Writing at the intersection of motherhood, feminism and my Latinidad

03 October 2008

Event:: Where Women Stand in Chicago Newsrooms

Viva la Feminista will not in in attendance as I have a mommy event to attend in the burbs. If you do attend and want to write it up, just let me know. Sounds amazing!
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Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts & Media

Columbia College Chicago

and

Association for Women Journalists-Chicago

are pleased to co-present

Where Women Stand in Chicago Newsrooms

Wednesday, October 15
6:00pm

Ferguson Lecture Hall
600 S. Michigan Avenue
First Floor

The Association for Women Journalists-Chicago (AWJ-Chicago) and the Institute join in bringing four prominent Chicago women journalists together to discuss the results of a new study, "Where Women Stand: A Survey of Newsroom Staff in the Chicago Region."

The study, released by AWJ-Chicago and completed in partnership with Bradley University, was administered via online questionnaire and takes a hard look at Chicago-area women journalists' salaries, place in the newsroom, job satisfaction, and more.

AWJ-Chicago is dedicated to supporting women in journalism and promoting fair and accurate treatment of women by the media.

SPEAKERS:

Linda Yu
News Anchor, ABC 7 News

Lynn Norment
Managing editor, Ebony magazine

Hanke Gratteau
Former Managing Editor for News, Chicago Tribune

Sally Eisele
Managing Editor, Chicago Public Radio

Moderated by:
Cheryl Corley
Midwest reporter and host, National Public Radio

Co-presented by: Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media, Columbia College Chicago, and Association for Women Journalists-Chicago (AWJ-Chicago).

Supported by: Chicago Foundation for Women and Chicago Tribune Foundation.

1 comments:

If I can get out of work in time, I'll be there. No promises, but this sounds like its right up my alley.

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