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CHC Board Meeting: May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020 admin 0

CHICAGO HEADLINE CLUBBoard of Directors meetingFri. May 1, 2020 President Rob Elder called the meeting to order. Also present: Greg Karp, Flynn McRoberts, Amanda Vinicky, Jason Martin, Mike Ewing, Susan S. Stevens, Suzanne McBride, Stan Zoller, Madhu Krishmarthy, Howard Dubin, Tahman Bradley, Maria Zamudio, Alejandra Cancino and Ben Meyerson. All […]

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Coronavirus Taking Mental Health Toll

May 20, 2020 admin 0

Covid-19 taking a mental health toll. photo. By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists Writers often resort to the word “dystopian” to signify an imaginary place of misery and dread, a place beloved by horror and science-fiction movie fans. Then along came covid-19, and the world finds it is […]

Lolly Bowean wins the 2019 Anne Keegan Award

May 15, 2020 Robert Elder 0

Created in 2012 to honor longtime Chicago Tribune writer Anne Keegan, this award honors journalists who write stories that capture the “dignity and spirit of the common man.” This year’s winner of the Anne Keegan Award is Lolly Bowean. Bowean is being honored for her deeply-reported and beautifully-written stories about life […]

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Past Terrors Shook The Nation

May 7, 2020 admin 0

Polio patients in iron lungs. New York Daily News photo By Casey Bukro Ethics AdviceLine for Journalists As uncomfortable as it is to us now, the coronavirus pandemic will interest future historians as another cataclysmic eruption distorting lives and causing death around the world. They happened before. Every generation, it […]

Visit the Headline Club’s new store on

May 3, 2020 Administrator 0

The Headline Club has a new store on Chicago’s own

So, show your support…in style.

We have new T-shirts, notebooks, mugs—even face masks.

Every dollar you spend goes to support our programs and journalists directly. Our year-round programs include FOIAfest, the Lisagor Awards and tech workshops. Our professional members also provide mentorship, feedback and networking opportunities for student journalists and freelancers.