BRUCE MILES

Bruce Miles is the beat writer covering the Chicago Cubs for the Daily Herald. He has been in that role since 1998 and has covered Major League Baseball since 1989. Miles began his career with the Daily Herald as a freelancer in 1981, covering high school sports, including basketball, football, baseball, swimming and gymnastics. He joined the sports copy desk full time in 1988 and worked at editing stories, laying out pages and putting out the sports section each night. Miles covered the Chicago Bears in 1997. He also has covered the Chicago Wolves hockey team and has assisted on coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks. He covered the historic 1991 NHL All-Star Game at Chicago Stadium and also covered the White Sox's postseason run to the World Series Championship in 2005. A native of Chicago, Miles is a graduate of Schaumburg High School and of Loyola University Chicago, where he earned a B.A. in Communication Arts. He was won awards from the Associated Press. In 2014, he was named the Illinois Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. Miles is a longtime member of the Baseball Writers' Association of America and, as such, votes yearly for members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Presenter: 2015