FOIA Fest is back on March 11! Join us in person or online

February 24, 2023 Mike Ewing 0

Our annual public records conference, FOIA Fest, is returning as a hybrid one-day event on Saturday, March 11! For the last three years, the Chicago Headline Club has provided virtual conferences due to the pandemic, and after hearing your feedback, we’re doing things a little differently. Join us online or […]

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FOIA Fest returns for 10th annual conference

January 28, 2022 Matt Kiefer 0

FOIA Fest is back and bigger than ever. The Chicago Headline Club will host its 10th annual conference devoted to public records-driven journalism, taking place virtually Feb. 24-26. Tickets sales closed Thursday, Feb. 24 at noon CT. Sessions will be recorded for registered attendees and will be available for replay […]

Pulling Back the Curtain: Demystifying Journalism

October 20, 2020 Madhu Krishnamurthy 0

Are you a news junkie, concerned citizen, or a supporter of the First Amendment right of Freedom of Speech? Learn how the news gets made, how journalists transform ideas taking them from reporting to publication, during this free panel discussion. Program details Join the Chicago Headline Club, the largest chapter […]

Leadership Conference: Managing Across Generations and Cultures

May 6, 2020 Robert Elder 0

Leading a diverse group of journalists can be a challenge. This session will offer the tools you need to support a media organization that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Our speakers will offer insights into the cultural and generational values that define us, echoing the ideals of journalist Robert Maynard’s Faultlines philosophy.

The 2020 Lisagor Awards banquet has been cancelled

March 18, 2020 Robert Elder 0

Dear Headline Club members and Chicagoland journalists: Due to concerns over the coronavirus and COVID-19, we are cancelling the Lisagor Awards banquet this year, which was scheduled for May 15. We will still announce the winners and we’re working on a virtual event to honor our Lifetime Achievement Award-winners and […]