Posted: February 21, 2000
The Center for California Studies at California State University, Sacramento has announced the winners of its sixth annual California Journalism Awards. They are:
Print special features/enterprise reporting: Erin Hallissy and Kenneth Howe of the San Francisco Chronicle, for their series on the state's failure to serve warrants; and Mark Gladstone and James Rainey of the Los Angeles Times for their series on California's juvenile prisons.
Print daily coverage: Dion Nissenbaum of the Riverside Press-Enterprise, for a series on county governments' criminal background checks.
Radio special features/enterprise reporting: Scott Shafer of San Francisco's KQED "The California Report" for overall excellence.
Radio daily coverage: Suzanne Marmion of Capital Public Radio in Sacramento for overall excellence; and Scott Shafer of San Francisco's KQED "The California Report" for overall excellence.
Television special feature/enterprise reporting: San Francisco's KRON for a series on health maintenance organizations.
Television daily coverage: Randy Shandobil of San Francisco's KTVU for overall excellence.
Katharine M. Macdonald Award for Student Journalism: David Robert Hunn of the Daily Collegian at CSU Fresno, for a series on college remediation.
The California Journalism Awards recognize outstanding reporting on California public affairs and politics. Judging is done by a panel of California journalists.
The awards will be presented at a 7 p.m. banquet on Thursday, Feb. 24 in the CSUS University Union, an event which wraps up the daylong California Journalism Conference.
Marcia McQuern, editor and publisher of the Riverside Press-Enterprise will present the keynote address at the banquet. Other prominent journalists will take part in two panel sessions that begin at 3:30 p.m. in the University Union.
The two panels are free and open to the public. The banquet is $25, and those wishing to register for that event should call the Center for California Studies at (916) 278-6906 by Monday, Feb. 21.
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