Slideshow: ECHO staff attends journalism conference

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ECHO newspaper received an excellent rating for newspaper overall and an excellent rating for online newspaper at the Sponsors of School Publications conference on March 10, at Webster University.

Individual awards were junior Aerin Johnson, who received a superior rating for news photography, and junior Willie Zempel, who received an honorable mention for news photography.

About 800 students attended the conference where Channel 2 investigative reporter Elliott Davis gave the key note and offered over 40 presentations on subjects like photography, social media, ethics and editorial leadership.

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