Awards Finalists and Tickets SoCal 2004

Friday, April 16, 2004 2:17 PM

FINALISTS

Journalist of the Year

Print (Over 100,000 circulation) Reporter, Columnist or Editor
John Daniszewski, Los Angeles Times

Print (Under 100,000 circulation) Reporter, Columnist or Editor
David Houston, Los Angeles Daily Journal
John Ryan, Los Angeles Daily Journal
Norma Zager, Beverly Hills Courier

Television Anchor or Reporter
Dave Bryan, KCBS/KCAL
Ana Garcia, KNBC

Radio Anchor or Reporter
Gail Eichenthal, KNX
Kitty Felde, KPCC-FM
Warren Olney, KCRW-FM
Larry Mantle, KPCC-FM
Lance Orozco, KCLU-FM

Sports Anchor or Reporter, Print or Broadcast
Alan Abrahamson, Los Angeles Times
Steve Grad, KNX

Photo Journalist or Designer, Print or Online
Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times
Brian Vander Brug, Los Angeles Times

Daily/Weekly Newspapers (Over 100,000 circulation)

Hard News
Los Angeles Times, Southern California Wildfires
Los Angeles Times, Car Plows Through Farmer¹s Market

News Feature
Scott Gold, Los Angeles Times
Michael Kaplan, LA Weekly
Robert Lee Hotz, Los Angeles Times
Steve Schmidt, San Diego Union-Tribune
Barry Siegel, Los Angeles Times

Investigative/Series
Jeffrey Anderson, LA Weekly
Troy Anderson and Michael Gougis, Los Angeles Daily News
Nancy Cleeland, Abigail Goldman, Evelyn Iritani and Tyler Marshall, Los Angeles Times
Chuck Neubauer, Richard T. Cooper and Judy Pasternak, Los Angeles Times
David Willman, Los Angeles Times

Business
Dana Calvo, Los Angeles Times
Nancy Cleeland, Abigail Goldman, Evelyn Iritani and Tyler Marshall, Los Angeles Times
Lisa Girion, Los Angeles Times

Signed Commentary
Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times
Tim Rutten, Los Angeles Times
Robert Scheer, Los Angeles Times
Jill Stewart, Daily News of Los Angeles
Chris Weinkopf, Daily News of Los Angeles

Columnist
Amy Alkon, the Advice Goddess (syndicated)
Mariel Garza, Daily News of Los Angeles
Erin Aubry Kaplan, LA Weekly
Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times
Dan Neil, Los Angeles Times

Editorials
Editorial Staff, Daily News of Los Angeles
Robert A. Kittle, San Diego Union-Tribune
Andrew Malcolm, Los Angeles Times
Alex Raksin, Los Angeles Times
Bill Stall, Los Angeles Times

Entertainment Reviews/Criticism/Column
Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times
Nicolai Ouroussoff, Los Angeles Times
John Powers, LA Weekly
Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times
Glenn Whipp, Daily News of Los Angeles

Entertainment News or Feature
Paul Brownfield, Los Angeles Times
David Chute, LA Weekly
Scott Gold, Los Angeles Times
Doug Harvey, LA Weekly
Steven Leigh Morris, LA Weekly

Sport News or Feature
Alan Abrahamson, Los Angeles Times
Chris Dufresne, Los Angeles Times
Billy Witz, Daily News of Los Angeles

Special Section News or Features
LA Weekly staff
Robert Lee Hotz, Los Angeles Times
Jill Leovy, Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times Staff

Headline
Jim Coleman, Los Angeles Times
Dan Donovan, Los Angeles Times

Design And Layout
Bill Gaspard, Los Angeles Times
Raoul Randa and Brady McDonald
Staff of Los Angeles Times
Staff of Los Angeles Times

Daily/Weekly Newspapers (Under 100,000 circulation)

Hard News
Larry Altman, Daily Breeze
Amanda Bronstad, Los Angeles Business Journal
Dani Dodge, Ventura County Star
Rooney Tanaka, Diana L. Roemer, Marianne Love, Michelle Rester, Andrew Blazier and Ruby Gonzales, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

News Feature
Sandy Cohen, Daily Breeze
Dani Dodge, Ventura County Star
Tracy Manzer, Press-Telegram
Wendy Thomas Russell, Press-Telegram
John Ryan, Los Angeles Daily Journal
T.J. Sullivan, Ventura County Star
Claude Walbert, Los Angeles Daily Journal

Investigative/Series
Howard Fine and Laurence Darmiento, Los Angeles Business Journal
Jason Gewirtz, Press-Telegram
Julie Gruenbaum Fax, the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles
David Houston and Anne LaJeunesse, Los Angeles Daily Journal
Norma Zager, Beverly Hills Courier

Business
David Greenberg, Los Angeles Business Journal
Don Jergler and Felix Sanchez, Press-Telegram
Staff, Los Angeles Business Journal

