ELIGIBILITY: The participant may not have previously competed in this event at the national level.
STATE: Each local chapter may enter three (3) members.
NATIONAL: The top four(4) places in the state competition will represent California at the National Leadership Conference.
Overview: 60-minute test administered during the Conference.
Objective Test Competencies: Economics and Business of Journalism; Grammar and Format; Law and Ethics of Journalism; Basic Principles of Journalism; History of Journalism
Skills: This event recognizes FBLA members who demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of journalism.
General (All Events)
General Competitive Events Tips
Objective Event Tips
Sample Practice Materials
Sample Practice PDF #1
Format Guide PDF
Society of Professional Journalists
American Press Institute
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Grammar and Format
Law and Ethics of Journalism
Basic Principles of Journalism
History of Journalism
- Arts, A/V Technology, & Communication