FOIA Fest returns March 16 in-person at Loyola University

February 13, 2024 Marissa Nelson 0

Our annual public records conference, FOIA Fest, is returning as a one-day in person event on Saturday, March 16. Kimbriell Kelly, former Assistant Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief at the LA Times, will headline the event. FOIA Fest typically sells out and space is limited — so make sure […]

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Applications Open for $5K Journalism Scholarship

January 30, 2024 CHC-Foundation 0

The Chicago Headline Club and the Chicago Headline Club Foundation are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the prestigious Les Brownlee Memorial Scholarship. This annual award, established in honor of the late Chicago journalist Les Brownlee, grants $5,000 to an exceptional undergraduate journalism student in Illinois. Brownlee, […]

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Contract: Video Production

March 26, 2022 Matt Kiefer 0

The Chicago Headline Club is seeking a producer to help process videos from FOIA Fest 2022. The work requires producing ~30 session videos, which involves: making one cut adding pre-written metadata, including title and description uploading video to YouTube or similar service Work is estimated to take no more than […]

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FOIA Fest Code of Conduct

February 24, 2022 Matt Kiefer 0

FOIA FEST EVENT SAFETY CONTACT: If you would like to make any reports, please email The Chicago Headline Club is committed to providing a welcoming and harassment-free environment for participants of all races, gender and trans statuses, sexual orientations, physical abilities, physical appearances, and beliefs. We’ve adopted this code […]