59th SoCal Journalism Awards Winners Announced

A. JOURNALISTS OF THE YEAR A1. PRINT, over 50,000 circulation Danielle Berrin, The Jewish Journal http://bit.ly/2nUpDFE, http://bit.ly/2nTODwU, http://bit.ly/2mQF5DZ Judges’ comment: Danielle Berrin’s range of incisive commentary and reporting, such as connecting her personal experience of a sexual assault with such crimes universally, portraying family squabbles surrounding the health decline of media mogul Sumner Redstone, or profiling an anti-poverty activist, earns her a well-deserved Journalist of the Year Award. 2nd Fred Dickey, San Diego Union-Tribune 3rd Hillel Aron, L.A. Weekly A2. PRINT under 50,000 circulation Daina Beth Solomon, Los Angeles Business…

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Shawn “JAY Z” Carter and Harvey Weinstein to Receive the L.A. Press Club’s Inaugural Truthteller Award

Shawn “JAY Z” Carter and Harvey Weinstein to Receive the L.A. Press Club’s Inaugural Truthteller Award The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to announce that Shawn “JAY Z” Carter and Harvey Weinstein are the co-winners of its inaugural Truthteller Award for contributions to the Public Discourse and Cultural Enlightenment of our Society.   Mr. Carter and Mr. Weinstein, in addition to their respective bodies of work, receive the award for their Spike-TV documentary-series “Time: The Kalief Browder Story,” which aired earlier this year to critical praise. The show brought…

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59th SoCal Journalism Awards Finalists Announced

59th SoCal Journalism Awards Finalists A. JOURNALISTS OF THE YEAR A1. PRINT JOURNALIST, over 50,000 circulation *Hillel Aron, L.A. Weekly *Gary Baum, The Hollywood Reporter *Danielle Berrin, The Jewish Journal *Fred Dickey, San Diego Union-Tribune A2. PRINT JOURNALIST, under 50,000 circulation *Brian Hews, Los Cerritos Community News *Brent Lang, Variety *Henry Meier, Los Angeles Business Journal *Jon Regardie, Los Angeles Downtown News *Daina Beth Solomon, Los Angeles Business Journal A3. TELEVISION JOURNALIST *Mike Amor, 7 Network Australia *Kimberly Cheng, KTLA 5 News *Jim Epstein, Reason *Ernesto Torres, KNBC TV4 *Antonio…

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Dodger’s Legendary Broadcaster Jaime Jarrin to Receive the LA Press Club’s Public Service Award

Dodger’s Legendary Broadcaster Jaime Jarrin to Receive the LA Press Club’s Public Service Award Dodger’s Spanish voice Jaime Jarrin has been named 2017’s Los Angeles Press Club Bill Rosendahl Public Service Awardee for Contributions to Civic Life   Baseball Hall of Famer Jarrin has served as the Dodger’s Spanish language announcer since 1959. With the retirement of his mentor and friend Vin Scully, Jarrin is currently the dean of major league announcers. Jarrin, originally from Ecuador, has been instrumental in building the Dodger’s popularity among the Latino Community. The Public…

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NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell to Receive the L.A. Press Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award

NBC NEWS’ Andrea Mitchell to Receive the LA Press Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award NBC News’ veteran chief foreign affairs correspondent and host of MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports Andrea Mitchell has been named the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2017 Joseph M. Quinn Awardee for Lifetime Achievement.   “Andrea Mitchell’s career can be summed up in a single word: tenacity. Since the 1970’s she has been undaunted in her pursuit of journalistic truth. Most fittingly her 2005 book is titled Talking Back…To Presidents, Dictators and Assorted Scoundrels. We are honored that she…

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CNN’s Jake Tapper to Receive the Presidents Award

CNN’s Jake Tapper to Receive the Presidents Award CNN’s anchor and chief Washington correspondent Jake Tapper has been named the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2017 Presidents Awardee for Impact on Media. Tapper is the host of The Lead with Jake Tapper and State of the Union.   “During a divisive election, Jake Tapper was willing to take on politicians from both sides of the aisle. His effective interview style cuts to the core. He is willing to ask the tough questions, listen carefully and then follow up with precisely the…

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Daniel Berehulak is the 2017 Press Club Daniel Pearl Awardee

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer Daniel Berehulak is the 2017 Press Club Daniel Pearl Awardee Australian photojournalist Daniel Berehulak is the winner of the 2017 Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism.   He has covered history-shaping events in over 60 countries and won a Pulitzer for his coverage of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. His recent gut wrenching and courageous reports for the New York Times from the Philippines makes him an obvious choice for this award. “Daniel Berehulak’s photojournalism brings together the visual impact of a newsworthy…

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