Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Receive the LA Press Club’s President’s Award

CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been named the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2021 Presidents Awardee for Impact on Media. “During the pandemic, it was crucial that journalists provide information that would help the public understand the crisis,” said Lisa Richwine, president of the Los Angeles Press Club. “Audiences turned to Dr. Gupta for his expertise and ability to explain the science behind a complex and rapidly evolving story that touched every corner of the world.” Dr. Sanjay Gupta is the multiple Emmy®-award-winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. Gupta, a practicing…

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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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LA Times’ Kimi Yoshino to Receive the LA Press Club’s President’s Award

Los Angeles Times Business Editor Kimi Yoshino has been named the Los Angeles Press Club’s 2018 Presidents Awardee for Impact on Media. Kimi represents the best of what we as journalists strive to do every day. She tackles tough stories, whether it be corrupt officials in the city of Bell or municipal tax breaks for the richest entertainment company in the world. She has inspired her team to write an open letter in her defense to their boss. That’s why we’re so happy to have her accept this award,” said…

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