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. […]

These are the categories for the 2021 Peter Lisagor Awards

January 4, 2022 admin 0

These are the categories for the 2021 Peter Lisagor awards, including dozens of new categories designed to reflect the biggest stories and coverage priorities from the past year, including new awards for reporting on COVID-19 and diversity issues. We’ve also added more online and digital categories and removed some circulation […]

Deadline for the 2021 Peter Lisagor Awards EXTENDED

January 4, 2022 Mike Ewing 0

The Chicago Headline Club is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Peter Lisagor Awards! Enter here by clicking on “Chicago Headline Club: The 45th Annual Peter Lisagor Awards.” Due to issues with the Chicago Headline Club website, we have extended the deadline to Feb. 7 and will accept additional entries […]

Now Hiring: Lisagors Coordinator

December 28, 2021 admin 0

The Chicago Headline Club is seeking a qualified journalist to help plan next year’s Peter Lisagor awards. This job offers a $2,500 stipend for work between Dec. 1 and May 31, typically about 5 hours per week. The ideal candidate will have good organization skills, a journalism background, and a […]