Alumni nominated for Lisagor Awards

Update: Congratulations to the winners, announced on May 15! Winners are noted in bold below.

Congratulations to the following journalism alumni who have been nominated for 2019 Peter Lisagor Awards for their work across print, radio, television and digital media. Winners will be announced in May. The Lisagor Awards are hosted by the Chicago Headline Club, the nation’s largest chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

  • Staff of Block Club Chicago, where Stephanie Lulay Graves (BS '08) is managing editor — Best Email Newsletter, Best News Web Site, Best Neighborhood/Community News
  • Lauren Rohr (BS '15), Daily Herald (under 100,000 circulation) — Best Education Reporting, Best Feature Story or Series, and Best Sports Story
  • Marie Wilson (BS '10) and Elena Ferrarin (MS '02), Daily Herald — Best Business or Consumer Reporting, circulation less than 100,000
  • Jonathon Berlin (BS '98), Chicago Tribune — Best Graphics, Best Data Journalism, Best Use of News Video
  • Angie Leventis Lourgis (BS '03), Chicago Tribune — Best Deadline Reporting, circulation more than 100,000, Best Technology Reporting, Best Deadline Reporting online
  • Dan Wiederer (BS '98), Chicago Tribune — Best Sports Commentary, circulation more than 100,000, Best Podcast
  • Charlie Meyerson (BS '77, MS '78), Chicago Public Square — Best Continuing Blog – Independent
  • F. Amanda Tugade (BS '14), Chicago Reader — Best Arts Reporting and Criticism, Best Photography
  • Dane Placko (BS '60, advertising), Better Government Association/Fox 32 Chicago — TV, Best News Specialty/Politics/Government News
  • John Fountain (BS '87, MS '88), — Best Individual Blog Post – Independent, Best News Column or Commentary (Chicago Sun-TImes), circulation more than 100,000
  • Maggie Huynh (BS '14), WBBM-TV — TV, Best Feature News Report
  • Maria Ines Zamudio (BS '07), WBEZ — Radio, Best Reporter
  • Stephanie Kim (BS '13), WBEZ — Best Health or Science Reporting
  • Cate Cahan (MS '75), WBEZ — Best Feature Reporting, Best Health or Science Reporting, Best Business or Consumer Reporting