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Luncheon to honor eight journalists

05-11-2011


Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies and the Sacramento Press Club are proud to announce this year’s winners of the 17th annual Journalism Awards. Here are the award recipients in each category:

The John Jacobs Award for print special feature/enterprise reporting: Laura Mahoney, BNA Daily Tax Report, “Campaign Contributions and The State Board of Equalization” (five-part series)

The John Jacobs Award for print daily coverage: Judy Lin, Associated Press; “AP - Selling California” (eight-part series)

For excellence in radio reporting: John Myers, KQE, “Compilation – John Myers: 2010 Radio”

For excellence in television reporting: Kelly Peterson, KVIE, “A Crisis in Caring: California School Nurse Shortage”

For excellence in blog reporting: Torey Van Oot, The Sacramento Bee,  “Capitol Alert: www.capitolalert.com”

The Katharine M. Macdonald Award for excellence in student journalism: Megan Baier, California Health Report,  “Every Woman Counts Closure”

Sacramento State’s Center for California Studies and the Sacramento Press Club will sponsor the 17th annual California Journalism Awards luncheon, 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Thursday, May 19, at the Capitol Plaza, during which the winners will be honored.

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