Herman Kogan Media Awards


The Chicago Bar Association's Kogan Media Awards, which recognize outstanding legal affairs reporting by Chicago journalists in print, broadcast and online publications and media outlets, is now accepting submissions through March 29.  The awards honor the top stories written and reported by journalists in 2018 that explore the legal system or the work of lawyers, the judiciary, governmental agencies or civic groups.  If you cover the courts, the legal system, government, the judiciary or law firms please consider submitting your work.

The Kogan Award Competition, established in 1989, celebrates the career of Herman Kogan, whose career spanned more than 50 years and included experience as a reporter, feature and editorial writer, editor, author, historian, biographer, literary critic, radio host and television executive.

The awards will be presented on May 15, 2019. For information on the Kogan Media Awards or to make a luncheon reservation, contact Karen Highley at 312-554-2013.

2019 Submissions:

To submit an entry, click on the fillable form below and return by March 29, 2019. 

2019 Herman Kogan Awards Submission form