"It’s impossible to thank all who helped make my career such a joy. I never had a day when I woke up in the morning and dreaded going to work. Each day was truly a new adventure."
A few weeks back, Jason Akst asked fellow journalists what skills they think young journalists are likely to need in the not-so-distant future. Here's what a few had to say.
Here are five writing books every journalist ought to own. Got one to add to the list? Let us know in the comments field!
BY TAMMIE SLOUP, NINA PRESIDENT — Some new faces will help lead the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association this year.
BY ROGER RUTHHART, EDITOR OF THE DISPATCH-ARGUS, NINA BOARD MEMBER — Whether he means to or not (probably not), Donald Trump is inspiring a new generation of journalists and online subscribers.
BY TAMMIE SLOUP, NINA PRESIDENT — This year's board is off and running and there are some exciting things (five, in fact) in store for NINA members this year!
BY DAN CAMPANA — A three-day work trip to New Orleans meant picking up a couple of souvenirs. My wife collects Starbucks “You Are Here” mugs, my son got Mardi Gras beads. What did I get for myself?
It stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, it’s directed by Steven Spielberg and the original score is by John Williams. "The Post" has got to be the best journalism movie ever, right?
BY TAMMIE SLOUP, NINA PRESIDENT Arriving straight to your email, the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association is starting 2018 with our first e-newsletter. The premiere issue will be sent at 6 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 11. If you'd like to receive it, click this link and sign up now! From training workshops to perspectives from journalists, Northern …
By PHIL JURIK Some co-workers enter Tribune Tower through a back entrance by the loading docks because it's closer to their parking lots. I walk the extra steps and climb the stairs to Michigan Avenue because I never tire of the grandeur of the front entrance or of the quotes, etched in marble high on the walls, …