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Call for entries in California Journalism Awards contest


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The Center for California Studies and the Sacramento Press Club are seeking entries for the 19th Annual California Journalism Awards. The “Food for Thought: Envisioning California Conference and California Journalism Event” will be held Friday, October 11.

Topic specifically relating to California food issues and trends will be judged. These may include, but not limited to: farm-to-fork/farm-to-school, agriculture labor issues and immigration, genetic modification, organic produce and access to nutritional foods.

Contest categories are: print journalism, blog reporting, radio, television, and photo journalism. A cash prize of $500 accompanies each award. A student journalist will be honored with the Katherine M. Macdonald Student Award, worth $300.

Entries may be a single story, program or as many five stories or programs that reflect the entrant’s body or work.

Deadline for submitting entries is August 2. Entries must have been published or broadcast in California between July 2012 and July 2013.

For more information, visit or contact the Center for California Studies at (916) 278-6906.

For media assistance, contract Sacramento State’s Public Affairs office at (916) 278-6156.

--Alan Miller