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Melissa Hodge, CJE *

A true yearbook nerd at heart


Melissa is a true yearbook nerd at heart. As high school English teacher and yearbook adviser, she fell in love with yearbook, deciding to pursue it full time as a career – and never looked back. Working with staffs to create their yearbooks is truly a deep-rooted passion. Her goal is to assist in creating a book that they are proud of and excited about, to help their experience be as stress-free as possible, and to make their program as successful as possible in every way.



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* CJE // Certified Journalism Educator: This rep has been certified by the Journalism Education Association (JEA). Earning this certification requires weeks of preparation and passing a three-hour exam focusing on journalistic writing and editing, graphics and design, legal and ethical considerations, fiscal management, leadership training, conflict resolution and more.

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Jostens Yearbook Workshops

From theme creation to design principles, a Jostens Yearbook workshop goes well beyond the basics. Our hands-on immersive experiences will teach your yearbook staff how to create and sell something truly amazing.