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

By |June 21st, 2021|News|

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

By |June 21st, 2021|News|

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 [...]

Meet the 2021-2023 IWPA Board: High School Contest Chair Josh Friedberg

By |June 9th, 2021|News|

In the absence of a live event this spring, which would have allowed us to introduce our talented new slate of leaders to membership and the public, we’re using our digital platforms to get virtually acquainted. Up next: meet Josh Friedberg, IWPA’s High School Contest Chair and a much-lauded creative. When did you first become [...]

Meet the 2021-2023 IWPA Board: President Art Brauer

By |June 6th, 2021|News|

In the absence of a live event this spring, which would have allowed us to introduce our talented new slate of leaders to membership and the public, we're using our digital platforms to get virtually acquainted. First up, meet Art Brauer, IWPA's 51st President, a longtime member, and the first male to occupy the seat.  [...]

IWPA Announces Full List of 2021 Professional Contest Winners

By |May 28th, 2021|News|

The Illinois Woman’s Press Association is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest. Begun in 1941, the writing contest was established in memory of the ninth president of IWPA. The state contest has expanded widely since those early years to parallel categories set forth by the National Federation of [...]

IWPA Celebrates 1st Place Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest Winners

By |March 13th, 2021|News|

The Illinois Woman’s Press Association is pleased to announce the following First Place Winners in the Mate E. Palmer Communications Contest. These entries have moved forward to compete on the national platform at the 2021 National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest. National results will be announced in April. Katie Scarlett Brandt Writing > 05 [...]

Final Week to Enter the 2020 Contest!

By |January 31st, 2021|News|

February is a great time to reflect back on your accomplishments from the past year. It is a time to celebrate your successes and make new goals. If you or someone you know had a successful 2020, consider entering the results of those accomplishments in the 2021 NFPW Communications contest.  The contest has categories for all [...]

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