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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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Emmy Award–Winning Journalist and member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalist, Carolina Sarassa, Father Manuel Dorantes, and community organizer Erendira Rendon will lead a conversation of how community members can get civically engaged to create change in their neighborhoods. The conversation, presented by Univision Chicago and The Chicago Community Trust, will be all in Spanish and it will focus on…

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On September 16, 2017, partnered to offer local students interested in journalism and video production with an opportunity to provide coverage of the race being held at the Chicagoland Speedway.  Among those students were Alma Garcia and Uriel Caballero of City Colleges and Laura Zornosa or Northwestern University.  These students were lucky enough to be course side all day long,…

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PRESIDENT Natalie Martinez: Natalie joined NBC Chicago as a general assignment reporter in January 2001. With nearly two decades of reporting and anchoring, she came to NBC Chicago from WXXA-TV, the Fox station in Albany, N.Y. Natalie is very active and recognized in the Latino community and a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, for which she was…

NAHJ Chicago Chapter 2017 scholarship check presentations

On September 30, 2017, NAHJ Chicago proudly presented four college students with scholarships that will be applied toward the Fall tuition.  These students include, Andrea Salcedofrom Columbia College, Emmanuel Camarillo from DePaul University, Brian Muñoz from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and Eddie Garcia from Northern Illinois University.  We were graciously joined by family and friends, as well as some of our most…

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