Statement regarding Roanoke shootings

The Chicago Headline Club is saddened and horrified by the violent shooting deaths of Alison Parker and Adam Ward of WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Virginia. As countless journalists do every day, Parker and Ward were simply out doing their jobs this morning. Journalists should not have to fear that they might be targets of an attack.

We extend our sincerest condolences to their families, coworkers and loved ones.