Congratulations to In Print member Lolita Ditzler! Her interview of poet Jan Bosman for In Print Radio won first place in the 2014 Mate E. Palmer Communication Contest sponsored by the Illinois Woman’s Press Association (IWPA). The IWPA is believed to be the oldest organization of women writers. It was founded in 1885 and is the founding mother organization of the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) which started in 1937.
The Mate E. Palmer awards began in 1941 and every year honors communications in a wide range of categories: print, electronic media, books, photography, advertising and public relations. Winners of the competition go on to compete for national recognition in the National Federation of Press Women’s Professional Communications Contest.
Lolita’s interview received an honorable mention in the NFPW 2014 Communication Contest. Lolita is a freelance writer and a long-time member of the IWPA. She is working on a memoir and continues to interview subjects for In Print Radio.
Click below to listen to a podcast of Episode 12 of In Print Radio featuring Lolita Ditzler’s interview with poet Jan Bosman.