Thanks to everyone who entered NINA’s 2013 Newspaper Competition and to those of you who attended the banquet Oct 24. The list of winners is now available.
Join fellow Northern Illinois journalists Thursday, Oct. 24. Dinner, drinks, networking, an awards ceremony and speaker Shamus Toomey, managing editor of DNAinfo.com Chicago. DNAinfo.com Chicago is a scrappy, online, neighborhood news outlet. Toomey started at DNAinfo.com after nine years at the Sun-Times, where he led the team that won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting. […]
NINA members now may enter our annual competition online by providing URLs to work. Please fill out a new online entry form for each entry.
Board members of the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association will critique the work of member journalists free or $5 per submission for nonmembers. One to three published clips (PDFs, links or tear sheets) from any one reporter, columnist, photojournalist, designer, web producer, editor or other newsperson can be emailed to Shelley Hendricks at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to […]
NINA is happy to announce the launch of its annual newspaper competition. NINA members will be receiving information posted on our website via mail, as well; however, all the information needed to enter can be found online. Good luck!
NINA board president Larry Lough attended Deerfield High School's Spring Honors Night on May 22 to present a plaque and check to 2013 NINA High School Journalist of the Year Joshua Rosenblat. In addition to receiving the $1,000 from NINA, Rosenblat received awards from Quill and Scroll Writing Contest – National Winner, Feature Writing; Northern Illinois Scholastic Press […]
Here, in two MP3 files, is an excerpt from Andy Shaw’s speech at the NINA Fall Conference on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012. Shaw heads the Better Government Association.
Here’s the list of winners, announced at the Fall Conference on Thursday, Oct. 18, at NIU-DeKalb. Congrats to all, and special thanks to Maria Krull and Shelley Hendricks at the Northern Star for coordinating this year’s contest.
As required by the NINA constitution, a general membership meeting has been called for Friday, Dec. 7, to vote on proposed changes to the NINA constitution and bylaws. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. at the Northern Star office, Campus Life Building, NIU-DeKalb. Anyone who works at a NINA member publication, or who is […]
Matt Marton, a photographer for the Southtown Star, has won NINA’s Excellence in Journalism Award and the accompanying $1,000 prize for his work on the series, “Haiti: Two Years Later.” The award was presented Thursday night at NINA’s 50th Anniversary Fall Conference, at the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center. The Excellence in Journalism competition invited […]