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
Congratulations to Natalie Cheng, this year's recipient of the Linda Yu Broadcast Scholarship! Natalie will be entering her junior year at the University of Missouri. She is double majoring in business and journalism, focusing on entrepreneurial, emerging and converged media. In addition to taking classes, she has been a producer and reporter at mid-Missouri's NBC … Continue reading 2012 Linda Yu Broadcast Scholarship Winner
There's no excuse not to go to Unity 2012 because we are giving away registrations! (Unity 2012 will run in Las Vegas from August 1 through August 4.) The AAJA Chicago chapter board has decided to cover registration costs for two members and two students to attend Unity. The deadline to apply for a stipend … Continue reading Unity 2012 Stipends
For those of you interested in AAJA's Executive Leadership Program 2012 Introductory Session (June 28 - July 1 in New York, NY), the deadline to apply has been extended to March 9. For more information, click here or contact Marcia Santillan, AAJA's professional programs coordinator, at MarciaS@aaja.org/415.346.2051 x107.