Hey, NINA Members! This February, Get Out Of The Newsroom And Into The Classroom!

By KATHY BALCAZAR - kbalcazar@shawmedia.com Newsroom employees will be making some meaningful visits to classrooms throughout Northern Illinois in February — and we're asking you to take part. We're dubbing the second stanza of 2018 "Journalist Drop-In Month." During that month, NINA is asking news editors, desk editors, photographers and reporters to drop by classrooms …

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April 14 Deadline to Enter 2017 High School Student Journalist of the Year Competition!

Calling all high school journalists in Northern Illinois! Know any high school seniors who have done outstanding work in the past year on a student newspaper, as a freelancer for a professional publication or as a contributor to a high school yearbook or literary magazine? The Northern Illinois Newspaper Association, a professional organization with member …

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Scholarship judges sought

Interested in helping to judge this year's NINA scholarship competition for graduating high-school seniors? Join us Thursday morning, April 5, at Waubonsee Community College.  For information, contact John Etheredge at the Ledger-Sentinel, 630-554-8573. UPDATE: We'll be meeting at the Northern Star office at NIU-DeKalb, not Waubonsee. Same day and time!