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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San Francisco Press Club’s Alexis Terrazas Honored by Society of Professional Journalists

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

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Winners Announced, Tickets on Sale for Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards

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

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Nearly 500 students attend NorCal Media Day in Palo Alto

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

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SFPC joins JEANC at NorCAL Media Day

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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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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SF Press Club Partners With JEANC On High School Journalism Contest – Deadline April 15

Attention High School students, The San Francisco Press Club is partnering with JEANC (Journalism Education Association Northern California) to hold a High School Journalism Contest this year. The deadline for entries is April 15, 2018. General information about the contest can be found here on the JEANC website. Contest categories include Digital Media (formerly Online), News publications, Video/Broadcast, and Yearbook. You must register your school to be a member of JEANC to enter the contest. Members of the SF Press

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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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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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