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Illinois Woman’s Press Association Names Nikoleta Morales 2020 Communicator of Achievement

Illinois Woman’s Press AssociationChicago, Illinoiswww.iwpa.org

Chicago – March 31, 2020 – The Illinois Woman’s Press Association is pleased to announce that Nikoleta Morales of Chicago, has been recognized as its 2020 Communicator of Achievement. This award is given to a member in recognition of exceptional achievement in the communications fields, as […]

By |March 31st, 2020|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

IWPA Celebrates 2020 Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest Winners

The 79th
Annual Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest attracted the best work from
profession communicators from over the past year. There were 86 entries from
members and non-members with a record number coming from outside the Chicago
city limits.

Eva Becker is the
recipient of the Silver Pen Award for the Most First-Place Winners. She
received four first-place awards for […]

By |March 23rd, 2020|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update on Mate E. Palmer Awards Luncheon 2020

Illinois Woman’s Press Association values its history and traditions. One of the most treasured is the annual awards luncheon, where tribute is paid to the winners of our Mate E. Palmer Professional Communications Contest and the High School Communications Contest.

We all look forward to this annual event, so it is with
great sadness that […]

By |March 22nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

IWPA Announces 2020 High School Communications Contest Winners

The Illinois Woman’s Press Association proudly celebrates the
winners of the 2020 High School Contest.

This year, IWPA will move 12 first-place winners, representing three Illinois High Schools, on to compete in the National Federation of Press Women High School contest.

Those students, categories and their schools are:

Nick Decatoire, Broadcast or Video-Best Newscast,
Huntley High School

Kayla Yakimisky, […]

By |March 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

The Illinois Woman’s Press Association High School Contest

IWPA offers Illinois high school students the opportunity to
participant in the Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest on the state level as
well as advance to the national spotlight in conjunction with the National
Federation of Press Women.

Entering
is easy, inexpensive, rewarding and a fantastic professional or freelance
resume boost. We encourage student communicators of all disciplines to take
advantage […]

By |November 8th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Fighting Fake News & Preserving Our Rights

In Late May, a doctored video of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi began trending on Twitter. President Trump’s lawyer, Rudolph Giuliani commented on her slurred speech in a now deleted tweet, with many others using their handles to suggest that Pelosi was unfit, unwell, and/or crazed. 

Not long after the video went viral, it […]

By |September 17th, 2019|FAN-Fair|0 Comments

The Dangers of Censorship in Education

Censorship vs. free speech is by no means a new debate, yet it remains, not only as an issue, but as a very real threat to our education system. Though it may be in the name of “shielding” our nation’s youth, this practice is contradictory to the very first right we were given as […]

By |September 16th, 2019|FAN-Fair|0 Comments

Illinois Woman’s Press Association Announces 2019, NFPW High School Contest Winners

Illinois Woman’s Press AssociationChicago, Illinoiswww.iwpa.org

Chicago – May 3, 2019– The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA), an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW), honors the best student journalists, writers and communicators in the state with the annual Illinois High School Communications Contest.  

Students
enter their best work published or broadcast through […]

By |May 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Illinois Woman’s Press Association Announces 2019 High School Contest Winners

Illinois Woman’s Press AssociationChicago, Illinoiswww.iwpa.org

Chicago – April 14, 2019 – The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA), an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW), honors the state’s best and brightest student communicators in announcing the 2019 winners of its High School Contest.

Students submitted work in 23 categories including: Editorial, News, […]

By |April 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Visionary Women

Anna Byford Leonard

Visionary Women – Champions of Peace and Nonviolence is the
theme of the 2019 Women’s History Month. Illinois Woman’s Press Association
advocacy has roots in the 19th-century
suffrage movement. Throughout the past century, IWPA rights advocates worked
both inside and outside of the political system to promote women’s and
children’s rights not only in Illinois […]

By |March 19th, 2019|So We All May Be Heard|0 Comments