Job and Career Resources for Journalists

April 28, 2020 Christine Wolf 0

This page provides resources to help you:• …figure out unemployment benefits• …get to know a recruiter• …optimize your LinkedIn profile• …launch your own website and optimize your SEO• …find freelance and other work• …professionalize your resume• …identify freelance reporting opportunities• …understand contracts & money• …develop and follow up on pitches […]

These are the finalists for the 2019 Peter Lisagor Awards

April 10, 2020 admin 0

We received over 900 entries for the 2019 Peter Lisagor Awards, and a panel of judges from an impartial SPJ chapter outside Illinois has selected a few as the finalists. You can find a complete listing sorted by category below. Spanning all mediums including print, radio, television and digital, they represent […]

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 […]

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Media in the Movies: ‘The Times of Bill Cunningham’

March 5, 2020 Robert Elder 0

The Chicago Headline Club is proud to partner with the Gene Siskel Film Center for our Media in the Movies series. The documentary this month is: “The Times of Bill Cunningham,” about the iconic New York Times street photographer and fashion historian. For Feb. 28-March 12, Headline Club members using […]

Recap: Chicago Journalism Town Hall 2020

February 24, 2020 Susan Stevens 0

A few rays of hope for local media emerged from the Chicago Journalism Town Hall 2020. The Feb. 23 event drew 24 panelists from a wide range of media to speak at the first such gathering in 11 years. About 300 journalists in the audience heard current news leaders talk […]