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Los Cerritos Community Newspaper Named Finalist in Southern California Newspaper Award For Investigative Series on Assessor, Noguez

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Los Cerritos Community Newspaper, Publisher Brian Hews and Investigative Reporter Randy Economy have been nominated in the category of “Best Investigative Series” by the prestigious Los Angeles Press Club on Thursday for the 2013 Southern California Journalism Awards. Hews and Economy were recognized by the organization for their trailblazing series “Corruption at The Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office.”

Schenters List[2]The series by LCCN resulted in the arrest of current Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez and three other individuals in what former Los Angeles County Assessor Steve Cooley called “the biggest political corruption case in the last 40 years.”

Competing along with Hews and Economy is Richard Clough of the Los Angeles Business Journal, for the “Too Good To Be True,”;  Michael Collins, Ventura County Reporter Newspaper, for “A Radioactive Nightmare.” Joe Piasecki, Glendale News-Press for  “Assembly Budgets Shape Discipline, Political Goal,” and Joe Piasecki for La Canada Valley Sun, “Using Money To Shape Policy.”

The 55th SoCal Journalism Awards and LA Press Club’s Centennial Celebration will be held on Sunday, June 23rd 2013 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.

Here is a list of all the finalists:

JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

A1. PRINT (Over 50,000 circulation)

* Gustavo Arellano, OC Weekly

* Matthew Belloni, The Hollywood Reporter

* Fred Dickey, San Diego Union-Tribune

* Matthew Garrahan, Financial Times

* Gene Maddaus, LA Weekly

A2. PRINT (Under 50,000 circulation)

* James Rufus Koren, Los Angeles Business Journal

* Diana Martinez, San Fernando Valley Sun

* Jon Regardie, Los Angeles Downtown News

* Brian Sumers, Los Angeles Daily Journal

* Ryan Vaillancourt, Los Angeles Downtown News

A3. TELEVISION JOURNALIST

Robert Kovacik, NBC4

A4. RADIO JOURNALIST

* Alex Cohen, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles

* Kitty Felde, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles

* Warren Olney, KCRW 89.9 FM

* Stephanie O’Neill, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles

* Lance Orozco, KCLU AM/FM

A5. ONLINE JOURNALIST

* Catherine Green, Neon Tommy

* Chris Hedges, Truthdig

* Martin Henderson, Patch.com

* Dylan Howard, CeleBuzz

* Dennis Romero, LA Weekly

A6. ENTERTAINMENT JOURNALIST

* Rachel Abrams, Variety

* James Desborough, Freelance

* Stephen Galloway, The Hollywood Reporter

* Jennifer Garcia, People Magazine

* Dylan Howard, CeleBuzz

A7. PHOTOJOURNALIST

* Jessica Chou, The Hollywood Reporter

* Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times DAILY/WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS — over 50K

B1. HARD NEWS

* Gene Maddaus, LA Weekly, “The Artful Dodger”

* Art Marroquin, The Daily Breeze, “Film Director Jumps To His Death”

* Michael J. Mishak, Los Angeles Times, “California Teachers Assn. A Powerful Force in

Sacramento”

* R. Scott Moxley, OC Weekly, “Prince Edward Maryland Is Sorry”

* Simone Wilson, Dennis Romero & Hillel Aron, LA Weekly, “Los Angeles’ War on Street

Artists”

B2. NEWS FEATURE (Over 1,000 words)

* Gendy Alimurung, LA Weekly, “The Man Who Smelled Too Much”

* Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times, “In Tune with Their Needs”

* Fred Dickey, San Diego Union-Tribune, “ALS – John Constans”

* Michael Goldstein, OC Weekly, “Lisa Becker Has Patience for Patients”

* Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times, “Standing Up”

B3. NEWS FEATURE (Under 1,000 words)

* Michael J. Mishak & Ashley Powers, LA Times, “High-Stakes Stumping”

* Linda J. Williamson, Freelance & Los Angeles Times, “Facebook Group Helped With Cancer

Support, Mourning”

B4. PERSONALITY PROFILE

* Danielle Berris, Jewish Journal, “Sherry Lansing’s Encore Career”

* Matthew Garrahan, Financial Times, “Will.i.am: The Player”

* Dennis Romero, LA Weekly, “Shelley Lubben, Porn Reformer or Self-Promoter?”

