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Nic Cha Kim

A native Angeleno, Nic Cha Kim has lived in East L.A., Westlake, and the San Gabriel Valley, but will always consider Downtown L.A. his home base. A three-time Emmy winning reporter, Nic is the 2018 “Television Journalist of the Year” by the L.A. Press Club. Past accolades also include six Golden Mikes, a National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Award, and SoCal Journalism Award. Passionate about covering artist communities, Nic once owned his own digital and video art gallery and is the founder of Gallery Row, a creative district in the…

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RTNA condemns San Francisco Police Department Raids on Journalist’s Home

The Radio and Television News Association of Southern California issued a statement condemning the raid on San Francisco Freelance Journalist Brian Carmody’s home and the offices of North Bay News by the San Francisco Police Department. The SFPD conducted its raid after Carmody refused to identify a source who leaked to him an internal police report regarding the death of Public Defender Jeff Adachi. The Los Angeles Press Club stands in solidarity with RTNA and wholeheartedly endorse its position on the impropriety of SFPD’s tactics in this leak investigation. Reporters should…

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Creators of “Surviving R. Kelly” to Receive the LA Press Club’s President’s Award

The creative team behind the Lifetime Network documentary series “Surviving R. Kelly” has been named the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2019 Presidents Awardee for Impact on Media. “The Surviving R. Kelly team has done what every journalist aspires to do: tell a compelling story that prompts change and that also speaks to a broader issue which needs to be addressed. Their documentary is the very definition of work we want to recognize with our President’s Award for Impact on Media,” said Press Club President Chris Palmeri, Bureau Chief at Bloomberg…

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Scott Feinberg

Scott Feinberg is one of Hollywood’s most widely read and trusted awards experts. He has served as the awards columnist for The Hollywood Reporter since 2011, covering all things Oscars, Emmys and Tonys on his award-winning blog “The Race,” and interviewing top contenders for those awards on his award-winning podcast “Awards Chatter.” He previously wrote for the Los Angeles Times.

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We’re Growing! ABC’s George Pennacchio and Variety’s Malina Saval Join LAPC Board

We’re happy to announce our Board of Directors has grown! George Pennacchio is the entertainment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News and also hosts the stations Oscars specials. During his broadcasting career, George has won three Emmy Awards for his work. He has also been honored with The Press Award by The Publicists Guild of America for his coverage of the entertainment industry. He’s only one of four journalists who have received The Critics’ Critic Award from The Broadcast Film Critics Association, North America’s largest critics group. Read his bio here.…

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George Pennacchio

George Pennacchio is the entertainment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News and also hosts the stations Oscars specials. He joined ABC7 in 1996. During his broadcasting career, George has won three Emmy Awards for his work. He has also been honored with The Press Award by The Publicists Guild of America for his coverage of the entertainment industry. He’s only one of four journalists who have received The Critics’ Critic Award from The Broadcast Film Critics Association, North America’s largest critics group. While on assignment in South Africa in 2007 to…

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