ChiGov features many interviews with Ben Joravsky, who has reported on Chicagoland and its governments for the Chicago Reader since 1984. Ben has also done investigative reporting for the The Chicago Reporter. He authored the bestselling book Hoop Dreams, and co-authored Race and Politics in Chicago.
Ben's awards for journalism include a first-place AltWeekly Award from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies; multiple Lisagor Awards from the Chicago Headline Club; the Studs Terkel Award from the Community Media Workshop; and a Chicago Journalist of the Year award from the Chicago Journalists Association.
Find a complete archive of our interviews with Ben by clicking on the link below.