Leading by Example and Making the World a Better Place Too

Leading by Example and Making the World a Better Place Too Journalist and Former California First Lady Maria Shriver receives the Los Angeles Press Club’s Public Service Award   BY ALEX BEN BLOCK Although Maria Shriver already had a distinguished career in journalism, her life changed in 2003 when she woke up to find herself First Lady of California. Determined not to let her role be simply symbolic, she created pioneering programs and initiatives to help the working poor, military families and the disabled, and to champion women. She inherited…

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Giving a Voice to Those Who Have None

Giving a Voice to Those Who Have None Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Ann Curry Has Made a Career Out of Being Fair and Giving the World a Chance to Care   BY TED JOHNSON PHOTOS COURTESY OF NBC NEWS Ann Curry’s recent NBC News project, the digital documentary “Twitter Diplomacy,” was notable not only for the way it explored social media’s role in easing tensions between the U.S. and Iran, but in the behind-the-scenes access she and her team were granted on both sides of the negotiations. Curry, the recipient…

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Winners 2014 – 56th SoCal Journalist Awards

Sunday, June 29, 2014 12:00 AM And the winners are… 56thSoCal_Winners Click Here to see more pictures from SoCal Journalism Awards (We will add more pictures as soon as we receive them from the photographers) More about the SoCal Awards: http://www.laobserved.com/archive/2014/06/press_club_awards_honor_m.php http://www.mediabistro.com/tvnewser/ann-curry-honored-with-lifetime-achievement-award-from-la-press-club_b230509 Variety Wins More Awards Than All News Outlets at LA Press Club Event http://www.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/truthdig_named_best_website_at_la_press_club_awards_20140630 http://www.sfvbj.com/news/2014/jun/30/business-journal-wins-l-press-club-awards/ L.A. Press Club Honors Streetsblog Los Angeles as Best News Blog in L.A. http://www.laweekly.com/informer/2014/06/30/gene-maddaus-named-la-press-club-journalist-of-the-year-again http://www.goldenglobes.com/awards-season/hfpa-journalists-shine-social-awards-24916

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