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Ismael Perez — President Laura Rodriguez Presa — Vice President Jose Baltierra — Treasurer Richie Requena — Secretary

2023 NAHJ Chicago scholarship

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists Chicago Chapter is excited to announce that we are offering a $5,000 scholarship/stipend for a Latino student. This NAHJ scholarship is 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 from Illinois as well as students attending four-year colleges and universities in Illinois…

NAHJ Chicago's 2023 fundraising event

Come and socialize while helping NAHJ Chicago raise money for scholarships! NAHJ Chicago's Primavera Social is happening Thursday, April 13, 2023, at 6:30 PM at Moe's Cantina, River North, 155 W. Kinzie Street. GET TICKETS HERE: bit.ly/3xVzoGL Entry: $40 pre-sale, $50 at the door. The ticket includes one drink, appetizers and one raffle ticket. If you have any questions, please…

Carly Luque - PresidentCarly first got involved with NAHJ in 2015. During that time, she was instrumental in organizing and executing WBBM-TV’s involvement with the NAHJ Job Fair. During her term as Vice President of NAHJ Chicago, she chaired both the Job Fair and Scholarship Committees. During the 2016-2017 year, the chapter raised enough money to give three students $2,000…

The Chicago chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists has selected its 2022 recipient. Vanessa Lopez is a bilingual journalist at Depaul University. Her experience, writing samples and passion to grow as a reporter make her the type of journalist any newsroom would be lucky to have. Vanessa will be awarded $6,000 to help fund her college career, and…

2023 NAHJ Chicago scholarship

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists Chicago Chapter is excited to announce that we are offering a $6,000 scholarship/stipend for a Latino student. This NAHJ scholarship is 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 from Illinois as well as students attending four-year colleges and universities in Illinois…

That ballot is now open for the 2022-2023 NAHJ Chicago Chapter Board Election. These are the candidates for each position: Eligible voters should have received a link to vote on Thursday, June 23. Only Regular, Academic and Lifetime members in good standing can vote. To vote, your dues must have been paid by June 15, 2022. Anyone not in good…

NAHJ member Virginia Matos has been promoted to executive producer of ABC 7 Chicago's 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekday newscasts. She is the first Latina to hold that position at the station.Matos, who was most recently the producer of the 4:30 p.m. newscast, started her career at the station as an intern for Janet Davies "I've spent half of…

The NAHJ Chicago chapter has elected its new board for 2021. Carly Luque, an assignment manager at Fox 32 Chicago, will lead the board as president for another term. Marissa Parra, a reporter at CBS 2 Chicago, was elected as vice president. Paulina Wysocka, an on-air KISS-FM personality, will continue with her role as treasurer. And Diana Gutierrez, a morning…

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