Luminaries from Chicago's television, advertising and filmmaking communities filled the ballroom at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel for the 49th
Documentary filmmaker Steve James (
The inaugural Chicago Legend Award was presented to veteran television journalist Walter Jacobson. He was introduced by his former co-anchor
Jeanne Sparrow, co-host of WCIU's "You & Me This Morning," emceed the awards ceremony that also presented Konrad Zielinski, Poland's vice consul of culture and media, with a silver Hugo for "Entangled," a social/political documentary. Burrell Communications Group received the Audience Choice Award for its McDonald's spot "All American," and a silver Hugo was awarded to ad agency mcgarrybowen for its moving Disney commercial "I Am a Princess."
Freelance writer Candace Jordan is involved with many local organizations, including some whose events she covers
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