SAN FRANCISCO PRESS CLUBA Professional Journalism Organization Serving the Greater Bay Area https://sfpressclub.org(650) 714-4494 May 16, 2019 Dear District Attorney Gascon and Attorney General Becerra: The San Francisco Press Club, an organization of reporters, editors, producers, photographers and other news media professionals, strongly objects to the San Francisco police raid of the home and office of freelance journalist Bryan Carmody on May 10. Carmody, a freelancer who has sold stories to news outlets for many years, came into possession of
The 41st Annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner was an unforgettable evening! Congratulations to all of our exceptional winners! CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE LIST. A very special thank you to Neil Chase from the San Jose Mercury News, whose keynote speech mesmerized the crowd, and to Tim Redmond, who was honored with a San Francisco Press Club Lifetime Achievement Award. Congratulations to Bay Area News Group reporter Matthias Gafni for winning the Bill Workman Best Daily News Story Award. This year marks a change in leadership for the SF Press
San Francisco Press Club board member Alexis Terrazas was honored on November 14 by the Society of Professional Journalists of Northern California for his in-depth reporting and support for journalism students. Terrazas received the Silver Heart Award as part of the organization’s annual journalism awards program. The event was held in San Franciscoand gathered more than 200 journalists from all media. Terrazas, 31, is Editor-in-Chief of El Tecolote, a twice-weekly newspaper serving the Latino community in San Francisco since 1970. He joined
Please save the date for The San Francisco Press Club’s 2018 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner, which will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame. THIS YEAR’S WINNERS were judged by the press clubs of San Diego, Cleveland, Orange County, Florida, New Orleans and Milwaukee. You will want to attend the Awards Gala on November 15 to see the final results and the judges’ comments! Even if you did not win an award this year, please
About 475 students from 45 high schools attended Saturday’s NorCal Media Day, the first formal collaboration between the San Francisco Press Club and Journalism Education Association of Northern California. The daylong event, hosted at Palo Alto High School, attracted schools as far away as Salinas and Sacramento to 50 sessions and an array of contests and critique huddles. The event merges an annual boot camp conducted by the SFPC with the longtime JEANC conference. JEANC is the local chapter for
The San Francisco Press Club will join the Journalism Education Association of Northern California on Sept. 29 to host NorCal Media Day, a regional high school journalism conference in Palo Alto, California. The event merges an annual boot camp conducted by the SFPC with the longtime JEANC conference that draws students from all over Northern California for a day of training and competition. “It made sense to partner with JEANC to serve students,” said SFPC President Antonia Ehlers. “We are
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Newspapers around the country have issued a joint news release defending freedom of the press. CLICK HERE to read the New York Times article.
The San Francisco Press Club’s 2018 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards Contest deadline has been extended to THIS FRIDAY! The contest honors the outstanding work of Bay Area print, TV, radio and digital media journalists, graphic designers and photographers, as well as the work of documentary filmmakers. Entries must have been published, posted or broadcasted from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. All entries will be judged by media professionals from press clubs across the United States. The contest deadline for entries is 9 p.m. on Friday, September 21.
It is with heavy hearts that the San Francisco Press Club board members report the tragic shooting of five media professionals in the Capital Gazette newsroom in Maryland. We send our condolences as a club and will continue to keep the families of the deceased and all Capital Gazette employees in our prayers. Please CLICK HERE for the New York Times article.