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 […]

Announcing the 2024 FOIAfest Boot Camp Cohort

March 5, 2024 Alejandra Cancino 0

The Chicago Headline Club, the largest SPJ chapter, is proud to announce its 2023 FOIAfest Boot Camp cohort. The FOIAfest Boot Camp is a training program for Chicago-based reporters from marginalized communities to help them navigate accountability journalism — from story-idea to publishing. The journalists will receive specialized training sessions […]

No Image

It goes beyond the “little guy”

September 18, 2013 admin 0

In the battle to continue, as the Chicago Headline Club’s motto says, “protecting the public’s right to know” it seems as though some folks think it’s up to the “big boys” to do that. Just ask Will County Circuit Judge Gerald R. Kinney. He’s the judge who is demanding that […]

Congratulations to the 2017 Peter Lisagor Award winners!

May 11, 2018 Ben Meyerson 0

The Chicago Headline Club, the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapter in the country, presented the winners of its 2017 Lisagor Awards at its annual awards dinner May 11 before nearly 300 people at the Union League Club of Chicago. The awards recognize the best of Chicago journalism and are named […]

No Image

Schedule — Region 5 Spring Conference

April 3, 2014 admin 0

SOCIETY OF PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTS 2014 Region 5 Spring Conference Here is the schedule for sessions at the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 5 Spring Conference in Chicago. Encourage your colleagues to come. All are welcome to attend, to learn and to share views. We will have newsroom tours Fri. April […]