2004 Lisagor Winners

2004 Lisagor Awards Winners


–Chicago Tribune, “Forensics Under the Microscope,” Flynn McRoberts, Steve Mills, Maurice Possley


–Chicago magazine, “The Lost World of Kup,” Carol Felsenthal
–Chicago Reporter and Residents’ Journal, “Deadly Moves,” Brian J. Rogol, Beauty Turner, Mary C. Johns, Alden K. Loury
–Chicago Sun-Times, “Clout on Wheels,” Tim Novak, Steve Warmbir
–Chicago Tribune, “Fade to Blue,” Paul Salopek
–Chicago Tribune, “Homicide in Chicago: Scourge of a City,” Rex W. Huppke, David Heinzmann, Staff
–Chicago Tribune, “No Child Left Behind,” Stephanie Banchero
–chicagotribune.com, “Willingham Execution,” Steve Mills, Maurice Possley, Chris Booker
–Chicago Tribune Electronic News (for CLTV), “The City’s Pastime,” John Owens, Bradley Piper
–Crain’s Chicago Business, “Medical Malpractice,” Sarah A. Klein, Bob Tita, Steven R. Strahler
–Modern Healthcare, “The Best Health Care Money Can Buy,” Cinda Becker
–The Star, “Credit Card Abuse,” Juliana Keeping
–WBBM-TV, “Ice Cream Convicts,” Dave Savini, Michele Youngerman
–WBEZ, “Chicago Matters: Our Next Generation,” Julia McEvoy, Amy Dorn, Staff
–WBEZ, “Out Here on My Own,” Linda Paul, Cate Cahan


–Chicago Tribune, “15 Chicagoans Killed in Arkansas Crash,” Karen Mellen, Virginia Groark, Staff
–chicagotribune.com, “La Salle Bank Fire,” Staff
–Post-Tribune, “Student Slasher: Seven Treated After Machete Attack,” Jim Stinson, Jon Seidel, Staff
–WBBM-AM, “LaSalle Bank Fire,” Steve Grzanich, Steve Miller, News Staff
–Windy City Times, “Losing a Son,” Cathy Seabaugh
–WLS-TV, “LaSalle Bank Fire,” Paul Meincke, Rob Johnson, Staff


–Chicago Tribune, “A Tour of Chicago’s Millennium Park,” Haeyoun Park, Phil Geib, Chris Soprych, Dino Munoz
–Chicago Tribune, “Go!” Olympics preview, Jason McKean, Steve Ravenscraft
–Crain’s Chicago Business, “100 Most Influential Women,” Karen Kellams
–Chicago Tribune, “Child Obesity: What Can We Do?”, David Syrek, Joseph Darrow
–Daily Herald, “The Path from Polska,” Mark Lesselyoung


–chicagotribune.com, “Unauthorized Loop,” Alex Garcia
–Chicago Tribune Magazine, “An American Odyssey,” Chris Walker
–Daily Herald, “The Path from Polska,” Brian Hill
–The Times, “Fatal Fire,” John J. Watkins
–WGN-TV, “Alaska: Where Winters Are Winters,” Kevin Myers


–Associated Press, “Babies for Rent,” Sharon Cohen
–Chicago Tribune, “Utica, Illinois: Wicked Winds,” Julia Keller
–Chicago Tribune Magazine, “And Now for Something Completely Different. Sort of,” Chris Jones
–CLTV, “Metromix: The TV Show,” Stephanie Kurtz
–Daily Herald, television criticism, Ted Cox
–Reflejos Bilingual Journal: “Una nueva vox in los hospitales,” Veronica Gonzalez
–Time magazine, “Between the Sexes,” Wendy Cole
–WBEZ, “Bliss,” Sylvia Ewing
–WBEZ, “Indiana War Memorial,” Jenny Lawton
–WFLD, “Asian Plastic Surgery,” Mark Saxenmeyer


–Chicago Tribune, Rick Morrissey
–Chicago Tribune Magazine, “Fighting for the Spotlight,” Michael Hirsley
–Naperville Sun, “Under Pressure – The Landscape of High School Sports,” Paul LaTour
–WBEZ, “Sox Tour,” Beth Finke, Matt Cunningham


–Business Week Online, “A Gray Streak for Hair Care Goods,” Ann Therese Palmer
–Chicago magazine, “Closing Arguments: The Dissolution of Altheimer & Gray,” Shane Tritsch
–Chicago Sun-Times, “Does Your Hospital Have Enough Nurses?”, Lori Rackl
–Chicago Tribune, “Outsourcing: Pain and Profit,” Michael Oneal
–Crain’s Chicago Business, “$2 Billion in Pensions at Boeing,” Julie Johnsson
–Hyde Park Herald, “47th Street Co-op Closes,” Jeremy Adragna
–Modern Healthcare, “Outsourcing Everything,” Michael Romano
–WBBM-AM, “Bank One-JP Morgan Chase Merger,” Kris Kridel, Sherman Kaplan, News Staff
–WGN-TV, “Identity Theft and Taxes,” Ilyce R. Glink


–Bloomberg News, columns on retirement and college funds, John Wasik
–Chicago Sun-Times, campaign columns, Lynn Sweet
–Chicago Sun-Times, public corruption editorials, Staff
–Daily Herald, editorial cartoons, T. Brian Kelly
–Hospitals & Health Networks, “Dropping Dead,” Alden Solovy
–Neighbors, “Etched in Stone,” Tina Valentino
–WBEZ, “Pulling the Trigger,” George Houde