And the winners are…
(We will add more pictures as soon as we receive them from the photographers)
And the winners are…
(We will add more pictures as soon as we receive them from the photographers)
More about the SoCal Awards:
Contact Diana for any requests. Here are the honorees:
Michael Bloomberg and Matthew Winkler – The President’s Award For Impact on Media, presented by Eli Broad.
Ann Curry, NBC – The Joseph M. Quinn Award For Journalistic Excellence and Distinction, introduced by Colleen Williams
Maria Shriver and The Shriver Report – The Public Service Award For Journalistic Contributions to Civic Life, introduced by Lisa Ling
Khaled Abu Toameh, Jerusalem Post – For Courage and Integrity in Journalism, presented by Judea Pearl
The Awards Gala is emceed by actor Charles Shaughnessy and comic Christina Pazsitzky will entertain.
4.30 pm – Red Carpet
HOLLYWOOD June 11, 2014: The Los Angeles Press Club is pleased to announce the formation of an Advisory Board of prominent individuals from business, government and media. These distinguished leaders in their respective fields will lend their expertise and time to the Club’s continuous effort to support, promote and defend quality journalism in Southern California.
“The LA Press Club does an excellent job of connecting members with each other and sponsoring public events, so it made perfect sense to enhance our program with an Advisory Board of non-journalists,” said Press Club president Robert Kovacik of NBC4. “I am thrilled that so many respected men and women with such a wide range of expertise and experience have agreed to share their wisdom with us. We are fortunate to have these new partners to help us in pursuit of our mission and we deeply appreciate their willingness to participate.”
The Advisory Board will be formally introduced on June 29th at the 2014 Southern California Journalism Awards gala at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Press Club Advisory Board
¨ Eli Broad – Founder, The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
¨ Rick J. Caruso – Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Caruso Affiliated
¨ Madeline Di Nonno – Chief Executive Officer, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
¨ David W. Fleming – Counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP
¨ Sherry Lansing – CEO, The Sherry Lansing Foundation
¨ George E. Moss – Chairman, Moss Group
¨ Constance L. Rice – Co-Director, Advancement Project
¨ Hon. Richard J. Riordan – former Mayor of Los Angeles
¨ Ramona Ripston – former Executive Director, ACLU of Southern California
¨ Hon. Bill Rosendahl – former Councilmember, City of Los Angeles
¨ Angelica Salas – Director, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
¨ Gary L. Toebben – President & CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
¨ Matt Toledo – Publisher, Los Angeles Business Journal
¨ Stuart Waldman – President, Valley Industry & Commerce Association
The Los Angeles Press Club, founded more than a century ago, exists to support, promote, and defend quality journalism in Southern California. Our task is to encourage journalists by involving the public in recognizing such journalism, together in belief that a free press is crucial to a free society. Finally, the Los Angeles Press Club provides a place for journalists to gather, network, and learn from one another, especially through the sponsorship of events. The LA Press Club is the only organization in Southern California that speaks for all journalists–newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and the Internet.
The Press Club has recently been offered an opportunity to buy back the original bronze sign from when the press club was incorporated in 1947. Among the Founding Fathers on the plaque are Cecile B de Mille, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and other heavyweight from the time.
Platinum Gift, $1,000, includes a special thank you in the 56th SoCal Journalism Awards Program book and two tickets to the press club dinner on June 29.
Gold Gift, $500, gets a special thank you in the program book and one ticket to the Awards Gala June 29
Silver Gift, $100, gets a special thank you in the program book and a vintage pin from the 1960′s Press Club
Bronze Gift, “Give what you can,” gets a thank you in the program book for the 56th SoCal Journalism Awards Gala
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The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to present Maria Shriver and The Shriver Report with its Public Service Award for Journalistic Contributions to Civic Life at the Club’s annual gala on June 29.
Shriver receives the award for her expert use of her journalistic skill and experience to help make the world a better place. A journalist for more than three decades, Shriver has used her journalistic voice to inspire and inform since 2009 to produce the groundbreaking and award-winning series of Shriver Reports chronicling and exploring the seismic shifts in American culture and society affecting women today. The most recent, “A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back From the Brink,” received over a billion media impressions after reporting for the first time that one in three women in America is living in poverty or teetering on its brink. The report received the Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice’s 2014 Justice Award. She also produced the 2014 HBO documentary, “Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert,” which follows one of those many women living “on the brink,” and was released to rave reviews. More.
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