We will be celebrating the careers and accomplishments of:

We will also induct posthumously:

WHAT IS SILVER CIRCLE?

The Silver Circle Award was established to recognize and honor outstanding individuals who have devoted 25 years or more to the television industry and who have either made significant contributions to local broadcasting, or who have spent the formative years of their career in the chapter region. Nominees in academic, administrative, creative, journalistic, performing or technical roles within the television industry are eligible.
To suggest a Silver Circle nominee, click here.

2024

Honors presentation

HELD ON FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2024

THE WCIU BROADCAST oF THE PROGRAM WILL
AIR ON SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2024 at 4 pm
Watch the taped broadcast of the 2024 Chicago Silver Circle Honors
program on WCIU, the U, on Sunday, June 2nd at 4 pm. The U is available
over-the-air on 26.2/48.1, as well as on Comcast 230, Astound TV 35,
Dish 48, AT&T U-Verse 24, Mediacom 109, and YouTube TV.
The Silver Circle Honors Dinner was held on Friday, May 3, 2024 at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, 163 E. Walton, Chicago. The honorees were: Diana Maldonado, Steven Novak, Cindy Patrasso, John Quiñones, Dean Reynolds, and Mark Suppelsa. We also inducted two television greats who left us far too soon: Bob Kennedy and Frank Reynolds. The High School Student Award Presentation will take place at the beginning of dinner at 6:30 pm.

EVENT SCHEDULE
Cocktails – 5:30 pm (cash bar)
Dinner and Student Awards – 6:30 pm
Award Ceremony – 7:45 pm
Purchase tickets

Prices increase $30 after Thursday, April 25th.​

For individual tickets purchased, seating will be arranged in tables of 10 or 12. If requested, individuals can be seated together even if tickets are purchased separately. When you purchase tickets, there will be online questions about your seating preferences. We will make all effort to seat individual ticket holders together according to their preferences.

ADVERTISE IN THE PROGRAM BOOK​

FULL PAGE AD
7.5 x 10"
HALF PAGE AD
7.5 x 4.75"
QUARTER PAGE AD
3.5 x 4.75"
Deadline: Thursday, April 25, 2025
The Silver Circle program book will be printed 8.5" x 11".
- Files should be at least 300dpi.
- Ads can be in color or grayscale. If color, CMYK is preferred.
congratulations message
Congratulation messages are just text.

Example:
"To Jim Smith.
Congratulations on this honor!
We love you. Susan, Fred, and Holly"
Purchase
(approx. 40 words)
(approx. 20 words)
QUESTIONS?
TEL: 312-218-8058
rcowing@emmyonline.tv
Need to pay by check? SEND AD PAYMENT TO:
Attn: Rebekah Cowing
Chicago/Midwest TV Academy Chapter
c/o Columbia College, Communication Dept.,
33 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Ste. 535,
Chicago, IL 60605
Please email ads and congratulations messages to:
rcowing@emmyonline.tv

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CHICAGO SILVER CIRCLE

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CHICAGO SILVER CIRCLE

Silver Circle NOMINATION FORMS

CHICAGO NOMINATION FORM

Nomination Forms are due September 1st for the following year.

wisconsin NOMINATION FORM

Nomination Forms are due July 1st for the following year.

NOMINATION FORM

Years of employment in Chicago television: