Robert K. Elder on why the Chicago Headline Club Matters

December 10, 2020 Robert Elder 0

The #WeAreTheHeadlineClub campaign⁠—designed by photographer E. Jason Wambsgans⁠—is an effort to give our brand and our members more exposure. You’ll see these photos and questions across social media over the next few months, anchored to pages like these. Our spotlight this month is on: Robert K. Elder, the Chief Digital […]

SPJ Delegates Pass New Sponsorship Policy Resolution

September 12, 2020 Robert Elder 0

Sometimes, common sense wins. On Saturday, Sept. 12, the SPJ delegates voted overwhelmingly to “adopt the Sponsorship Task Force report…and direct the board of directors to enact the proposed Sponsorship Policy as recommended.” What does that mean? The full sponsorship policy is below, but it directs SPJ to reject money […]

A word from our new president-elect: Madhu Krishnamurthy

June 16, 2020 Madhu Krishnamurthy 0

I am humbled and honored to be selected to lead the Chicago Headline Club during its 100th anniversary year. Journalists are truthseekers, the last bastion of free speech upholding the basic fundamental values of a democratic society, tasked with keeping elected public officials in check and holding governments accountable. We […]