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IWPA’s 2024 Communicator of Achievement: Josh Friedberg

  Illinois Woman’s Press Association Since 1885 www.iwpa.org For immediate release April 3, 2024 Contact: Art Brauer, IWPA President P.O. Box 567 Palos Park, Illinois 60464 IWPA1885@gmail.com IWPA Announces 2024 Communicator of Achievement Friedberg Takes Top Award Palos Park, IL – The Illinois Woman’s Press Association, an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women [...]

Newman Wins IWPA 2024 Silver Feather Honors

2024 Silver Feather Winner, Janice Newman Entrepreneur Janice Newman has won the 2024 Silver Feather Award for the 83rd Illinois Woman’s Press Association Mate E. Palmer Professional Communications Contest. Her entries earned her five First Place Awards, and five Second Place, captured three Third Place and claimed three Honorable Mentions in the competition. [...]

SAVE THE DATE: SWAN Day Sweet 16!

Last year's SWAN Day had weather that was not so great. If you missed it, check out last year's event on our YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWIRyAUWZrQ And see our tribute to Loretta Lynn, which was displayed throughout the venue. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42X_BK3C6_E Look forward to seeing you this year on March 30th!

National Federation of Press Women Announces National Award Winners

National Federation of Press Women, Inc. 140B Purcellville Gateway Dr., Suite 120, Purcellville, VA 20132 (571) 295-5900 ·info@nfpw.org · www.nfpw.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2023 Media Contacts: Teri Ehresman, NFPW National Contest Director (islandpark723@gmail.com; 208-521-5171) Cate Langley, NFPW Executive Director (info@nfpw.org; 571-295-5900) More information: www.nfpw.org A list of all winners: https://www.nfpw.org/assets/docs/2023/2023%20Professional%20Contest%20Ceremony.pdf PRESS RELEASE The [...]

Longtime IWPA Member Marion E. Gold Releases Debut Novel

MARION E. GOLD, a 28-year member of the National Association of Press Women—and long-time dual member of the Illinois Woman’s Press Association and Arizona Professional Writers—has launched her first novel, co-authored with acclaimed novelist Jerry Marcus. "Escape from Heaven" is a provocative and insightful in which Moses and Jesus meet in Heaven and decide to work together [...]

IWPA 2023 High School Communications Contest Results

The IWPA is excited to announce the winners of our 2023 High School Communications Contest! This year, we had 107 entries from a total of 8 high schools, and we are excited to announce the winner of the Silver Pen award for the most points across categories is Huntley High School! First Place winners go [...]

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