Archive for January, 2011

Tribune’s Warren to be keynote speaker at annual convention Feb. 18-19 in Chicago

January 27, 2011

Ellen Warren, senior correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, will be the keynote speaker at the 28th Annual ICPA Convention Feb. 18-19 at the Double Tree Hotel Chicago Magnificent Mile, 300 E. Ohio St.

Warren has been a local, national political, congreesional, U.S. Supreme Court, foreign and war correspondent.  Warren pioneered the Tribune’s first political blog with her coverage of the 2004 presidential race. She’s also been a metro and features columnist and, early in her career, was the first woman legman for the late, great Chicago columnist Mike Royko.

ICPA members should make hotel reservations as soon as possible and register for the convention with secretary-treasurer John Ryan.  Reservations must be made by Feb. 3 to get the convention rate of $115 a night up to  quad occupancy. (more…)

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Register for 2011 convention

January 11, 2011

Happy 2011! It’s time to start thinking about the annual convention, which will be held Feb. 18-19 at the DoubleTree Hotel Chicago Magnificent Mile, 300 E. Ohio St., Chicago, 312-787-6100.

We’re currently lining up convention speakers and tallying all the winners of the annual editorial contest, which will be announced at the convention.

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