IWPA Member Marlene Cook Featured on “Talking with Teri”

Media Network Idaho member, and current National Federation of Press Women President Teri Ehresman, has featured longtime IWPA member Marlene Cook 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 Cook she writes:
A long-time friend I always look forward to […]

By |July 14th, 2015|News|0 Comments

2015 NFPW High School Communications Contest Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the following Illinois High School student winners in the National Federation of Press Women competition! We are so happy and proud of your accomplishments!

Cartooning 1st: Angella Kilabo, Saint Viator HS, Arlington Heights, Illinois; “Federal, state governments shift right”

Review HM: Jake Silverman, Jacob Lirtzman, Marisa Flignor & Emma Pinsky, Deerfield HS, Deerfield, Illinois; […]

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

2015 NFPW Communications Contest Winners Announced!

Wow! It was a great 2015 for members new and experienced, in so many communications disciplines!

The judges of the National Federation of Press Women’s annual Communications Contest have rewarded 23% of Illinois Woman’s Press Association’s members for their brilliant work in 2014. We are so very proud to announce the names of these amazing […]

By |July 1st, 2015|News|1 Comment

3rd Annual Summer Social With The Chicago Writers Association: Communication At Its Finest

Open free to the public, IWPA will be hosting its joint event with the Chicago Writers Association on Saturday, July 11 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm (please see our events page). This is a fantastic opportunity for any communicator looking to make some connections, enjoy good food, and help promote one of IWPA’s main missions […]

By |June 29th, 2015|News|1 Comment

IWPA/NFPW Student Memberships: Opening Doors at a Discount

As a student communicator, I was enthralled by the benefits IWPA/NFPW offers its student members. When I applied to IWPA for a possible summer internship, the nurturing member community struck me as wonderful. Student memberships offer tangible benefits such as networking events and workshops, but also an extended hand of friendship and support. As […]

By |June 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Show Your Love for National Federation of Press Women

The National Federation of Press Women (NFPW), of which Illinois Woman’s Press Association is the founding affiliate, received a matching grant of $1,000, from American Press Works to help NFPW end the fiscal year in the black again this year — so the challenge is on and the deadline is June 30. (NFPW year […]

By |May 27th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Introducing IWPA’s 2015 Summer Intern!

My name is Stephanie Nikitenko and I am an undergraduate student attending Knox College for Creative Writing. My internship with IWPA this summer will be an absolutely phenomenal opportunity for me to engage with the field of writing and communications. I am fortunate enough to have been invited to several of their events over […]

By |May 20th, 2015|News|1 Comment

2015 IWPA Contest Judges

Max Ashrafi, Villa Park, IL – Ashrafi has been a graphic designer for more than 16 years and currently works for Allstate in Northbrook, Il. Max’s work has been published in a number of publications such as Pro Football Weekly, Basketball News, and Financial Matters. He is skilled in art direction and has also […]

By |May 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Activist Albano Wins 2015 IWPA Silver Feather Award

The 2015 IWPA Silver Feather Award goes to Teresa (Terrie) Albano co-editor of

Terrie has been with the publication since 2000, acting in various capacities including columnist, social media coordinator, and its first woman editor-in-chief. People’s World traces its roots to the Daily Worker, the first edition of which rolled off the press in […]

By |May 17th, 2015|News|1 Comment

2015 Communications Contest Winners

By |May 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments