Photo Editor Mark Busch earns two first-place prizes for photojournalism in 2021 from state newspaper contest

The Daily Chronicle earned 20 awards, including two first-place awards for Photo Editor Mark Busch, from the Illinois Press Association for work completed in 2021.

The Daily Chronicle was among 12 Shaw Local News Network publications that earned a combined 73 awards from the IPA for 2021 reporting and photojournalism, according to an announcement Friday.