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Three IWPA High School Contest Winners Take First Place at National Level

Illinois student communicators again proved they are among the best in the country by taking top honors at this year’s National Federation of Press Women’s High School Communications Contest.  First-place winning entries in the IWPA High School Communications Contest were eligible to compete at the national level where, this year, nearly 2,000 students participated. Students [...]

Winners of the 2021 IWPA High School Communications Contest

The 2021 IWPA High School Communications Contest celebrated the work of high school communicators from students across the Chicagoland area with a total of 106 entries from seven schools.  COVID-19, reevaluations of gender and racial standings and the 2020 presidential elections, made the 2020-2021 academic year both challenging and inspiring for student journalists. All were [...]

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

Illinois Woman’s Press AssociationChicago, 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 well as contributions made [...]

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. The staff at Chicago Health Magazine is the recipient of the Silver Pen Award for the [...]

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 [...]

Evanston’s Randy Richardson Wins Prestigious Communications Award; Sets Record

Illinois Woman’s Press Association P.O. Box 180150, Chicago, Illinois  60618 Chicago - September 15, 2017 – Randy Richardson of Evanston, Illinois, has received the national Communicator of Achievement Award presented by the National Federation of Press Women. It is the first time a man has received this honor in the award’s 60-year history. Communicator [...]

IWPA High School Communications Contest Winner Takes Top Honors at National Level

Shane Hogan received first-place honors at the 2017 National Federation of Press Women High School Communications Contest for his entry “Football Interview” in the radio/television interview or talk show category.  The student at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Homewood, Illinois, won first place in the same category in the Illinois Woman’s Press Association’s High School Contest. [...]

The IWPA High School Communications Contest is Now Open!

Spread the word that the 2017 IWPA High School Communications is on! Entries are being accepted from female and male students of all public and private high schools in Illinois. This annual competition honors and celebrates student journalists and their schools’ communications programs.  First-place winners also go on to compete in the national high school [...]

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