Longtime BCR Sports Editor Kevin Hieronymus was recognized with three awards in the 2020 Illinois Press Association Contest, including two firsts.
Hieronymus received first place awards for Best Sports Section for Division A and Best Sports Column for non-dailys. He has won both awards multiple times. This was the first time for Best Sports Column for non-dailys.
Hieronymus also received fourth-place for Sports News Story for his story entitled, “A toast of Champaign” talking to local basketball coach on the IHSA boys state basketball tournament returning to Champaign.
The IPA announced its contest winners Friday. All winners including, general excellence and sweepstakes, will be announced Friday, May 7, during the IPA Best of the Press Awards which will be held during the IPA/IPF Virtual Convention.
Source: The Daily Chronicle