In partnership with NABJ Chicago, NAHJ Chicago, Chicago Journalists Association, and Chicago Headline Club, AAJA Chicago is proud to co-sponsor a three-day virtual conference on COVID-19 and the climate crisis, entitled The Summer of Extremes: Racism, Health Inequity and Heat. Please see below for details, and how to get a free ticket. We hope to … Continue reading The Summer of Extremes: Racism, Health Inequity and Heat – June 23-25, 2020
Calling all Chicago community groups, non-profits and activists: Learn how to get your stories in the news. Our free, all-day workshop will cover using social media, pitching decision-makers at local media outlets, writing op-eds and more. Speakers include Jason Knowles, consumer reporter at ABC 7; Marissa Bailey, weekend anchor at CBS 2; Marcia Lythcott, Commentary page … Continue reading Join us April 26 for AAJA Chicago’s Media Access Workshop
AAJA Chicago’s annual charity trivia bowl tournament will be Saturday, November 9. Join us at Jenner & Block’s conference center (353 N. Clark Street) for a spirited competition testing your knowledge on a variety of subjects. General registration will begin soon - stay tuned for more information. If you have questions or would like additional … Continue reading It’s Trivia Bowl Time!
Internship application season is here, and some of Chicago’s top newsroom managers will be on hand to meet with students at AAJA Chicago’s Resume Critique event. Angela Rozas, a Chicago Tribune metro editor, will speak about what exactly she’s looking for in a star intern. Come ready to show resumes, clips, websites, portfolios and tapes. … Continue reading Internship Resume Critiques
Please join us on July 19 for our annual summer cocktail party on the patio of WBEZ's Navy Pier studio. Our special guest speaker is Mary Anne Mohanraj, an author and professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Date: Friday, July 19 Time: 6 pm Place: WBEZ studios at Navy Pier (848 E. Grand Ave.) Cost: … Continue reading Summer Mixer with Mary Anne Mohanraj