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CHC Foundation names 2024 Les Brownlee Scholarship recipient: Patience Hurston from Columbia College Chicago

April 29, 2024 CHC-Foundation 0

Columbia College Chicago Junior Patience Hurston is the recipient of the 2024 Les Brownlee Memorial Scholarship–a $5,000 annual grant given to a Chicago-and-Illinois-area journalism student in honor of Les Brownlee. Hurston is finishing their Junior year at Columbia College Chicago and was just named Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Chronicle, where they will transition this summer from their role as Copy Chief into the senior leadership job. A proud native Chicagoan who grew up on the South Side and in the South suburbs, they will graduate next year with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism (Magazine & Feature Writing) as part of the Class of 2025.

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Applications Open for $5K Journalism Scholarship

January 30, 2024 CHC-Foundation 0

The Chicago Headline Club and the Chicago Headline Club Foundation are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the prestigious Les Brownlee Memorial Scholarship. This annual award, established in honor of the late Chicago journalist Les Brownlee, grants $5,000 to an exceptional undergraduate journalism student in Illinois. Brownlee, […]