September 2, 2005

Recipients of 11th annual
California Journalism Awards announced


The Center for California Studies at Sacramento State and the Sacramento Press Club have announced the winners of the 11 th annual California Journalism Awards. They will be presented at a luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at the Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J Street in Sacramento.

The awards recognize outstanding reporting on California public affairs and politics. Judging is by a panel of California journalists.

This year's award ceremony will feature a keynote address by Mandalit del Barco, a reporter on National Public Radio's national desk. She has covered issues such as bilingual education, immigration, Latino politics, race relations and world music. Del Barco has also produced documentaries on Latino hip hop music, the "home girls" of Los Angeles, the life of Frida Kahlo, Puerto Rican "casitas," which are small structures on vacant lots constructed by gardeners and used as community spaces, and other Latino-oriented topics.

Recipients of this year's awards are:

The cost of the luncheon is $25 for single tickets and $15 for students with valid identification. Reservations must be made by Wednesday, Sept. 7. For more information, contact the Center for California Studies at (916) 278-6906. Additional media assistance is available from the Sacramento State public affairs office at (916) 278-6156.


California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 •