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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 […]

FOIAFest 2020: Update info and Schedule

January 16, 2020 Robert Elder 0

FOIAFest 2020 is here! Click on the full schedule here. We sell out every year, and this year was no exception. This daylong conference is dedicated to public information and features panels and workshops with leading journalists, attorneys and community groups. From beginners to veterans of the Freedom of Information […]

CALLING ALL INTERNS! Join us for a Media Intern Mixer

August 14, 2018 Mike Ewing 0

The Chicago Headline Club invites interns from all local media outlets to join us for a free mixer on Monday, August 20 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. This is a unique chance to meet working journalists from across the city’s newsrooms, network with future colleagues, and workshop your resumes. […]

Coming to Chicago: SPJ’s Region 5 Conference

March 20, 2018 Ben Meyerson 0

In an era when “fake news” is both a real concern and a term used to undermine legitimate media, building trust is essential for journalists to serve their local communities effectively. This spring’s SPJ Region 5 conference, April 6-7 in Chicago, is your chance to learn new skills and get insights from […]