On Friday, the LA Press Club announced the finalists for the 53rd Southern California Journalism Awards. Details below.
COMMENTARY (for newspapers under 50,000)
*Amy Alkon, Creators.com, ‘The Advice Goddess'”
*Burbank Leader, “Burbank Leader Editorials”
*Thomas Elias, “Thomas Elias California Focus Syndicated Column”
*Bennet Kelley, Santa Monica Daily Press, “Movement to Reality-Based
*Joe Piasecki, Burbank Leader, “Olive Avenue Confidential”
IN-HOUSE OR CORPORATE PUBLICATION
*Bennet Kelley, Internet Law Center, Cyber Report
*Mary Lee, San Diego Community College District, We (With Excellence)
*Mary Lee, San Diego Community College District, 2009 SDCCD Citizens’
*Mary Lee, San Diego Community College District, 2009-2010 Annual
Report to the Community
*Dave Wagner, Juan Carlos Sanchez, and Eric Santiago, Los Angeles
Firemen’s Relief Association, Fireman‟s Grapevine
Congratulations also to Alex Ben Block who was named in the Entertainment News or Feature category for the Hollywood Reporter.
The LA Press Club will announce the awards on June 26th.
The graphic below details Kelley’s 12 nominations over the past six years. Of those, he has come in First Place twice, Second Place three times and received honorable mention once.