No Picture

Board Minutes – 01/1996

February 8, 2009 0

B O A R D M I N U T E S Chicago Headline ClubBoard of Directors Meeting January 11, 1996 Attended: Bob Roberts, Ed Avis, Terry Brown, Sue Stevens, Paula Eubanks,Ellen Shubart, Bob Knight, Kathy Catrambone, Ilyce Glink, Jennifer Epmeier,Ed Rooney, Stephen Rynkiewicz, Casey Bukro, Barbara…

No Picture

History

February 8, 2009 0

Headline Club, SPJ share storied history
By Stephen Rynkiewicz
 
 
 
Long before it became the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi was a professional society. And Chicago was its touchstone.
 
The college students who started SDX at a Methodist liberal-arts school in Indiana found journalism their calling. The few fraternal trappings were there…

No Picture

Watchdog Award

February 8, 2009 admin 0

Download our application form
Sponsored by the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, the CHC each year awards a cash prize for enterprising journalism that defends and protects everyday folks. The prize for work completed in 2013 will be presented at the Chicago Headline Club’s Lisagor Awards banquet on May 2, 2014. 
ABOUT THE…

No Picture

Ethics in Journalism Award

February 8, 2009 0

Ethics in Journalism Award
 
 
Ethics means walking the talk – like doing the right thing.
 
This means acting like a professional, taking into consideration the welfare of those we encounter in covering the news and the possible harm our reports might do to an individual or a community.
 
It’s a tough line to…

No Picture

Watchdog Fund

February 8, 2009 0

Download the application
Journalists and freelance writers working on investigative stories face many obstacles, including costs associated with public access to documents, travel expenses and materials. Thanks to the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, journalists facing such financial burdens can tap into a fund that has been established to alleviate those financial…

No Picture

Watchdog Award Recipient: 2008

February 8, 2009 0

The Chicago Headline Club is pleased to announce that the winners of the 2008 Watchdog Award for Excellence in Public Interest Reporting are Jeff Kelly Lowenstein, Rui Kaneya and Tram Nguyen for their Chicago Reporter series, “Missed Signals.”
 

The Watchdog Award was presented April 25 at the Intercontinental Hotel during the…