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“It’s been three of the most rewarding years of my professional career,” says Natalie Martinez of her time spent on the NAHJ Chicago board.   Martinez is taking a temporary break to focus on the birth of her daughter who is due this June. Martinez came on board as Vice President in 2015.  Two years ago, she was voted in…

We are so proud of all the #NAHJChi members who won a #LisagorAward last night! Here’s @sebastian_hwc’s for Best Photography with @city_bureau! PC: @lenifaye/ Twitter. #LatinosAtTheLisagorAwards

The Chicago Headline Club presented the winners of their 2017 Lisagor Awards this Friday, May 11 at the Union League Club of Chicago. Nearly 300 journalists from the area came together to applaud and recognize the best of Chicago journalism. The awards are named for Peter Lisagor, who was the Chicago Daily News’ Washington chief from 1959 to 1976. The…

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The NAHJ Chicago Chapter is holding its 2018/2019 board elections. Consider taking your membership one step further by running for President, Vice President, Treasurer or Secretary. Keep in mind, our board members take their roles seriously. This is a “working board” that strives to accomplish having #MoreLatinosInNews. Plan to meet at least once a month. Each year, the chapter focuses…

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The National Association of Hispanic Journalists Chicago Chapter is excited to announce that we are offering 3 separate $2000 scholarships/stipends for Latino students. NAHJ scholarship opportunities are open to college-bound high school seniors, college undergraduates and graduate students pursuing careers in English or Spanish-language print, broadcast, digital or photojournalism. Students attending four-year colleges and universities in Illinois are eligible to…

Diana Gutierrez, morning reporter for WCIU-The Jam.

South Bend became Diana Gutiérrez’s home shortly after graduating from DePaul University when she became ABC 57- WBND’s general assignment multimedia journalist in 2016. For almost two years, Gutierrez presented visually rich and objective news pieces that gave a voice to Elkhart County’s diverse community. And now, Gutiérrez, a bilingual journalist, announced her homecoming by becoming WCIU-The Jam’s newest morning…

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It's time to get those writing samples ready or tighten up your news reel. For the past two years young professionals and journalism students have had the opportunity to meet with news directors, editors and human resource reps from various Chicago news outlets. This year, NAHJ Chicago is excited to join forces with the Chicago chapter of the National Association…

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Below are our upcoming events and meetings. We invite our members and all the journalists to participate, network and help us support #MoreLatinosInNews. March 24 at 10 AM open meeting Location: 777 W. Chicago Ave. April 6-8 SPJ conference April 8 at 10 AM phone meeting April 14 CNN Deep Dive workshop Time and location TBD April 28 at 10-2…

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The National Association of Hispanic Journalists Chicago Chapter invites all professional journalists in the Chicago area to join CNN for a one-day workshop on Saturday, April 14. The CNN Deep Dive is a unique opportunity for journalists to engage with and learn from some of the best news executives and decision makers in the industry. The full-day, small group workshop…

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Despite spending various years working in broadcasting news in different stations across the country, then moving into the business side of the industry by becoming an accountant for ABC 7 Chicago, Will Barroso, a member of National Association of Hispanic Journalist Chicago chapter, decided to make a switch in his career and along with some of his high school friends,…

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Marvin Gomez, a recent graduate from Lewis University and member of the National Association Hispanic Journalist Chicago chapter left Entravision WVEN-TV Univision in Orlando to join AccuWeather’s Global Headquarters as a bilingual weather broadcaster this year. Soon after graduating, Gomez joined Univision Orlando as an MMJ. Gomez was in charge of their coverage of hurricane season, including Hurricane Irma, Maria,…

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