32nd Annual SPJ NorCal Excellence in Journalism Awards — Call for Nominations

32nd ANNUAL SPJ NORCAL EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 — Aug. 18, 2017 Contact: Lila LaHood (415) 846-5346 or Liz Enochs (415) 323-0220 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…

 

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 JAMES MADISON FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AWARDS

Northern California Society of Professional Journalists Freedom of Information Committee to host 32nd annual awards dinner on March 22, 2017 at the City Club in San Francisco For Immediate Release Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 Contact: spjnorcalfoi@gmail.com The James Madison Freedom of Information Awards recognize Northern California organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing…

 

SPJ Responds After Journalist is Removed from Press Conference in San Francisco

The Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is deeply concerned about the expulsion of journalist Sana Saleem from a January 18, 2017 press conference in which San Francisco Police Department representatives discussed the shooting of an unarmed man. On January 25, SPJ NorCal submitted a letter to Mayor Ed Lee and SFPD Chief…

 

JAMES MADISON FOI AWARDS — 2017 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The Freedom of Information Committee of the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter presents its 31st Annual James Madison Sunshine and First Amendment Awards. Contacts: FOI Committee Co-Chairs Cherokee DM Melton – cherokeemelton@gmail.com Kate Conger – kate.a.conger@gmail.com The James Madison Awards recognize Northern California organizations and individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing freedom…

 

SPJ NORCAL HONORS 2016 EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AWARD WINNERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2016 CONTACT: Rebecca Bowe (510) 457-8799 or Liz Enochs (415) 323-0220 UPDATE: This press release has been updated with additional names in some award categories. The top section was modified for clarity. SAN FRANCISCO — The Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California Chapter, honors Shane Bauer of Mother Jones…