Press Club awards

The L.A. Press Club bestowed its yearly awards last night at the Biltmore. Here are the top winners:

Joseph M. Quinn Award - Judy Woodruff, PBS
President's Award - Gustavo Arellano, OC Weekly
Daniel Pearl Award - Anna Politkovskaya, Novaya Gazeta (posthumous)
Journalist of the Year (over 100K) Kenneth R. Weiss, Los Angeles Times
Print Journalist of the Year (under 100K) Michael Collins, CityBeat
TV Journalist of the Year Ana Garcia/Fred Mamoun, KNBC
Radio Journalist of the Year Adolfo Guzman Lopez, 89.3 KPCC-FM
Sports Anchor or Reporter Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times
Entertainment Journalist of the Year Nikki Finke , LA Weekly
Photojournalist of the Year Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times, Portfolio
Designer of the Year John Curry, LA Weekly
Health Journalist of the Year Kevin Sack, Los Angeles Times

Many, many other categories and winners, plus finalists, at the website. The bloggers this year are Patricia Saperstein for Eating L.A. and Reason magazine for Hit & Run. Don't think I've ever noted the winners for headline writing, so here they are:

  • What Would Jesus Do this Week? - Libby Molyneaux, LA Weekly
  • With This Ka-ching I Thee Wed - Amy Alkon, The Advice Goddess


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