ICCJA members have until Thursday, March 14, to make hotel reservations at the Springfield Hilton for the April 4-5 spring conference.
Reservations can be made by calling 217.789.1530 or by going through the hotel’s Web site, http://www.springfield.hilton.com.
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The Illinois Community College Journalism Association’s 39th Annual Spring Conference will be April 4-5 at the Springfield Hilton, 700 E. Adams St.
Journalists from the Springfield press corps will lead sessions during the two-day conference, which will also include an afternoon session at the Abraham Presidential Museum and, of course, the announcements of winners of ICCJA’s annual editorial contest.
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The 26th annual Illinois Community College Journalism Association fall conference will be held Sept. 20-21 at Eastern Illinois University.
Matt Hopf, a staff writer for the Quincy (Ill.) Herald-Whig, will be the keynote speaker at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. Continue reading “ICCJA fall conference Sept. 20-21 at Eastern”
Mitzi Miller, editor in chief of Jet Magazine, will be the keynote speaker March 29 at the 38th Annual Illinois Community College Journalism Association spring conference at Malcolm X College, Chicago.
Ms. Miller took over the top spot at Jet in May 2011 after writing for several magazines and authoring a novel.
Her presentation will be late in the afternoon on Thursday, March 29. The two-day conference will conclude with an awards luncheon at which the winners of the 2011-2012 editorial contest will be announced.
To register for the conference, members should email John Ryan, ICCJA exec director, by March 22, firstname.lastname@example.org. You also should make reservations at the convention hotel, the Crowne Plaza, 733 W. Madison, Chicago, 312.829.5000. Reservations must be made by March 15 to get the ICCJA rate of $119.
Illinois Community College Journalism Association’s Spring Conference will be held almost two weeks early this year, convening March 29-30 at Malcolm X College in Chicago for the first time.
That means the deadline for the contest and the payment of dues to be eligible for the contest and conference will be due two weeks early as well. The deadline for all entries in the 2011 editorial contest will be Feb. 17. See below for details.
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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”
The Illinois Community College Journalism Association will hold its 25th Annual Fall Conference Sept. 22-23 at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston.
Professional journalists will lead sessions on writing, reporting, design/layout, photography, and press law, among other topics.
Registration for the conference is $30 and covers dinner Thursday, Sept. 22, and continental breakfast on Friday, Sept. 23. To register, contact Executive Director John Ryan at 217-581-7939, jmryan @eiu.edu.
Motel reservations can be made at Days Inn, 810 W. Lincoln Ave., Charleston, 217-345-7689, or at the Worthington Inn/Unique Suites, 920 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, 217-3489-8161.