The 2017 Peter Lisagor Awards are now open!

December 4, 2017 Ben Meyerson 0

The Chicago Headline Club is now accepting nominations for 2017 Peter Lisagor Awards! Reports must have been published or aired between Jan. 1, 2017, and Dec. 31, 2017. Entries must be the original work of journalists in Illinois or who work for news media based in the state or northwest Indiana. All […]

And the Peter Lisagor Award winners are…

May 12, 2017 Ben Meyerson 0

The Chicago Headline Club, one of the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapters in the country, presented the winners of its 2016 Lisagor Awards at its annual awards dinner tonight before nearly 300 people at the Union League Club of Chicago. The awards recognize the best of Chicago journalism and […]

These are your 2017 Peter Lisagor Award finalists

April 6, 2017 Ben Meyerson 0

The Chicago Headline Club is proud to announce the finalists for the 40th annual Peter Lisagor Awards — a hotly competitive contest that drew a near-record 871 entries this year. The dinner and awards ceremony will be held Friday, May 12, at the Union League Club of Chicago. Tickets are now on […]

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Congratulations to the winners!

May 6, 2016 admin 0

  CHICAGO, May 6, 2016 – The Chicago Headline Club, one of the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapters in the country, presented the winners of its 2015 Lisagor Awards at its annual awards dinner tonight before more than 300 people at the Union League Club of Chicago. The awards […]

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And the Lisagor finalists are…

April 12, 2016 admin 0

Congratulations to the 2015 Lisagor Finalists! And don’t forget: you have until Thursday, April 28 to buy your tickets to the awards dinner! Buy your tickets online.

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And the Lifetime Achievement Winners are…

March 24, 2016 admin 0

The Chicago Headline Club, one of the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapters in the country, is pleased to announce the winners of its Lifetime Achievement Awards for 2015. The honors go to veteran journalists Jon Hilkevitch, Linda Lenz and Harry Porterfield, who will be honored for their extraordinary work in Chicago journalism […]

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Congratulations to our Lisagor Winners!

May 9, 2015 admin 0

Chicago Headline Club Announces Lisagor Award Winners CHICAGO, May 8, 2015 – The Chicago Headline Club, the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapter in the country, presented the winners of its 2014 Lisagor Awards at its annual awards dinner tonight before more than 300 people at the Union League Club […]

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And the Peter Lisagor Award nominees are…

March 26, 2015 Ben Meyerson 0

The wait is over: Here are the nominees for the 38th Annual Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism. Presented by the Chicago Headline Club, the awards honor the best work done by Chicago-area journalists in 2014. The Chicago Headline Club will announce the winners of these categories, as well as […]

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Call for Lisagor entries — New Jan. 12 deadline

November 22, 2014 Administrator 0

It’s time to submit your entries for the 38th Annual Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism. Entries are due by Jan. 12. Finalists will be named in mid-March, and winners will be announced May 8 at the Union League Club of Chicago. Enter here: http://betternewspapercontest.com/open_contestants/login Category information can be found in […]

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Congratulations to our 2013 Lisagor winners!

May 3, 2014 admin 0

The Chicago Headline Club presented the winners of its 2013 Lisagor Awards at its annual awards dinner tonight before more than 350 people at the Union League Club of Chicago.  The awards recognize the best of Chicago journalism and are named for Peter Lisagor, the Chicago Daily News’ Washington bureau […]