Awards Review Board (2014 – 2015)


  • Cornelia Grumman, Director of Education at Robert R. McCormick Foundation (formerly of The Chicago Tribune) 


  • Stephanie Banchero, Senior Program Officer for the Education Program at The Joyce Foundation (formerly of The Wall Street Journal)
  • Kent Fischer, Media Relations Director and Policy Adviser at Bates College (formerly of The Dallas Morning News)
  • Louise Kiernan, Associate Professor at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University (formerly of The Chicago Tribune)
  • Scott Widmeyer, Founder and Managing Partner of Widmeyer Communications – A Finn Partners Company