the Student Operated Press

Global SchoolNet is committed to bringing you the best ideas, tools, information and opportunities for 21st century learning. So, we would like to tell you about some great resources and programs from our partner - the Student Operated Press.

Whether you are a a budding writer, radio show host, photographer or cartoonist, theSOP wants you on board!


Founded by Judyth Piazza, the Student Operated Press is a cutting edge news organization that’s intention is to provide novice writers and student journalist with the opportunity to showcase their talents while practicing ethical journalism in an environment that rivals all major media outlets.

Judyth provides a platform in which students are able to create a story, have it edited by their colleagues as well as proven media professionals such as George Curry, Editor-in-chief, National Newspaper Publishers Association News Service and, Robin Meade, CNN and Laurie Dhue, FOX news to be published in the real world. In addition, this foundation will offer multiple online broadcasting opportunities and scholarships.


  • Register for a free account

  • Create a personal portfolio

  • Begin contributing written articles -- or audio or video reports



  • Middle school

  • High school

  • College students


  • Improve student writing skills

  • Prepare youth to become journalists

  • Provide a forum to showcase student writing talent

  • Improve written communications in corporate America

  • Place 20,000 students in media related careers around the world! helps students
become better writers!
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