These are the winners of the 2021 Peter Lisagor Awards

May 7, 2022 Mike Ewing 0

The Chicago Headline Club, the nation’s largest chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, presented the 45th annual Peter Lisagor Awards at a reception on May 6. The club also recognized its two newest lifetime achievement award winners – Bill Cameron and Dahleen Glanton – and many past presidents from […]

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FOIA Fest 2022 session videos

April 17, 2022 Tiyen Simmons 0

Couldn’t make it to FOIA Fest 2022 or looking for a refresher? These recorded sessions will take you from the very beginning of the process to exploring specific issues faced by journalists and others using FOIA in their work. FOIA Fest Keynote: Marina Walker Guevara In this FOIA Fest keynote […]

2021 Watchdog Award finalists announced

April 8, 2022 Amanda Vinicky 0

The Chicago Headline Club, thanks to the generous support of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, each is pleased to offer a cash prize for enterprising journalism that defends and protects everyday folks. The prize for work completed in 2021 will be presented at the Lisagor Awards banquet May 6, 2022. […]

Apply here: 2022 FOIAFest Boot Camp

December 20, 2021 Administrator 0

The Chicago Headline Club is now accepting applications for its 2022 FOIAFest Boot Camp, the two-week training program launched last year and integrated into the annual FOIAFest conference. The Boot Camp is intended to support the work of early career journalists of color in Chicago and will partner reporters who […]

These are the winners of the 2020 Peter Lisagor Awards

May 14, 2021 admin 0

Here are the winners of the 2020 Peter Lisagor Awards, representing some of the best journalism made across the Chicago region over the past year in more than 100 categories, including newspapers, magazines, television, radio and digital media. Entries were judged by an impartial SPJ chapter outside Illinois. Thank you […]