Job Openings: Week Ending January 11, 2015

1. Executive Director (Part-Time)
Publicity Club of Chicago

The Publicity Club of Chicago (PCC) is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Executive Director who will lead and manage the organization as the region’s premier independent public relations membership organization.  This part-time, independent contractor position will work collaboratively with the PCC President, PCC Board and PCC […]

By |January 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

IWPA President Becky Sarwate Featured on NFPW President’s Blog, “Talking with Teri”

Media Network Idaho member, and current National Federation of Press Women President Teri Ehresman, has featured Becky Sarwate in the latest post on her blog, Talking with Teri.

Ehresman’s blog seeks to profile a wide array of “valued, unique and unbelievable NFPW members.” Of IWPA President Sarwate she writes:
One of the many things I admire […]

By |December 30th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Job Openings: Week Ending December 28, 2014

Global News Internship 2015
Associated Press

The Associated Press is offering paid journalism internships for the summer 2015 in nine U.S. cities (including Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Raleigh, Sacramento and Washington, D.C.) and 10 international locations (including Bangkok, Berlin, Johannesburg, London, Mexico City, New Delhi, Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Seoul and […]

By |December 26th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Job Openings: Week Ending December 7, 2014

1. Media Relations Specialist
Publicity Club of Chicago

National law firm seeks experienced Media Relations Specialist to work full-time to promote the firm brand and strategic initiatives through effective media relations. The candidate will be a relationship-builder who connects the firm with representatives of top-tier media outlets.


A bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education, […]

By |December 3rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Job Openings: Week Ending November 16, 2014

1. Copywriter
Cor-Tech LLC (Contract – 1+ Months, $25/hour)
Write product copy for an undisclosed client’s general and specialty catalogs while adhering to the company’s copy structure. Maintain this copy in publishing database for use throughout the company, including online catalog.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, Journalism or Communications, with 3-5 years of catalog copywriting or related […]

By |November 14th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Shop Amazon This Holiday Season & Support the Bartlett Center for the Arts

Past IWPA President and longtime member Cecilia Green is a tireless champion of the Bartlett Center for the Arts. Owing in large degree to Cecilia’s advocacy through Arts in Bartlett, an all-volunteer arts council, a new Arts Center opened in the downtown area this fall.

The renovated space has six artist studios, children and adult […]

By |November 13th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Job Openings: Week Ending November 2, 2014

1. Communications Managing Associate 
Hagerty Consulting, Inc.

Hagerty Consulting, Inc., a comprehensive Homeland Security and Emergency Management firm that helps public and private sector clients prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, seeks an exceptional professional to serve as its Communications Manager. This Communications Manager will be based in Hagerty Consulting’s headquarters, Evanston, Illinois. The candidate […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Call for Submissions: The Great Lakes Review

The Great Lakes Review is collecting sketches for our Narrative Map project. Sketches should be non fiction of 1000 words or less on a specific place, large or small, public or personal, past or present, within the Great Lakes region.

Submissions for the Narrative Map are considered year-round through the GLR website.

We can’t pay writers […]

By |October 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Elizabeth Wheeler’s Fantastic New Book Wins Award

The IWPA would like to congratulate member and 2014 NFPW 1st Place Fiction Winner Elizabeth Wheeler on another huge honor! Libby has been chosen as a Chicago Writer’s Association Book of the Year finalist in the Traditional Fiction Category. Her young adult novel Asher’s Fault is a must-read! Congrats and good luck Libby! We’re so proud.

Elizabeth […]

By |October 27th, 2014|News|0 Comments

IWPA Anniversary Anthology Released

September 14, 2014

Chicago, IL – The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA), an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW),  announced the availability of its anniversary Anthology for immediate purchase on The book is available in paperback form.

In 1914 the depth of talented authors of the Illinois Woman’s Press Association published an anthology […]

By |October 11th, 2014|News|0 Comments