76th Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest Awards Luncheon

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Communicators, friends and members of the public are welcome to join the Illinois Woman’s Press Association for its 76th Annual Mate E Palmer Professional Communications Contest Award Luncheon.

Enjoy a fabulous four-course meal at Zia’s Lago Vista on Chicago’s North Side as we honor:

* Professional & High School Contest Winners
* The Communicator of Achievement for 2017, Randy Richardson
* The Silver Feather Award Recipient, Tim LibrettiSarah Jindra

Featuring Keynote Speaker Sarah Jindra!

Jindra has been helping drivers get to and from work since 2008, when she first started reporting traffic in Chicago. She currently reports on transportation issues, traffic and breaking news for the WGN-TV Evening News from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. from the ground and Skycam9.

Prior to joining WGN/CLTV in August 2012, she was a traffic reporter for Chicago Public Radio and WMAQ-TV. Before getting into traffic reporting, Sarah was a general assignment news reporter for WCIA-TV in Champaign.

A native of the Chicago area, Sarah grew up in Westmont. She received a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and a M.S. in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University.

We look forward to celebrating Illinois’ preeminent student and professional communicators with you!

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