The following IBA 2009 Silver Dome Awards presented to ABC7 include:
"Be Fit, Stay Healthy/Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois"
Best Station Self Promotion
"Your News, Your Way Campaign"
Best Use of Graphic Design
"ABC & Chicago Composite"
Best Public Affairs Program
"People, Place, Things: Lifting Future Leaders"
Best Local Newscast
"NIU Shooting- ABC 7 News at 10"
Best Live Coverage of an Event
"The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival"
Best Hard News Story
Best Locally Produced PSA
"Year End PSA"
Best Community Service Activity
"ABC7 Chicago/ Dominick's Holiday Food Drive"
Large Market Television IBA Station of the Year
The Illinois Broadcasters Association distributes the Silver Dome Awards each year to those who are the "best of the best" in the field of broadcasting.