The Alhambra Palace Restaurant (1240 W. Randolph) was a multiplatform media hub when 600 industry professionals gathered for the 54th annual Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards. The event was emceed by Sun-Times columnist Richard Roeper, who was joined by honorees including WMAQ-Channel 5’s Daniella Guzman and Stefan Holt, WFLD-Channel 32’s Robin Robinson and “Windy City Live” host Ryan Chiaverini. In addition to recognizing local television excellence, organizers invested in the next generation of storytellers by awarding $20,000 in scholarships to journalism students.
The Sun-Times was the media sponsor of this event.
Story by Bianca Betancourt | Photos by Robert J. Dowey