Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Rotary Holiday Party and Auction December 9

This just in...

The Rotary Club of Evanston cordially invites friends and neighbors to eat, drinking and be merry at its annual holiday party and auction.

The evening will feature a live and silent auction, live music, a dinner buffet and an open bar.

"This is one of our biggest fundraisers for the Club. It provides funds for our Charitable Fund that allows us to do so much good in the community through our grants program," says Dick Peach, a key organizer of the event.

When: Thursday, December 9, starting at 6 p.m.

Where: North Shore Hotel, 1611 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL 60201

Cost: $70 prior to December 6; $75 at the door.

RSVP: Online or by calling Dick at 847-702-1423 and sending a check payable to "Rotary Club of Evanston Charitable Fund" to Rotary Club of Evanston, P.O. Box 84, Evanston, IL 60204, Attn: Holiday Party.

Oh, by the way, Joel Lerner, Genie Lemieux, Jill Brazel and I have donated portraits to the silent auction. Other generous folks have donate some neat items too.

Monday, November 22, 2010

NBC Chicago's looking for a winter intern

This in from NBC Chicago Executive Producer Kathryn Janicek...

I am looking for a winter intern for the NBC Chicago morning show.

Dream candidate:
can start in December,
is a junior or senior,
has taken a few journalism classes including TV writing,
knows the benefits of social media,
and can work early morning hours 3-4 days a week.

The winter NBC Chicago morning show intern can expect to:
shadow reporters during live shots,
learn to write TV news for a live broadcast,
use social media to help promote stories and build relationships with viewers;
and help book guests.

Please have all potential candidates email me directly at kathryn.janicek@nbcuni.com.

Journalists and journalism students can learn about more career opportunities on the Association for Women Journalists-Chicago's listserv.