Lolly Bowean wins the 2019 Anne Keegan Award

May 15, 2020 Robert Elder 0

Created in 2012 to honor longtime Chicago Tribune writer Anne Keegan, this award honors journalists who write stories that capture the “dignity and spirit of the common man.” This year’s winner of the Anne Keegan Award is Lolly Bowean. Bowean is being honored for her deeply-reported and beautifully-written stories about life […]

These are the finalists for the 2019 Peter Lisagor Awards

April 10, 2020 admin 0

We received over 900 entries for the 2019 Peter Lisagor Awards, and a panel of judges from an impartial SPJ chapter outside Illinois has selected a few as the finalists. You can find a complete listing sorted by category below. Spanning all mediums including print, radio, television and digital, they represent […]

These are the 2018 Peter Lisagor Award winners

May 10, 2019 Ben Meyerson 0

The Chicago Headline Club, the largest chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, presented the winners of its 2018 Lisagor Awards at its annual banquet tonight before nearly 250 people at the Union League Club of Chicago. The awards recognize the best of Chicago journalism and are named for Peter Lisagor, […]

Finalists for the 2018 Peter Lisagor Awards — buy tickets now

March 28, 2019 Matt Kiefer 0

Here are the finalists for the 2018 Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism.  Winners will be announced May 10, 2019 at the Union League Club of Chicago. Tickets for the ceremony are now available on Eventbrite. Questions? Email awards@headlineclub.org. Congratulations to the finalists!   WATCHDOG AWARD “Betrayed,” Chicago Tribune, Staff      “Recycling in […]