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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First Amendment Coalition Seeks Nominations for 2017 Free Speech & Open Government Awards

The First Amendment Coalition is soliciting nominees for the FAC Free Speech & Open Government Award, given each year for performance of exemplary work in the arena of open government. The nomination deadline is October 30th. The awards will be presented November 30th. Qualifications for the award are outstanding accomplishment, service or other contributions to “the people’s right to know” about government. The winner, or winners, could be a journalist, blogger, lawyer, news organization (print or digital), software developer or community activist. The award recognizes an individual

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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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Enter the Greater Bay Area Journalism Contest

You’re invited to enter your work in the San Francisco Press Club’s 2017 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards Contest. We will honor 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 and PR materials from nonprofits and corporations. Entries must have been published, posted or broadcasted from Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2016. All entries will be judged by media professionals from press

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At 98, David Perlman steps away from full-time reporting at the Chronicle

Chronicle reporters Carl Nolte, left, and David Perlman, center, toast the paper’s 150th anniversary on Jan. 16, 2015. Photo by Mike Kepka of the Chronicle. A full 77 years after joining San Francisco Chronicle as a copy boy, science writer David Perlman is stepping away from full-time reporting to become the paper’s science editor emeritus. His retirement has caught the attention of media outposts around the world. Here is a retrospective The Chronicle published on his career Sunday.