Signed Commentary
Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate
Kevin Chavez, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Thomas Elias, Southern California Focus
Joel Kotkin, the Jewish Journal
Mark Lacter, Los Angeles Business Journal

Columnist
Amy Alkon, Syndicated Columnist
Tim Grobaty, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Tom Hennesy, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Bob Keisser, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Amy Klein, the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Linda D. Renaud, Palisadian Post

Editorials
Linda Beckam, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Linda Beckman, Whittier Daily News
Rob Eshman, the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
John Pope, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Steve Scauzillo, Pasadena Star-News

Entertainment Reviews/Criticism/Column
Corey Levitan, Daily Breeze
Linda Renaud, Palisadian Post

Entertainment News or Feature
Rishawn Biddle and Michael Thuresson, Los Angeles Business Journal
Natalie Nichols, Los Angeles City Beat/Valley Beat

Sport News or Feature
Cole Coonce, CityBeat
Bob Keisser, Press Telegram
Ray Nelson, Gabriel Valley Tribune

Special Section News or Features
Dani Dodge, Ventura County Star
Tim Grobaty, Press-Telegram
Tim Grobaty and Felix Sanchez, Press-Telegram
Press-Telegram Staff

Headline
Stephen Carr, Press-Telegram
Linda Renaud, Bill Bruns and Tom Hofer Palisadian Post

Design And Layout
Geoffrey Bilau, San Gabriel Valley Newspapers
Tom Gapen, Press-Telegram
Carvin Knowles, the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Newsroom staff, Los Angeles Business Journal

Art/Photography (Print – Newspaper/magazine/wire service)

News Photo
Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times
Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times

Feature Photo
Brian Vander Brug, Los Angeles Times
Stephen Carr, Press-Telegram
Stephen Georges, Press-Telegram
Genaro Molina, Los Angeles Times

Sports Photo
Jeff Gritchen, Press-Telegram
Allen Schaben, Los Angeles Times
Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times
Wally Skalij, Los Angeles Times
Wally Skalij, Los Angeles Times

Editorial Cartoon
Stephen P. Breen, the San Diego Union Tribune
Patrick O¹Conner, Daily News of Los Angeles
Michael Ramirez, Los Angeles Times
Michael Ramirez, Los Angeles Times
Dick Wallmeyer, Press-Telegram
Photo Essay (single topic)
Brian Vander Brug, Los Angeles Times
Stephen Carr, Press-Telegram
Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times
Hans Gutknecht, Daily News of Los Angeles
Genaro Molina, Los Angeles Times

Television

Regularly Scheduled Newscast (35 minutes or less)
CBS2 News Team, News at 11
Channel 4 News Team, 11 p.m., KNBC
Jeff Schultz, Rich Garcia, Lauren Sanchez Maria Quiban and the Kcop NewsTeam, Upn 13 News
Jeff Wald, Rich Goldner, Pam Chen, Emmett Miller, Sharon Tay, Marcia Brandwynne, KTLA First Edition

Regularly Schedule Newscast (over 35 minutes)
John Beard, Christine Devine, Rick Garcia, Lori Moraida, Mark Thompson and the Kttv
News Team, Fox 11 News at 10
Jeff Wald, Marcia Brandwynne, Richard Goldner, Chris Falin, Carlos Amezua and Sharon Tay, KTLA
KCAL 9 News Team
Channel 4 News Team, KNBC

Breaking News Report
John Beard, Christina Gonzales, Barbara Schroeder and the KTTV News Team
Channel 4 News Team, KNBC
Ron Fleury, Pat Healy and Martin Procter, KNBC, Channel 4 News, KNBC

Features News
Chris Blatchford, Roberto Prado, Ken Moore, Steve Thorpe, KTTV
Ana Garcia, KNBC
Marley Klaus, Angela Shelley, Deborah Clark, Michael Bluecher, Ken Day, California Connected
Yolanda Lopez De Otero, KMEX
Antonio Valverde, KMEX

Investigative/Business/Series
Ana Garcia, KNBC
Marley Klaus, California Connected
Randy Paige, KCBS

Sports News
Rod Cohen, KTTV
Leila Feinstein and Josh Abelson, KTLA

Entertainment News
Mindy Burbano and J.D. Cargill, KTLA
Jane Yamamoto and Kevin Scalir, KTTV

Talk/Public Affairs/Documentaries
Dunia Elvir, KSFV Channel 26
Christina Gonzales, KC Schillhalm and Julio Duran, KTTV
Marley Klaus, Deborah Clark, Suzanne Gladstone and Julieann Pavesi, California Connected
Meg McDonald and Brent Seltzer, City TV Channel 16
Gerri Shaffel, Tony Ruiz, Julio Duran and Christine Devine, KTTV

Radio

Newscast (over 15 minutes)
KCSN News Staff, KCSN-FM
Dave Zorn and the KNX news staff, KNX

