2018 Official List of Winners – Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards

The 41st Annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner was an unforgettable evening! Congratulations to all of our exceptional winners! CLICK HERE for the official list and categories. 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

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2018 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards Contest deadline EXTENDED!

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.

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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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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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