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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 [...]

2021 Professional Communications Contest Now Open!

By |October 17th, 2020|News|

The 2021 NFPW Communications Contest is now live! Launched on Oct. 1, 2020, like last year, the contest will use the OpenWater software system to submit entries. It is open to members and non-members alike, although IWPA/NFPW members receive an application fee discount.  Affiliates, including Illinois have finalized entry fees for those entering the contest. [...]

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