Update on Mate E. Palmer Awards Luncheon 2020

By |March 22nd, 2020|News|

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

By |March 12th, 2020|News|

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

By |November 8th, 2019|News|

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 [...]

Fighting Fake News & Preserving Our Rights

By |September 17th, 2019|FAN-Fair|

In Late May, a doctored video of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi began trending on Twitter. President Trump’s lawyer, Rudolph Giuliani commented on her slurred speech in a now deleted tweet, with many others using their handles to suggest that Pelosi was unfit, unwell, and/or crazed.  Not long after the video went viral, it [...]

Illinois Woman’s Press Association Announces 2019, NFPW High School Contest Winners

By |May 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Illinois Woman’s Press AssociationChicago, Illinoiswww.iwpa.org Chicago – May 3, 2019– The Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA), an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW), honors the best student journalists, writers and communicators in the state with the annual Illinois High School Communications Contest.   Students enter their best work published or broadcast through [...]

Illinois Woman’s Press Association Announces 2019 High School Contest Winners

By |April 14th, 2019|News|

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, [...]

Visionary Women

By |March 19th, 2019|So We All May Be Heard|

Anna Byford Leonard Visionary Women – Champions of Peace and Nonviolence is the theme of the 2019 Women’s History Month. Illinois Woman’s Press Association advocacy has roots in the 19th-century suffrage movement. Throughout the past century, IWPA rights advocates worked both inside and outside of the political system to promote women’s and children’s rights not [...]

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

By |March 6th, 2019|News|

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 [...]

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