Newscast (under 15 minutes)
No entries

Breaking News
Jennifer Ferro, Warren Olney, Ki Sung, Francis Anderton, Gisele Regatao, Karen Radziner, Illeana Justus and Kyle McKinnon, KCRW
KNX News Team
Lance Orozco, KCLU-FM
Megan Reyes, KNX

Feature
Eric Roy, KCRW
Eric Roy, KCRW
Ilsa Setziol and Anthea Raymond, KPCC
Michelle Trudeau, Peggy Mears and Jane Greenhalgh, NPR
Michelle Trudeau and Peggy Mears, NPR

Investigative/Business/Series
Keith S. Goldstein, KCSN-FM
Kari Moran, KNX
Rachael Myrow, Anthea Raymond, Kitty Felde, Larry Mantle, Christal Smith,
Julia Posey, Aimee Machado, Linda Othenin-Girard, Jackie Oclaray, Polly A. Sveda and Chumi Paul, KPCC
Warren Olney, Frances Anderton, Karen Radziner and Sharon Rembaum, KCRW

Entertainment Reporting/Criticism
Gail Eichenthal and Chris Stanley, KNX
Lance Orozco, KCLU-FM
John Rabe, KPCC

Sports News
Steve Grad, KNX
Steve Julian, KPCC
Warren Olney, Ki Sung, Frances Anderton, Karen Radziner, Jacob Conrad,
Sharon Rembaum and Kyle McKinnon, KCRW
Warren Olney, Peter Ginsberg, Karen Radziner, Frances Anderton, Jacob Conrad, Ki Sung, Sharon Rembaum an Kyle McKinnon, KCRW

Use of Sound
Bob Carlson and Ruth Seymour, KCRW
John Rabe, KPCC
Ilsa Setziol and Anthea Raymond, KPCC

Talk/Public Affairs/Documentaries
Frances Anderton, Bob Carlson, Ray Guarna and Ruth Seymour, KCRW
Kitty Felde, Christal Smith, Julia Posey and Aimee Machado, KPCC
John North, KNX
Warren Olney, Jennifer Ferro, Ki Sung, Frances Anderton, Gisele Regatao,
Karen Radziner, Illeana Justus and Kyle McKinnon, KCRW
Anthea Raymond and Frank Stoltze, KPCC

News Bureau
Warren Olney, Gisele Regatao, Karen Radziner, Frances Anderton and Sharon Rembaum, KCRW
Warren Olney, Karen Radziner, Jacob Conrad, Ki Sung, Frances Anderton,
Sharon Rembaum and Kyle McKinnon, KCRW-FM

Magazines

Magazine News Article/Investigative Report
Vince Beiser, Los Angeles Times Magazine
Eron Ben-Yehuda, Los Angeles Daily Journal
Eric Longabardi, Telemedia News Productions
Karen Ocamb, In Los Angeles Maazine
David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times Magazine

Magazine Feature/Column/Commentary
Ronald Bailey, Reason Magazine
Champ Clark, Michael Fleeman and Frank Swertlow, People Magazine
Harlan Ellison, VLife
Maureen Harrington, People Magazine
Christopher Lisotta, Frontiers Newsmagazine

In House or Corporate Publication
Jim Perry, the Los Angeles Firefighter
Among Ourselves, Los Angeles Times

Design And Layout
Nelson Anderson, Michael Kellner and Jeff Siedlik, V Life
Nan Oshin and Roger Gurbani, Los Angeles Times Magazine
Nan Oshin, Roger Gurbani and Carol Wakano, Los Angeles Times
Nan Oshin and Roger Gurbani, Los Angeles Times Magazine

News Bureaus And Correspondents

Wire Service/Daily or Weekly Newspaper Bureau
Ron Arias, Vickie Bane, Johnny Dodd, John Hannah, Lyndon Stambler and Frank Swertlow, People Magazine
David Evans, Bloomberg News
Susan Karlin and Gordon Clapp, New York Post
Terri Vermeulen Keith, City News Service

Monthly Publication Bureau (non-daily or weekly cycle)
Susan Karlin, IEEE¹s Spectrum

Online/New Media – Single News Story, Features or Series
Staff of the Los Angeles Times
Staff of the Los Angeles Times

Online Column/Commentary/Criticism
Ronald Bailey, ReasonOnline
Nick Gillespie, Reason staff
James Hames, Variety.com
Rip Rense, Freelance
Matt Welch, ReasonOnline

International Journalism

Hard News
David Willis, BBC

News Feature
Helena Groll and Paul Levy, Swedish Broadcasting Corporation – SR
Claudia Laffranchi, Swiss Broadcasting Corporation – TSI
Michael O¹Sullivan, Voice of America
David Willis, BBC

Entertainment News or Feature
Susanne Brunner, Swiss National Public Radio
Andrew Gumbel, The Independent
Claudine Mulard, Le Monde
Michael O¹Sullivan, Voice of America
Tom Tugend, Jerusalem Post

Columnist
Diana Ljungaeus, Resumé

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