For Chicagoans, no journalist has done more than Cheryl Corley to capture the wrenching social justice issues that erupted into a global firestorm and catalyst for change last year. As an NPR national correspondent based in the city for more than two decades, she made herself an expert on issues […]
Greg Kot is synonymous with Chicago music. His voice, his insights and his critical ear are among the reasons that this author, music critic and “Sound Opinions” co-host is one of two recipients of the Chicago Headline Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award this year. Kot is the head of editorial at the […]
Clarence Waldron has been named the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chicago Headline Club’s 2020 Peter Lisagor Awards. Often called “the dean of arts and entertainment journalists,” Waldron has enjoyed a distinguished career in journalism for more than 35 years, including a 29-year tenure as senior writer and senior editor of Jet Magazine.
Jim DeRogatis has been named the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chicago Headline Club’s 2020 Peter Lisagor Awards. Together with Greg Kot, the former rock critic at The Chicago Tribune, he co-hosts Sound Opinions, heard weekly on 125 public radio stations nationwide. “Great reporters are as rare as […]