* Tibby Rothman, LA Weekly, “Bobby Martinez’s Rebel Cry”

* Michelle Woo, OC Weekly, “Jason Quinn Will Meet You at the Playground”

B5. INVESTIGATIVE SERIES

* Hanna Dreier, The Associated Press, “Sept. 11 Fund Raided For Deficits”

* Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times, “Standing Up”

* Simone Wilson, LA Weekly, “Hit-and-Run Epidemic, et al”

B6. BUSINESS

* Gendy Alimurung, LA Weekly, “The Death of Film”

* Gustavo Arellano, OC Weekly, “Is Aaron Kushner the Pied Piper of Print?”

* Matthew Garrahan, Financial Times, “Superheroes Soar on Disney Tensions”

* R. Scott Moxley, OC Weekly, “Prince Edward Maryland is Sorry”

* Tessa Stuart, LA Weekly, “The Break Up”

B7. COMMENTARY

* Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate, “Amy Alkon Syndicated Columns”

* Florie Brizel, Freelance, “Avoiding Close Calls”

* Fred Dickey, San Diego Union-Tribune, “Akiki”

* Thomas Elias, California Focus Syndicated Column, “California Focus”

* Timothy Spangler, Orange County Register, “International Affairs from a Unique Perspective”B8. COLUMNIST

* Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate, “The Advice Goddess”

* Rob Eshman, Jewish Journal

* Marty Kaplan, Jewish Journal

* Gina Nahai, Jewish Journal

* Timothy Spangler, The Orange County Register

B9. ENTERTAINMENT REVIEWS/CRITICISM/COLUMNS

* Marty Kaplan, Jewish Journal, “Don’t Be Naked”

* M.G. Lord, New York Times Book Review, “Richard Burton’s Diaries: Book Review”

* Nick Schou, OC Weekly, “The King of Cool, Don Winslow”

* Catherine Wagley, LA Weekly, “The Art of Nascar”

* Catherine Wagley, LA Weekly, “Disney Demo”

B10. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS OR FEATURE

* Matthew Garrahan, Financial Times, “Will.i.am: The Player”

* Nate Jackson, OC Weekly, “The Ballad of Wade Michael Page”

* Zachary Pincus-Roth, LA Weekly, “Nothing To Hide”

* Drew Tewksbury, Freelance – Los Angeles Times, “Anoushka Shankar Links Songs of India

and Spanish Flamenco”

* Linda J. Williamson, Freelance – Los Angeles Times, “Game Over: Family Fun Arcade is

Pulling the Plug”

B11. SPORTS

* Joel Beers, OC Weekly, “Muffin Spencer-Devlin Is the Best…”

* Jay Berman, The Orange County Register, “The Forgotten League”

* Matt Coker, OC Weekly, “Dick Baney and the Other Lost Boys of Summer”

* Timothy Spangler, The Orange County Register, “International Sports from a Unique

Perspective”

B12. HEADLINE

* Mike Davis, Los Angeles Times, “Now Throw a White Flag”

* Donna Howell, Investor’s Business Daily, “Tech Security 2013 Forecast: Clouds, Rain of

Threats”

* Steven Leigh Morris, LA Weekly, “The Race-Time Continuum”

* Kevin Leung, Los Angeles Times, “Florida Voters See GOP Ads Infinitum”

* Libby Molyneaux, LA Weekly, “The Oyster is His World”

B13. DESIGN

* Darrick Rainey, LA Weekly, “2012 Theater Issue, LA Weekly”

DAILY/WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS — under 50K

C1. HARD NEWS

* Howard Fine, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Oil Firm Digs In For Drilling Fight”

* Richard Guzman, Los Angeles Downtown News, “For Streetcar, It’s the $85 Million Question”

* Brittany Levine, Glendale News Press, “John Drayman Pony Rides Offered a Clue”

* Ciaran McEvoy, Los Angeles Daily Journal, “Closed Jury Trial Provides Window Into First

Amendment Flop”

* Jacquelyn Ryan, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Downtown LA Greets Wal-Mart”C2. NEWS FEATURE (Over 1,000 words)

* Adolfo Flores, Pasadena Sun, “How An Unarmed 17-year Old Died in a Hail of Police Bullets”

* Alfred Lee, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Police Makes Business of Seizures”

* Ciaran McEvoy, Los Angeles Daily Journal, “Shrinking Court Reporter Staffs Brings Changes

to Civil Litigation”

* Theresa Marie Moreau, The Remnant, “Christ Crucified in China”

* Ryan Vaillancourt, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Operation Healthy Streets, As Seen From

the Streets”

C3. NEWS FEATURE (Under 1,000 words)

