Awards

SPJ NorCal Honors 2023 Excellence in Journalism Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TUESDAY, Nov. 14, 2023 CONTACT: SPJ NorCal President Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez (415) 310-9964 or SPJ NorCal Vice President Ida Mojadad imojadad [at] gmail.com SAN FRANCISCO — The Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California chapter, selects Nate Gartrell as Journalist of the Year for his work at the Bay Area News Group —…

 

SPJ NorCal Honors 2022 Excellence in Journalism Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, Nov. 21, 2022 CONTACT: Ben Trefny (415) 290-2421, Ida Mojadad (714) 747-2440, Ramona Giwargis (408) 206-5327, or spjnorcal@gmail.com SAN FRANCISCO — For the upcoming 37th annual Excellence in Journalism Awards, the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California chapter, honors Michael Barba as Journalist of the Year for his work at The…

 

CALL FOR JAMES MADISON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AWARDS NOMINATIONS FOR 2022 ACHIEVEMENTS

38th Annual Awards now accepting nominations of 2022 achievements!  NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE:  Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 11:59 p.m., Pacific time. To include material from December, only work from December may be submitted until January 7, 2023, at 11:59 p.m., Pacific time.  We are accepting nominations for the James Madison Awards, recognizing the people and…

 

SPJ NorCal 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards Contest

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 11:59 p.m. PT on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 CONTEST WEBSITE: awards.spjnorcal.org Contact: spjnorcal@gmail.com / Ben Trefny (415) 290-2421 / Ramona Giwargis (408) 206-5327 Know a journalist who has done brilliant work over the past year? Someone who does whatever it takes to get the story, photo or video? Whose dedication to our craft…

 

SPJ NorCal Honors First Amendment Attorney James Wheaton For Defending Press Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 16, 2022 The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists honors First Amendment attorney James Wheaton with its Norwin S. Yoffie Career Achievement award, part of our chapter’s James Madison Freedom of Information Awards.  James Wheaton is a longtime cornerstone of the Bay Area’s First Amendment community. He co-founded the…