Journalism Quotes from the 2017 Awards Dinner

Press club board member Jim Kirkland coordinated a whimsical display of vintage typewriters for each table at the 2017 awards dinner. The following journalism quotes for the typewriters completed the salute to journalism history and what may become a new annual tradition for the club: “Journalism is literature in a hurry” — Matthew Arnold “We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective” — Dave Barry

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Update On Our 2017 Student Scholarship Winners

Writer: Rory McGinty The San Francisco Peninsula Press Club recently awarded two Bay Area students scholarships from its annual scholarship competition. Club board members chose two winners for this competition. One scholarship is awarded in honor of the late Herb Caen, San Francisco Chronicle columnist, and Pulitzer-prize recipient. The second is named for Jack Russell, late co-founder of the club and revered Peninsula newsman. Meghan Bobrowsky, winner of the Jack Russell award,  is 18 and a freshman at Scripps College in Claremont,

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SF Press Club Launches New Website

Earlier this month, the SF Press Club launched a new website to help us better communicate with our members and the local Bay Area journalism community. The new url is sfpressclub.org. The new site features: A big graphic area at the top to promote our upcoming events Headlines with links to Press Club news and general Bay Area media news Individual stories are easier to read and span most of the page. The website is responsive and works better on mobile

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Listen To The Speeches From Our 2017 SF Press Club Journalism Awards

If you missed all of our great speeches at our Journalism Awards and Dinner on November 16, 2017, or want to hear them again and share them, you can listen to them below: KTVU News Broadcaster and Awards Emcee Tara Moriarty’s opening speech. Board Member Carla DeLuca Worfolk introduces Lifetime Achievement Award winner David Louie. Louie’s keynote speech starts at 3:00. Board Member Dave Price introduces SF Press Club Service Award winner Peter Cleaveland. Cleaveland’s speech starts at 2:17. A

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2017 Greater Bay Area Journalism Award Winners

The San Francisco Press Club’s 40th annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards were held at the Hilton SFO Airport Hotel on November 16. There were more than 300 entries this year from media professionals in TV, print, radio, digital media and public relations. “We are here to celebrate the exceptional work you do throughout the year,” said San Francisco Press Club President Antonia Ehlers. “We know how hard you work–the late-night deadlines, breaking stories and the ever-changing pace of news.

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Tickets on Sale for Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards Dinner

The San Francisco Press Club’s 2017 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner will be held on Thursday, November 16 at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame. Our judges from other states are hard at work judging our Bay Area contest! CLICK HERE for tickets and to select your dinner choice. Tickets are $75 per person. We’re very excited to announce that this year’s keynote speaker and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient will be Emmy award-winning television journalist David Louie

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David Louie of ABC-7 News Will Keynote Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards on November 16

Please save the date for The San Francisco Press Club’s 2017 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner, which will be held on Thursday, November 16 at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame.  We’re very excited to announce that this year’s keynote speaker and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient will be Emmy award-winning television journalist David Louie of ABC-7 News. Currently reporting on business and technology for the San Jose/Silicon Valley Bureau, David continues to inform and educate Bay Area

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Deadline extended to enter Press Club contest until Sept. 25

The San Francisco Press Club has extended the deadline to enter its annual journalism contest to 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 25. This is the final deadline and no entries will be accepted after that date. Here are the instructions for entering. Entries must have been published, posted or broadcast between Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2016. All entries will be judged by media professionals from press clubs across the United States. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your

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KTVU’s Tara Moriarty to Emcee 2017 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards

Moriarty The San Francisco Press Club is excited to announce that this year’s emcee for the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards will be KTVU’s Tara. Moriarty is an award-winning reporter and anchor for KTVU Fox 2 News. As the San Francisco bureau chief, Tara covers everything from fires and homicides to politics at City Hall, as well as investigative stories. She frequently emcees events for Special Olympics, MADD, the American Cancer Society and various charitable organizations. The San Francisco Press

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