The Chicago Headline Club is proud to announce its 2023 FOIA Fest Boot Camp Fellows.
Nominations for the Chicago Headline Club’s Watchdog Award, which honors enterprising journalism that defends and protects everyday folks, are now open! Past winners of the award and cash prize exposed decades of sexual abuse complaints by lifeguards in Chicago, identified a pattern of misuse of seclusion in Illinois public schools, and used […]
The Chicago Headline Club and the Chicago Headline Club Foundation are accepting applications for two $5,000 grants to support internship programs at not-for-profit media organizations.
FOIA Fest 2023 planning is underway! Our annual public records conference returns as a hybrid one-day learning event. Learn more.
The Chicago Headline Club is now accepting applications for its 2023 FOIA Fest Boot Camp. Apply today!
Nominations for the 46th Annual Peter Lisagor Awards, which recognize Chicago’s best journalism from across the media spectrum, open on Jan. 1, 2023. Entries needed to be submitted by the final deadline of Feb. 14. There will be no entries accepted after Feb. 14. Additional information about how to apply and […]
The Chicago Headline Club and the Chicago Headline Club Foundation announced today (June 6) that Injustice Watch and AirGo are recipients of the 2022 Intern Grant awards. The Chicago Headline Club Foundation annually awards two $5,000 grants to fund internships at non-for-profit media organizations. The funds are designated to support […]
The Chicago Headline Club and the Chicago Headline Club Foundation announced Thursday (June 2) that University of Chicago Junior Yiwen Lu is the recipient of the Les Brownlee Memorial Scholarship–a $5,000 annual grant given to a Chicago-area journalism student in honor of Les Brownlee.
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 […]
“Dean of the City Hall Pressroom” Bill Cameron became WMAQ’s permanent City Hall beat reporter in 1970, where during the next 51 years he covered nine Chicago mayors, nine Illinois governors, and ten U.S. presidents. During that same time, he saw more than 100 high-ranking city, county, and state officials […]