It's time to elect chapter officers for the 2014-2015 term. We are collecting nominations for the following positions: co-presidents, national board representative, secretary and treasurer. Candidates must be full members of AAJA in 2013 (candidates for treasurer may be associate members) and, if elected, remain in good standing during their time in office. Student members … Continue reading Nominate Candidates for the 2014-2015 Board
We'd like to extend a warm Chicago welcome to our summer interns, Junru Huang and Lee Jian Chung, who will be working at the Chicago Tribune and WBEZ - 91.5 FM. Junru Huang is the winner of the 2013 David Ibata Scholarship. She just received her M.A. in Visual Communication (photojournalism and documentary photography) graduated from Ohio … Continue reading Congratulations to our Summer Interns!
AAJA has extended its application deadline for the 2013 Executive Leadership Program to Tuesday, Jan. 22. ELP is exclusively for AAJA members and helps mid-career journalists develop leadership skills to advance in newsroom management. This year's ELP introductory session runs from April 16 - 19 in New York. Applicants must have at least five years … Continue reading 2013 Executive Leadership Program
AAJA-Chicago is pleased to announce that the Chicago Tribune Foundation has awarded the chapter $2,500 to support our internship program. Every year the chapter partners with two media organizations in Chicago to hire summer interns from local universities. AAJA-Chicago provides the interns with a $2,500 stipend. The programs help further one of AAJA’s missions: to … Continue reading Summer Internships at the Chicago Tribune & WBEZ
It's summer! Join the chapter for food, drinks and conversation with special guest Mei-Ling Hopgood, author of Lucky Girl and How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm. WBEZ is generously hosting and providing treats, and we'll also have beer courtesy of Goose Island. Date: Friday, June 15 Time: 6 pm - 9 pm Location: WBEZ's Navy … Continue reading Summer Cocktail Party