Past Awards

2023 Community Media Awards

Click here to watch the playback of our 28th Annual Community Media Awards, which took place on Thursday, May 11.

  • Melissa Sanchez, Investigative Reporter, ProPublica
  • Tiffany Walden, Cofounder and Editor-in-Chief, The TRiiBE
  • Carlos Ballesteros, Investigative Reporter, Injustice Watch
  • Jodi Cohen, Investigative Reporter, ProPublica

The winner of the 2023 Uplifting Voices Award is:

  • Jamie Nesbitt Golden, Reporter, Block Club Chicago

The winner of the 2023 Ripple Effect Award is:

  • Craig Dellimore, Host, WBBM

Thanks again to our 2023 Community Media Award sponsors, Northeastern Illinois University and Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media and Integrated Marketing Communications, and our media partners CANT TV and Chicago Journalists Association. Please watch the CAN TV broadcast and share!