The Washington Journalism and Media Conference


Faculty Advisor

Justin Turner has taught journalism and advised yearbooks, newspapers, and literary magazines for 13 years.  In that time he’s found his passion: supporting students, the 1st amendment, and the power of those to things together. Justin’s staffs have won numerous state and national awards including gold medals, first divisions, individual write off awards, Arkansas’s top honor, the All-Arkansas award, and has placed in the top 10 best of show at a JEA/NSPA convention. Justin was named the 2020 Arkansas Adviser of the Year. This will be Justin’s seventh WJMC and he’s incredibly excited to help our newest correspondents make the best of their opportunity.