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In 2015, members of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Chicago Chapter, had the vision to host a fundraiser that would help sponsor a scholarship for a Latino journalism student. That same year the first-ever Nuevo Comienzo took place. It was a huge success and helped put the Chicago chapter back on the map after being dormant for several years. …

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NAHJ 2018 Scholarship Check Presentation We invite fellow journalists, friends and family to join the NAHJ Chicago Chapter as we present the 2018 scholarship checks to the students on Saturday, October 6, 10 am at Mariano's- West Loop Upper Cafe (40 S. Halsted). We will have light snacks.     The National Association of Hispanic Journalists Chicago Chapter is pleased and…

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President: Carly Luque Carly is an Emmy Award-winning assignment editor for CBS 2 Chicago. She joined the station in September 2003 from WLS-TV where she worked as a desk assistant and field producer since 2000. Carly is fluent in Spanish, was born in Venezuela and studied abroad in Sevilla, Spain. She graduated with a double major in Broadcast Journalism and…

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Carly Luque for President Bio: Carly is an Emmy Award winning assignment editor for CBS 2 Chicago. She joined the station in September 2003 from WLS-TV where she worked as a desk assistant and field producer since 2000. Carly is fluent in Spanish, was born in Venezuela and studied abroad in Sevilla, Spain. Carly grew up in the south suburbs…

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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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