* Richard Guzman, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Artwork Lost, Artwork Found”

* Mark Kellam, Glendale News Press, “Assemblymen Follow Divergent Paths”

* Ciaran McEvoy, Daily Journal, “In Honda Small Claims Case, Some See Systemic Woes”

* Christina Schweighofer, Pasadena Weekly, “Professional Nit Pickers”

* Ryan Vaillancourt, Los Angeles Downtown News, “The Papier-Mâché Playground”

C4. PERSONALITY PROFILE

* Patrick Caneday, Glendale News Press & Burbank Leader, “Small Wonders: Celebrating the

Exuberant Life of a Friend”

* Kelly Corrigan, Glendale News Press, “Montrose Boutique Owner, 92, Shows No Signs of

Stopping”

* Alfred Lee, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Dominic NG: Made in America”

* Theresa Marie Moreau, The Remnant, “Christ Crucified in China”

* Ryan Vaillancourt, Los Angeles Downtown News, “The Dancer”

C5. INVESTIGATIVE/SERIES

* Richard Clough, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Too Good To Be True”

* Michael Collins, Ventura County Reporter Newspaper, “A Radioactive Nightmare”

* Brian Hews & Randy Economy, Los Cerritos Community Newspaper, “Corruption at LA

County Assessor’s Office”

* Joe Piasecki, Glendale News-Press, “Assembly Budgets Shape Discipline, Political Goal”

* Joe Piasecki, La Canada Valley Sun, “Using Money To Shape Policy”

C6. BUSINESS

* Alfred Lee, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Betting Big: Green Card-For-Startup Program,

Draws Capital – And Critics”

* Marlize van Romburgh, Stephen Nellis & Henry Dubroff, Pacific Coast Business Times,

“Union Bank To Buy SBB&T”

* Jacqueline Ryan, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Miracle Growth”

* Casey Sullivan, Los Angeles Daily Journal, “Huge Salaries Sink Storied Law Firm”

* Ryan Vaillancourt, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Downtown’s $4.4 Billion Company”

C7. COMMENTARY

* Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate, “Amy Alkon, Syndicated Columns”

* Patrick Caneday, Glendale News Press & Burbank Leader, “Small Wonders; A Convenient

Marriage of Doctrine & Politics”

* Andres Chavez, San Fernando Valley Sun, “As the City Turns…”

* Thomas Elias, California Focus Syndicated Column, “California Focus”

* Jon Regardie & Sue Laris, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Which Way In LA, Nuch?”C8. COLUMNIST

* Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate, “Amy Alkon, Syndicated Columns”

* Charles Crumpley, Los Angeles Business Journal

* Henry Dubroff, Pacific Coast Business Times, “Commentary from Business Times Editor

Henry Dubroff”

* Dan Evans, Glendale News Press

* Brian Lowry, Variety, “Why TV Channels Won’t Sustain Gun Debate”

C9. ENTERTAINMENT REVIEWS/CRITICISM/COLUMNS

* Tom Teicholz, “Lessons From Schnitzler’s Vienna et al”

C10. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS OR FEATURE

* Tom Dotan, Los Angeles Business Journal, “SideShows – Webisodes, Games Augment”

* Natalie Jarvey, Los Angeles Business Journal, “YouTube Gets Creatives in Los Angeles”

* Mark Madler, Judy Temes, Andrew Khouri & Angela Melero, San Fernando Valley Business

Journal, “Disney’s Frontier/Dissecting Disney”

* Jonathan Polakoff, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Booming Bass – Korean Pop a HighVolume Import in LA”

* Andrew Wallenstein, Variety, “Hulu Redo in View”

C11. SPORTS

* Andrew Campa, Pasadena Sun, “Muir Football Looks for Leadership”

* Eric Longabardi & Roger Bloom, TeleMedia News Productions, “A Kicker With Heart” &

“Lofgren’s Road From Newport to London”

* David Nusbaum, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Net Loss? Tennis Tourney Needs Money or

May Pack its Rackets”

* Mike Terry, San Fernando Valley Sun, “Keeper of the Flame”

C12. HEADLINE

* Laurence Darmiento, San Fernando Valley Business Journal, “Four Topping Fast-Growing

Pizza Chain”

* Tom Hicks, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Grace Period Over for Cash-Strapped LA

Churches”

* Tom Hicks, Los Angeles Business Journal, “If Cochran Partners Don’t Fit, They Might Just

Split”

* Tom Hicks, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Pipe Dream? Pot-Growing Greenhouse Maker

