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!

Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts & Media

Columbia College Chicago


Association for Women Journalists-Chicago

are pleased to co-present

Where Women Stand in Chicago Newsrooms

Wednesday, October 15

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.


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.


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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