Send us your vintage photos

We are looking for interesting photos of newspaper life from the past 50 years, for a presentation during NINA's Fall Conference on Oct. 18. Does your publication have anything that would make a good addition? If so, pick 1-3 of your best photos and email them, in JPG format, by Oct. 1 Oct. 5 (deadline… Continue reading Send us your vintage photos

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Fall Conference features watchdog, nostalgia, awards

NINA’s 50th anniversary celebration features lots of nostalgia, a respected government watchdog and our annual awards presentation – including a special journalism prize worth $1,000 to the winner. The Fall Conference will be held Thursday evening, Oct. 18, at the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center in DeKalb. The keynote speaker is Andy Shaw, longtime Chicago… Continue reading Fall Conference features watchdog, nostalgia, awards


NINA future: Your ideas wanted

As we draw closer to NINA’s Fall Conference and celebration of its 50th anniversary, work still is being done to keep NINA relevant for another 50 years. You might recall that in this space earlier this year I announced that a task force was going to tackle an examination of our organization. Task force members… Continue reading NINA future: Your ideas wanted


Board minutes, 9-7-12

NINA Board minutes 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 Northern Star Office, NIU-DeKalb Present: (12) Larry Lough, Marc Colosimo, Jim Killam, Jim Slonoff, Sharon Boehlefeld, Kathy Gresey, Roger Ruthhart, Jason Schaumburg, Penny Wiegert, Jason Akst, Dirk Johnson, Wally Haas Guests: Shelley Hendricks, Patrick Boylan Absent (6): Randy Swikle, John Etheredge, John Puterbaugh, Lonny Cain, Jeff… Continue reading Board minutes, 9-7-12