36th Annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards

Bay Area print and online journalists, photographers, radio and television personnel and public relations professionals were presented with 211 awards of excellence in nine divisions and 41 categories at the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s 36th Annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner tonight (June 1). 

The San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s Annual Professional Journalism Awards Competition dinner was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City. 
The winners were selected from 463 entries from media professionals in the 11

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Tickets on sale for awards dinner

Perlman Tickets are now on sale for the Press Club’s 36th annual awards dinner, which is set for Saturday, June 1, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Foster City. The reception (no host) is set for 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7. At 8 the awards presentation begins with a lifetime achievement award being presented to David Perlman, science writer, San Francisco Chronicle. Tickets are $60 for Press Club members, $65 for non-members. Parking is free. Payments can be

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Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards announced

Bay Area print and online journalists, photographers, radio and television personnel and public relations professionals were presented with 198 awards of excellence in nine divisions and 41 categories at the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s 35th annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner tonight. The San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s annual Professional Journalism Awards Competition dinner was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City. The winners were selected from 440 entries from media professionals in the 11 Greater Bay

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Deadline for high school contest

Saturday is the deadline to enter the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s high school journalism contest. Here’s a link to the entry form. As the form explains, entries can be submitted online. Categories include best news story, feature story, sports story, editorial, news photo, sports photo, layout and design, website design and website content. The winners will be announced at a reception later this spring. The contest is presented by Hillsdale Shopping Center, Notre Dame de Namur University’s Journalism Program

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Enter the Greater Bay Area Journalism contest

The San Francisco Peninsula Press Club is now accepting entries for its annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Contest. Here’s a link to the Call for Entries that has all the contest categories and rules. All entries are to be submitted online, and the Call for Entries explains how that is done. The deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 29. The contest is open to all print, broadcast and electronic media and public relations professionals working or residing in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin,

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Contest details just days away

This year’s Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards will include new categories for online media and public relations professionals. The “Call for Entries” will be posted on this page in the next couple of days, and those who wish to compete in the contest will have until Feb. 29 to submit entires for work done in the 2011 calendar year. As always, the contest will have categories for entries by those in the TV, radio, newspaper, magazine and online industries. But

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2011 Greater Bay Area Journalism award winners

FOSTER CITY — Bay Area print and online journalists, photographers, radio and television personnel and public relations professionals were presented with 204 awards of excellence in nine divisions and 37 categories at the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s 34th annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner tonight. The San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s annual Professional Journalism Awards Competition dinner was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City. The winners were selected from 523 entries from media professionals in the

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Press Club’s award banquet tonight (May 21)

The Crowne Plaza Hotel The Press Club will present awards tonight in its annual Greater Bay Area Excellence in Journalism contest. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1221 Chess Drive, Foster City. No-host cocktails start at 6 and the presentation begins at 7. In addition to the awards, KCBS and CBS5’s Mike Sugerman will be the keynote speaker. Here’s a map to the Crowne Plaza. The winners will be posted here at around midnight.

33% increase in journalism contest entries

The number of entries in the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club’s annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Contest jumped by 33% this year. Entries submitted in the club’s high school contest are up by 40%. The figures were revealed by Press Club executive director Darryl Compton at the club’s board meeting Wednesday. This year, the professional contest received 523 entries, up from 394 last year. It was the most entires since 2006, when the club got 578. The increase is due

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