These are the finalists for the 2023 Peter Lisagor Awards

March 29, 2024 Marissa Nelson 0

The finalists for the 2023 Peter Lisagor Awards, represent some of the best journalism produced in Illinois and northwest Indiana from across print, digital, and broadcast media. Our thanks to everyone who submitted nominations for consideration. Entries were judged by an out-of-state SPJ chapter. Award recipients will be announced at […]

2024 FOIA Fest Tip Sheet

March 17, 2024 Jillian Melero 0

Recommendations and resources for before, during, and after filing a FOIA request FOIA Fest is the Chicago Headline Club’s signature event dedicated to public records reporting, and is held annually in recognition of Freedom of Information Day. Freedom of Information Day promotes the public’s right to know and access to […]

FOIAfest 2024: Full Program Announcement

March 6, 2024 Marissa Nelson 0

Our annual public records conference, FOIA Fest, is returning as a one-day in person event on Saturday, March 16 at Loyola University Chicago’s downtown campus. Below is the full program for FOIA Fest. If you don’t have tickets, you can still purchase them. Scroll to the bottom of the program […]

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.