Utah Journalism & Education Team (UJET)

UJET Overview

The Utah Journalism and Education Team is a group of educators, journalists and PR professionals who build understanding between educators and journalists. Founded in 2005, UJET is supported by the BYU-Public School Partnership and its affiliates: the David O. McKay School of Education, the Center for the Improvement of Teacher Education Schooling, and the BYU Department of Communications.

UJET meets regularly to train journalists, educators, spokespersons, administrators, and PTA and school board members across Utah. These trainings strengthen relationships between media and education organizations and increase community understanding and participation.

Goals & Purpose

UJET members will provide forums and training to build collaboration between journalists and educators in order to accomplish the following goals:

  • Increased understanding and awareness between educators and journalists

  • Strengthened relationships within the two industries

  • Increased community understanding and participation within public schools