journalists honored at event
outstanding political and public affairs journalists will be honored
at the ninth annual California Journalism Awards, Tuesday, February
25, at the Radisson Hotel in Sacramento. The awards dinner is hosted
by the Center for California Studies at California State University,
Sacramento and the Sacramento Press Club.
In what promises to be a lively debate and a highlight of the evening,
Bob Mulholland, California Democratic Party, and Debra J. Saunders,
San Francisco Chronicle political columnist, will argue their political
viewpoints. Both participants are known for their acerbic wit and
Awards will be presented to:
Kimberly Kinday, Jennifer B. McKim,
Natalya Shulyakovskaya, and Tony Saavedra
of The Orange County Register, who will receive the John
Jacobs Award for print special feature reporting, for their year-long
investigation of childcare homes and centers.
Carla Marinucci and Lance Williams
of the San Francisco Chronicle, who will receive the John
Jacobs Award for daily print coverage, for their reporting on the
2002 governor’s race.
Ina Jaffe, of National Public Radio’s Morning
Edition, for excellence in radio reporting for “Ten Years
after the Riots: The Decline of Black Political Power in Los Angeles.”
Randy Shandobil, KTVU Fox 2 in San Francisco/Oakland;
Robbi Peele, Joe Riordan, Hank
Plante, and Rick Villaroman, KPIX TV-CBS
in San Francisco, for excellence in television reporting.
Jon Ortiz, CSUS student and former intern at the
Los Angeles Times Sacramento bureau, for excellence in student
journalism, for his article on Proposition 51’s diversion
of auto sales taxes.
The cost to attend the dinner and debate is $50 single, $90 double,
and $35 for students. Reservations must be made by Feb. 20. There
is no cost for students wanting to attend the debate only, at 8
For more information, contact the Center for California Studies
at (916) 278-6906. For media assistance contact the CSUS public
affairs office at (916) 278-6156.