Class of 2023
Fred Mitchell
Media Award

With a distinguished career spanning decades, Fred Mitchell has been a driving force in sports journalism, leaving an indelible mark on the Chicago sports scene. As a Chicago Tribune sports writer, his insightful reporting, engaging columns, and captivating storytelling have kept fans informed and entertained.

Covering a wide range of sports, Mitchell’s writing has captured the highs and lows of Chicago’s athletic endeavors, making him a trusted source for sports enthusiasts. His dedication to journalistic integrity and balanced coverage has earned him respect from athletes, coaches, and readers alike.

Throughout his tenure with the Tribune, Mitchell’s unique perspectives and in-depth analysis have provided readers with a deeper understanding of the sports they love. His unwavering commitment to the craft has earned him numerous accolades, including the prestigious Ring Lardner Award.

The Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame proudly honors Fred Mitchell with the Media Award, recognizing his exceptional contributions to sports journalism. As a beloved figure in Chicago’s media landscape, Fred Mitchell’s legacy continues to inspire and enrich the sports community in the city he has served with passion and dedication.

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