NABJ President Dorothy Tucker Delivers Speech, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at Chicago Headline Club
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NABJ President Dorothy Tucker accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award from Chicago Headline Club Friday. Watch below as she delivers a pep talk to her younger self on the importance of not quitting during her speech.
Tucker is a native of Chicago and has been a reporter for CBS-2 Chicago since 1984. She is a reporter on the station’s 2 Investigative team. In 2021, she won two regional Edward R. Murrow awards and was part of the news team that won a national Murrow for overall excellence.
Tucker has won several local Emmys, including Outstanding Achievement for News Gathering for a 2021 investigation that exposed how the state moratorium on evictions was leaving some landlords homeless. Tucker has been a reporter since 1979 and has worked for various television stations, including KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh and KWGN-TV in Denver. She graduated with honors from Northwestern University with a B.S. in Communications and is a former board member of the Northwestern Alumni Association.