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  64. 64. believe in yourself Had it not been for your guidance, I would never have found my passion in the industry, graphic design… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  65. 65. believe in yourself …HiLite taught me my most valuable skills—design and writing—but most of all, it taught me how to thrive in a leadership position. Meagan McNulty ’08, Creative Director, Boston University AdLab Indiana University, Boston University @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  66. 66. believe in yourself When I got to college, I was five steps ahead of all of my classmates… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  67. 67. believe in yourself …More importantly, I learned how to be a better storyteller… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  68. 68. believe in yourself …I have interned for an investigative reporter for ‘Nightline’ … ABC News … and NBC’s election coverage. Marianna Cooper ’11, Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  69. 69. believe in yourself Whenever we plan or conduct Army training, we’re expected to provide a storyboard or some similar product requiring visual communication… @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  70. 70. believe in yourself …This has never been difficult for me to grasp, and I know for a fact that I acquired the foundation of my visual communication skills in HiLite. CPT Nate Bethea ’00, U.S. Army (Camp Casey, Korea) @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  71. 71. i believe in you you should too. @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  72. 72. thank you. now go be rock stars. @carmeljim Monday, November 18, 13
  • cwaugaman

    Jul. 26, 2015

We can learn a lot from musicians about how to be better journalism educators. (DJNF Teacher of the Year presentation from the 2013 fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention in Boston, MA.)

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