Superintendent Eric Witherspoon told the District 202 Board of Education Monday night that the district will have to do "some layoffs" due to financial challenges from the coronavirus pandemic. Witherspoon
Jeff Hirsh joined the Evanston Now reporting team in June 2020 after a 40-year award-winning career as a broadcast journalist.
Hirsh retired in 2019 from WKRC-TV in Cincinnati, Ohio, and moved to Evanston.
He has won more than 40 local, regional and national awards for excellence in reporting, including 26 regional Emmy Awards.
Hirsh is also a three-time winner of the Sigma Delta Chi Award from the national Society of Professional Journalists, once for the Best Documentary in the U.S., and twice for the Best Investigative Reporting.
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