CHC annual Brownlee Party Sun. Aug. 23

Mark your calendar now!             2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sun. Aug.23  Our annual summer party honoring Les Brownlee and featuring Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell RSVP here now: https://lesbrownleesummerparty2015.eventbrite.com We will meet at 537 Judson Ave. in Evanston, the beautiful home near Lake Michigan that Les shared with his wife, Priscilla Ruth MacDougall, our hostess. […]

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CHC achievement: IAG letters

The Headline Club was intensely involved in this project that you will read all about in the following news release from the Citizens Advocacy Center. We hope it will help you. Determination Letters Issued by Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor Now Available to Public Through Searchable Index The Citizens Advocacy Center in cooperation with […]

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Congratulations to our Lisagor Winners!

Chicago Headline Club Announces Lisagor Award Winners CHICAGO, May 8, 2015 – The Chicago Headline Club, the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapter in the country, presented the winners of its 2014 Lisagor Awards at its annual awards dinner tonight before more than 300 people at the Union League Club of Chicago. The awards recognize […]

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How to protect confidential sources

What: How to Protect Confidential Sources Workshop When: 6 p.m. Monday, April 27 Where: CivicLab, 114 N. Aberdeen, Chicago Cost: Free Details: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/source-security-tickets-16587994137 More info: chicagoworkingjournalists@gmail.com Refreshments provided. Beer $1 cup or $2 pint (please bring cash). This workshop is being presented by Working Journalists,the new organization for freelance/independent media workers. Working Journalists provides its […]

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Middlebrooks, Hinz to receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at Lisagor banquet

Felicia Middlebrooks and Greg Hinz will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Chicago Headline Club’s Peter Lisagor Awards banquet for exemplary journalism May 8. Middlebrooks has co-anchored CBS Radio/WBBM Newsradio morning drive news since October 1984. Hinz, who has covered city politics for 40 years, is chief political reporter, blogger and columnist for Crain’s Chicago […]

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Want to be a Headline Club board member?

We’re looking to build a more diverse Board of Directors for the Chicago Headline Club, one that will represent the greater Chicago journalism community. We want candidates from all media and disciplines: television, radio, wire, newspapers, blogs, magazines, academia and retirees.  If you’re enthusiastic about your profession, want to improve and protect it, and can commit to monthly meetings […]

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Buy Lisagor tickets!

2015 Lisagor Awards The 38th Annual Peter Lisagor Awards BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Member ticket: $90 Non-Member ticket: $105 Entire Table: $900 – $1080 (Tables seat between 10 and 12 people) Number of People 10 Attendees $900.00 USD 12 Attendees $1,080.00 USD Master of Ceremonies: Robin Robinson, veteran Chicago television news anchor The 38th Annual […]

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Full FOIAFEST Schedule

WHAT: FOIAFest. Registration required, or pay cash at the door WHEN: Sat. Mar 14, 8:30a-4p WHERE: Loyola University Corboy Law Center, 25 E. Pearson St., Chicago, IL COST: $10 Headline Club members and students; $15 non-members Lunch and morning refreshments/coffee will be provided! SCHEDULE 9am: Challenges and opportunities in obtaining public records on law enforcement and […]

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