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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 […]

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The Peter Lisagor Awards — May 2

April 25, 2014 admin 0

The 37th Annual Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism May 2 Master of Ceremonies:  Andy Shaw, Better Government Association  Union League Club of Chicago at 65 W. Jackson Blvd. Cocktails: 5:30 p.m. Dinner and awards presentation: 7 p.m. Parking is $10 in garage adjacent to the ULC Congratulations to our […]

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Congrats to our Lisagor Finalists!

March 19, 2014 admin 0

ALL MEDIA: MULTIMEDIA COLLABORATION (AM1)
David Bernstein, Chicago Magazine and Better Government Association, “Lawmakers Gone Wild” 
 
Chris Fusco and Monifa Thomas, Chicago Sun-Times and Tony Arnold of WBEZ, “DCFS’s Faces of Failure” 
 
Daily Herald, Reboot Illinois, “Pension Forum”   
 
 
ALL MEDIA: EDITORIAL CARTOON (AM2)
Jack Higgins, Chicago Sun-Times, “A sampling of editorial cartoons by Jack…

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Save the Date: Lisagor Awards

March 17, 2014 0

The 37th Annual Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism will be held Friday, May 2rd. 
The Chicago Headline Club will announce the winners of the coveted Watchdog Award and the Anne Keegan Award at the dinner. 
37th ANNUAL PETER LISAGOR AWARDS
Union League Club of Chicago at 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Cocktails: 5:30…

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Stan Zoller: Students need to understand, use FOIA

September 8, 2013 0

One of the interesting things about starting a school year is to find out why students are taking “J-1” Introduction to Journalism.  The answers, to no surprise, run the gamut.
“Because my friend did.”
“Because my parents made me.”
“Because I like to write.”
“Because I’m interested in journalism.”
Bravo. However, whether a student…

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Congratulations to our Lisagor winners!

May 3, 2013 0

 
Chicago Headline Club Announces Lisagor Award Winners 
 
CHICAGO, May 3, 2013 The Chicago Headline Club, the largest Society of Professional Journalists chapter in the country, today announced the winners of its 2012 Lisagor Awards at its annual awards dinner tonight before more than 350 people at the Union League Club…

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Ebert & us

April 5, 2013 0

The Chicago Headline Club joins all others
in mourning the loss of Roger Ebert. 

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(Roger Ebert accepts the Chicago Headline Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 from Felicia Middlebrooks, left, with Chaz Ebert at his side.)

 
Bernard Judge, chairman of the…