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AWJ Annual Meeting with Guest Speaker WTTW's Elizabeth Brackett

AWJ-Chicago's Annual Meeting will be held on Friday, February 18, at Columbia College’s Film Row Cinema. Our keynote speech, "The Joy and Travails of Journalism," will be given by Elizabeth Brackett, correspondent and substitute host for WTTW11’s flagship nightly public affairs program “Chicago Tonight” and author of the 2009 book Pay to Play: How Rod Blagojevich Turned Political Corruption into a National Sideshow.

The evening begins at 6:30 PM with a reception and hors d’oeuvres. The annual meeting starts at 7:00 PM with a welcome and election of board members. Brackett’s address follows.

Admission is free to AWJ members whose 2011 dues are paid and Columbia faculty and students; admission is $20 for non-members. For $15, non-member students from schools other than Columbia can get admission to the meeting and a one-year membership. Dues are $50 for regular members, $15 for students, and $65 for associates. Consider joining now or at the meeting.

Please RSVP by 9:00PM on February 13. Register at

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