July 20, 2007

Deadlines announced for area journalism awards

Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies and the Sacramento Press Club will sponsor the 13th annual California Journalism Awards and the Katharine M. MacDonald Award at noon, Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Sterling Hotel in Sacramento.

The awards were established in 1994 to recognize excellence in reporting on California state government and politics.

The California Journalism Awards will be presented for radio and television reporting and for print journalism in two categories – daily coverage and enterprise reporting. Award winners will receive $500.

The Katherine M. Macdonald Award will be given to a student journalist, and the winner will receive $300.

Entries must have been published or broadcast in California between Jan.1, 2006 and Dec. 31, 2006.

Entries for the California Journalism Award must be postmarked by Monday, Aug. 13. Katherine M. Macdonald Award entries must be postmarked by Monday, Sept. 10. Submit entries to: California Journalism Awards; Center for California Studies; California State University, Sacramento; 6000 J Street; Sacramento, Calif., 95819-6081.

A brochure detailing the awards, eligibility requirements and restrictions is available at here.

For more information about the awards or the luncheon contact Shanna
Everts at the Center for California Studies at (916) 278-5086, or at severts@csus.edu.

For media assistance, contact the Sacramento State Public Affairs office at (916) 278-6156.