Hugh Dellios

Senior Communications Officer
Portrait of Hugh Dellios

Hugh Dellios specializes in storytelling, editorial operations and media strategy for Joyce’s communications team. He also manages the Foundation’s Journalism grants portfolio.

Dellios previously worked as an editor and correspondent at the Chicago Tribune, as the Chicago-based news editor for the Associated Press, and as a deputy national editor at NPR. For the Tribune, he lived in Jerusalem, Johannesburg, Mexico City and Los Angeles, traveling extensively to chronicle conflict and peace, poverty and development, cultural divides and migration.

Prior to joining Joyce, Dellios was editor of the award-winning Crain’s Forum, a mission-driven, monthly journalism project exploring issues and solutions critical to Chicago and its region, including gun violence, job creation, equitable education, and water management. He also operated his own media company, focused on storytelling and project management for foundations and others.

Dellios has a degree in history from Lawrence University and has taught global reporting at DePaul University. He is a native of Waukesha, Wisconsin.