AWJ Members: We Invite You to Join One of our Committees!

Any AWJ member can volunteer to help with any event or committee any time during the year. We’ve included a list below of committees open to volunteers. Feel free to reach out to the chairs for more information. We’d love to hear from you!

Programming — oversees AWJ events like the annual meeting, summer picnic, panel discussions and trainings for established journalists. We need members to help us scout great AWJ event spaces, survey members on program ideas and score engaging panelists for our programs. Contact Alison Bowen bowen.alison@gmail.com

Scholarships — administers AWJ scholarship offerings, networks with college journalism professors and departments in the Chicago area. Scholarship committee members serve as judges for the scholarship competition. It's a chance to review the work of young journalists and help them take the next steps in their careers. Contact Anne Johnsos annejohnsos@gmail.com

Website/Communications — updates AWJ’s website and manages social media and communications about events and programs. Looking for members who can post regularly on our social media outlets and listserv about news and events of interest to our members. Committee members write and post wrap-up articles of our events and special articles (such as our AWJ Member Spotlight feature) to put on our website. 

 

We hope you will consider joining one of these lovely committees to get more involved in the Chicago Journalism Community. 

Now more than ever, journalism matters and we hope you’ll continue to support AWJ with your membership, your presence and talents, and with your social media networks.

http://twitter.com/awj_chicago

https://www.facebook.com/AWJchicago

 

 

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News & Events

  • Chicago Women's Journalism Hall of Fame, presented by Association for Women Journalists Chicago 
  • Click here to read Chicago Magazine's article "With #MoreThanMean, Julie DiCaro and Sarah Spain Take On the Harassment of Female Journalists."
  • AWJ's 'Where We Stand' survey (pdf)

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