2017 ICCJA winners announced

Congratulations to those who received recognition for their work during the Spring 2018 spring convention held at Lincoln Land College in Springfield. The winners are cited on the section across the top of this website. Next year’s spring conference will be hosted by Illinois Valley College in April 2019. The fall conference is set for Oct. 4-5, 2018 at Eastern Illinois University.


Student-journalists honored for 2013 work

The 2013 contest winners were announced today at Moraine Valley Community College. Click 2013 WINNERS to read the entire list.

Many thanks to the professional journalists who judged this year’s contest – Greg Bilbrey (Robinson Daily News), Chris Boghossian (Chicago Tribune), Tim Broderick (Arlington Heights Daily Herald), Chuck Burke (Chicago Tribune), Chicago Tribune design/editing staff, Matt Daniels (Champaign News-Gazette), Dave Dawson (Decatur Herald & Review), Chris Essig (Waterloo-Cedar Falls, Iowa, Courier), Dann Gire (Arlington Heights Daily Herald), Ted Gregory (Chicago Tribune), Stephen Haas (VP of Illinois Press Photography Association), David Hanley (Clear Channel Studios), Nora Maberry-Daniels (The Leader), Don O’Brien (Quincy Whig), Marco Santana (Des Moines Register). Thanks also to Eastern Illinois University journalism faculty Brian Poulter and Liz Viall.


2011-2012 contest categories, rules set

Students and advisers should begin clipping those contest entries for the 2011-2012 ICCJA editorial contest.

To be eligible, entrants must be paid up members by Feb. 17 or have submitted a complete dues form and made provisions for the dues to be sent by their college. Continue reading “2011-2012 contest categories, rules set”