2009 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
JOURNALISM AWARD WINNERS
A JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
A10 ONLINE JOURNALIST
Chris Hedges, Truthdig
Judges’ Comments: Chris Hedges combines reporting, links, personal experience and magazine-style commentary to bring important new topics to light.
Second Place: Bennet Kelley, Huffington Post
Third place: Robert Scheer, Truthdig
G5 IN-HOUSE OR CORPORATE PUBLICATION
Jim Perry, Los Angeles Firefighter, “United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Local 112”
Judges’ Comments: It’s not slick or flashy, but this is a classic union publication that works hard to keep its members informed.
2nd Place: Monday Memo, Internet Law Center, Bennet Kelley.
Ted Johnson, Variety/Wilshire & Washington, “September 5th – Arrested Development and The Night at St. Paul”
Judges’ Comments: compelling story and great descriptions, affected many members of the media, a great read.
2nd Place: Pat Saperstein, Eating L.A., “Denise Hamilton Embraces Vanishing Hollywood in ‘The Last Embrace’”
Honorable Mention: Bennet Kelley, The Huffington Post, “Candy Bombers, Obama and the End of Wal-Mart Nation”