The Northern Illinois News Association will award a $1,000 scholarship to the high school senior who earns the John Etheredge Award for "Northern Illinois High School Journalist of the Year." The scholarship competition, recently named after longtime NINA board member and Record Newspapers Editor John Etheredge, is open to graduating high school seniors who plan… Continue reading SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY! Help NINA Find The 2023 Northern Illinois High School Journalist of The Year
By Pat Szpekowski, NINA first vice president When driving to a destination, I usually catch a casual glance of signs when entering a new community. Cities and Villages proudly post accomplishments. You've seen them, too. Tree City USA. Hebron, Home of 1952 State Basketball Champions. Carpentersville-Bradie Tennell U.S. Olympic Champion. Algonquin-Jacobs High School alumnus Evan… Continue reading A sign of champions
The Northern Illinois Newspaper Association is honoring a member of the Eastland High School Class of 2020 as Northern Illinois High School Journalist of the Year. NINA will award a $1,000 scholarship to Erin Henze of Shannon to help her continue her journalism education at the college level. Henze plans to attend DePaul University in… Continue reading Eastland’s Erin Henze Is Northern Illinois High School Journalist of the Year!
"True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written, in writing what deserves to be read, and in so living as to make the world happier and better for our living in it."
If you want to be inspired about the future of journalism, all you have to do is read this article.
Hey, high school seniors! You can be named NINA Student Journalist of the Year!
DeKALB — Regional journalists and journalism educators gathered Thursday for the Northern Illinois Newspaper Association’s annual awards banquet on the campus of Northern Illinois University. The Daily Herald won a sweepstakes award for having the most points in the daily category, and the Galena Gazette won a sweepstakes for earning the most points in the… Continue reading Daily Herald, Galena Gazette big winners in NINA contest
DON'T PANIC! (OK, WE TAKE THAT BACK. START PANICKING NOW! AND GET YOUR ENTRIES IN BY FRIDAY!)
One of the Chicago Tribune's top columnist brings her balancing act to the NINA fall awards extravaganza.
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!