Posts Tagged ‘Illinois College Press Association’

Columbia’s Brake wins ‘Shoot Chicago’

February 21, 2011


Brock Brake, Columbia College / Construction continues on St. Clair Street and Grand Street between restaurants Volare and Mary's Cafe.

Columbia College’s Brock Brake won the Shoot Chicago photography competition during the Illinois College Press Association’s annual conference held Feb. 18-19. Brake was among 18 student-journalists searching for photos connected to the theme ‘work.’

Brake’s photo, above, shows a construction worker working between St. Clair and Grand streets, where restaurants Volare and Mary’s Cafe remain open. (more…)


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…)

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…)