Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, Illinois Press Association Awards 2023

BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL – The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin won 12 awards at the Illinois Press Association’s Annual convention last week, including first place for best website and fourth place for general excellence in its division.

Nearly 100 daily and nondaily newspapers competed in 38 editorial categories.

“I’m thrilled to see the CDLB recognized for such a wide range of coverage essential to our readers, from news and analysis on the courts to personal stories that illuminate the lives of lawyers and judges in Illinois,” said Andrea Hanis, Editor of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. “We are grateful to the IPA for celebrating the important work done by community news organizations of all types.”

The Iowa Press Association judged the more than 1,400 editorial entries for work done in 2022.

“The overall concept and goal of this paper is profound,” they wrote. “Great advertising, articles and layout.”

The Michael B. Kramer Legislative Service Award, named in honor of the late Law Bulletin Media president who served as chairman of the IPA’s legislative committee, was given to former IPA President and CEO Sam Fisher. The award recognizes outstanding contributions by IPA members to promote and protect issues important to the newspaper industry.

The IPA awards presented were: