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Illinois Students Win National Recognition for Communications Efforts

      The National Federation of Press Women, Inc. 140B Purcellville Gateway Dr., Suite 120, Purcellville, VA 20132 · (571) 295-5900) ·info@nfpw.org · www.nfpw.org Media contact: Teri Ehresman, NFPW High School contest director, 208-521-5171, islandpark723@gmail.com PURCELLVILLE, VA – Students from throughout the United States are being honored for their outstanding communications efforts. Thirteen winners [...]

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 [...]

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, Jacob Habel, Lauren Courtney, Andrew [...]

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 [...]

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, Opinion, [...]

Illinois Woman’s Press Association Announces 2019 Mate E. Palmer Professional Communications Contest Winners

Illinois Woman’s Press AssociationChicago, Illinoiswww.iwpa.org Chicago – March 6, 2019 - The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA), an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW), honors the best professional journalists, writers and communicators in the state through the annual Mate E. Palmer Professional Communications Contest. Communicators may enter work in any of over 64 categories [...]

Feature Friday: Adlai E. Stevenson High School

On Fridays, IWPA’s 3rd Vice President and Professional Contest Chair Ana Mendez shines a spotlight on some of our 2018 High School Contest Winners. This week’s featured school is Adlai E. Stevenson High School… IWPA’s 2018 High School Contest accepted 113 entries in 23 different categories from students of all genders attending public and private [...]