Lolly Bowean Awarded Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award for 2019

Lolly Bowean of the Chicago Tribune received the Gene Burd Urban Journalism Award for 2019. She was honored at the annual meeting of AEJMC. Lolly Bowean, a 2017 Nieman Fellow and winner of the Studs Terkel Award, is a general assignment reporter focusing on urban affairs, youth culture, housing, minority communities and minority relations. She joins a distinguished group of journalists who have received recognition through the UCF’s Gene Burd Journalism Award. The purpose of this honor is is to reward and thereby improve the practice and study of journalism in the urban environment by recognizing high quality urban media reporting, critical analysis, and research relevant to that content and its communication about city problems, programs, policies, and public priorities in urban life and culture.