Archive for January, 2010

Zorn headlines ’10 convention

January 22, 2010

Eric Zorn, an editorial page columnist for the Chicago Tribune, will be the keynote speaker at the 27th Annual ICPA Convention Feb. 19-20 at Chicago’s Double Tree Hotel Magnificent Mile Hotel.

Zorn, who also writes a blog, writes on a wide range of topics. A longtime columnist, Zorn is a University of Michigan graduate, where he was a senior editor on the Michigan Daily.

Other speakers at the annual two-day convention will include veteran journalists leading sessions on new media, photography, reporting, law and film criticism, among other topics. (more…)

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Register for ICPA conference

January 22, 2010

Eric Zorn is keynote speaker for the Illinois College Press Association’s annual conference set for Feb. 19-20 in Chicago. In addition, students will receive hands-on, practical advice from Chicago journalists in sessions that run both days. On Saturday at noon, we will have the awards presentation that honors the exceptional work from student-journalists across the state. To attend, you can click here and download a PDF registration form.

Sulski honored for lifetime service

January 22, 2010

Former ICPA President Jim Sulski (above right), a newspaper adviser and journalism professor at Columbia College, died Jan. 7 after a three-year battle with cancer. Sulski will be honored during the award banquet Feb. 20. The ICPA honored Sulski for his service to the college press this fall by giving him a meritorious service award.

ʻShootʼ Chicago back again

January 22, 2010

Two dozen student photojournalists attending the 27th Annual ICPA Convention in Chicago will get the chance to spend a day shooting the city.

In its 18th year, the “Shoot Chicago” competition will allow one photographer from each ICPA member newspaper registered for the convention to shoot a subject in Chicago. The winners may have their photographs displayed at the banquet.

To participate, shooters must register for Shoot Chicago 2010 selection no later than 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, at the Double Tree, the convention hotel.

To qualify for participation, a student must (more…)