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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!  DEADLINE:  Friday, December 16, 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 organizations of…

 

Video: Excellence in Journalism Awards Ceremony

The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists hosted the 2020 Excellence in Journalism Awards Ceremony remotely on March 24, 2021. Watch the video of the ceremony here or on YouTube, and see the original awards announcement for a complete list of the award recipients.

 

CALL FOR JAMES MADISON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AWARD NOMINATIONS

IMPORTANT UPDATE, January 18, 2021: The deadline for the student category and the Beverly Kees Educator Award categories has been extended until Monday, January 25, 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time. Please make your nominations here.   The Freedom of Information Committee of the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter, is opening its 36th Annual James Madison…

 

SPJ NORCAL JAMES MADISON AWARDS PODCAST CELEBRATES JOURNALIST DAVID WEIR AND FIRST AMENDMENT CHAMPIONS

The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is thrilled to release an audio tribute to its 35th Annual James Madison Award winners.  sounderbounder · SPJ NorCal 2020 James Madison Awards Podcast Each year, the Freedom of Information Committee of SPJ NorCal honors our region’s journalists, attorneys, educators, public officials, whistleblowers and activists…