Targets Veggie Market”

C13. DESIGN

* Brian Allison, Yumi Karegawa & Alexis Rawlins, Los Angeles Downtown News, “The Don’t

Miss Summer”

* Robert Landry, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Wealthiest Angelenos”

* Adam VanGerpen, Los Angeles Firefighter, “Serial Arsonist Strikes Los Angeles”

ART/PHOTOGRAPHY

D1. NEWS PHOTO

* Eric Longabardi, TeleMedia News Productions, ”Two Sides of the Same Street”

* Raul Roa, Glendale News-Press, “Neighbors Watch As A California Black Bear is Removed” D2. FEATURE PHOTO

* Ringo H.W. Chiu, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Taylor”

* Pamela Greenwalt, Damon Romaine, Leslie Simmons, Yvette Youssefia & SAG-AFTRA

Communications Staff, Union Membership Magazine, “SAF-AFTRA: Bringing Two Great

Unions Together”

* Eric Longabardi, TeleMedia News Productions, “Bringing Home The Gold”

* Gladees Prieur, People Magazine, “Dwight Yoakam. In the Hollywood Hills”

* Alexander Woodman & Lucie Aleks, Daily Titan Newspaper, “Doctoral Scholar Visits a Land

of Contrast”

D3. PORTRAIT

* Dan Busta, Backstage, “Amy Adams”

* Ringo, H.W. Chiu, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Oxman”

* Jennifer Laski, Shanti Marlar, Carrie Smith, Jenny Sargent & Wesley Mann, The Hollywood

Reporter, “Whatever Happened to Ted Turner”

* Carrie Smith, Jenny Sargent, Jennifer Laski, Shanti Marlar & Art Streiber, The Hollywood

Reporter, “Norman Lear, the Man Who Changed TV”

D4. SPORTS PHOTO

* Cheryl Guerrero, Burbank Leader, “Burroughs Takes Control of League Title”

* Carrie Smith, Jennifer Laski, Shanti Marlar, Jenny Sargent & Wesley Mann, Hollywood

Reporter, “Dodgers, Tommy Lasorda and Don Mattingly”

D5. ENTERTAINMENT PHOTO

* Gladees Prieur, People Magazine, “Jean DuJardin – The Morning After”

* Jenny Sargent, Carrie Smith, Jennifer Laski, Shanti Marlar, & Wesley Mann, Hollywood

Reporter, “Les Miserables”

* Jenny Sargent, Jennifer Laski, Shanti Marlar, Carrie Smith & Joe Pugliese, Hollywood

Reporter, “Revenge of the Nerds (Conan O’Brien)”

* Jenny Sargent, Shanti Marlar, Jennifer Laski, Peter Cury & Peggy Sirota, Hollywood

Reporter, “Snoop: From Dogg To Lion”

* Carrie Smith, Shanti Marlar, Jennifer Laski, Jenny Sargent & Joe Pugliese, Hollywood

Reporter, “Anne Hathaway”

D6. EDITORIAL CARTOON

* Doug Davis, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Springboard to Higher Office”

* Ralph Gamboa, San Fernando Valley Sun & El Sol Newspapers, “Dirty Dancing”

D7. PHOTO ESSAY (Single Topic)

* Liz O. Baylen, Los Angeles Times, “Life-Changing Dose”

* Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times, “Population Rising”

* Gladees Prieur, People Magazine, “Cannes-Behind the Scenes”

* Ted Soqui, LA Weekly, “LA Riots; 20 years Later”

* Sahra Sulaiman, Streetsblog Los Angeles, “Observer’s of the Spectable”

TELEVISION

E1. ANCHOR

* Michael Eaves, Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket

* Patrick O’Neal, Fox Sports West/Prime TicketE2. VIDEOGRAPHER

* Laurie Fernandez, CBS 2/KCAL 9, “Anaheim Police Shooting”

* Edward Lewis, Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket

* Jeff Shearin, Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket

E3. NEWS

* Laurie Fernandez & Jay Jackson, CBS 2/KCAL9, “Anaheim Police Shooting”

* Azucena Gomez, Telemundo Los Angeles KVEA-52, “Hotel de Inmigrantes”

* Bret Marcus, Justine Schmidt, Karen Foshay, Jennifer London & Michael Bloecher, KCET-TV,

“Courting Disaster”

* Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Dina Demetrius, Jennifer London & Cathy Hue, KCET-TV,

“GMO’s & Prop 37”

* Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Karen Foshay, Brian Rooney & Michael Bloecher, KCETTV, “OC/Homeless”

E4. FEATURE

* Jessica Carrillo, Telemundo Los Angeles KVEA-52, “Los Chipsters”

* Sean Browning, Del Armijo & Robert Kovacik, NBC4, “Carmageddon Baby Boom”

* Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Angela Shelley, Brian Rooney & Alicia Clark, KCET-TV,

“The App Economy”

* Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Rick Wilkinson, Judy Muller & Alberto Arce, KCET-TV,

“Nasty Campaign Ads”

* Jorge Mettey, Carolina Sarassa, Edwin Ramirez, Manny Giron & Luis Hernandez, Noticias

Mundo Fox, “La Capital Latina De U.S.A/The Latino Capitol of the U.S.A”

E5. PERSONALITY PROFILE

* Wendy Burch, KTLA, “Kirk Douglas’ Golden Hour”

* Christine Devine, Roger Howard, Jeff Nolke & Steve Thorpe, KTTV Fox 11 News, “Cookie

Johnson & Her Cj Jeans” & “Rick Caruso Profile”

* Nina Weinstein, Joseph Angier & Brian Knappenberger, Bloomberg Television, “Bloomberg

Game Changers: Warren Buffett”

* Nina Weinstein, Henry Schipper & Brian Knappenberger, Bloomberg Television, “Bloomberg

Game Changers: Magic Johnson”

E6. INVESTIGATIVE

* Gabriel Huerta, Telemundo Los Angeles KVEA-52, “Terror Militar en San Felipe”

* Keith Esparros, John Simerson, Robert Kovacik, Del Armijo & Michael Tauber, NBC4, “LAFD

911 Response Times: How Long Will You Wait?”

* Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Justine Schmidt, Dina Demetrius & Jennifer London, KCETTV, “The ‘F’ Word” & “Fracking & Earthquakes”

* Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Karen Foshay, Vince Gonzales & Jack Moody, KCET-TV,

“Family Ties”

* Jorge Mettey, Max Aub, Gustavo Gutierrez, Manny Giron & Luis Hernandez, Noticias Mundo

Fox, “Contrabando: Negocio De Todos/Counterfeiting: Everyone’s Business”

E7. SPORTS

* Bruce Beffa, Tony Stefanelli, Chris Witte & Chris Calleton, Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket,

“Dodger Stadium: 50 Years at Chavez Ravine”

* Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Angela Shelley, John Ridely & Alicia Clark, KCET-TV, “Head Games”

* Patrick McBride, Lawrence Patin & Edward Lewis, Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket, “CIF 100:

Janet Evans”

* Patrick McBride, Lawrence Patin, Jeff Shearin & Edward Lewis, Fox Sports West/Prime

Ticket, “John Smith”

* Jeff Shearin, Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket, “Howie Kendrick Photography Feature”

E8. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS OR FEATURE

* Oswaldo Borraez, Andres Pruna & Arturo Quezada, KMEX, “Los Verdaderos Vaqueros”

* Juan Devis, Bruce Dickson, Drew Tewksbury & Justin Cram, KCET-TV, “Date Farmers:

Desert Detritus Becomes Chicano Pop Art”

* Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Kat Keeney, Val Zavala & Jack Moody, KCET-TV, “Geena

Davis: Women in Media”

* Norma Roque, Andres Pruna, Ernesto Torres, Raul Gutierrez & Juan Hernandez, KMEX, “La

Limpias”

E9. TALK/PUBLIC AFFAIRS

* Bret Marcus, Rebecca Haggerty, Karen Foshay, Brian Rooney & Madeleine Brand, KCET-TV,

“Season 5 SoCal Connected: OC Homeless/Paula Poundstone”

* Bret Marcus, Justine Schmidt, Karen Foshay, Rick Wilkinson & Vince Gonzales, KCET-TV,

“Season 4 SoCal Connected: Big Oil/Kickstarter”

* Rick Reiff, David Nazar & George Barker, “SoCal Insider”

E10. FEATURE DOCUMENTARY (Over 25 minutes)

* Juan Devis, Bruce Dickson, Drew Tewksbury & Justin Cram, KCET-TV, “Artbound Episode

1”

* Matt Holwick, “Lets Roll – Ride For 9/11”

* Jennifer Laski, Jenny Sargent, Stacey Wilson, Matt Belloni & Victor Klaus, The Hollywood

Reporter, “Emmy Drama Actor Roundtable”

* Sara Takata, Patrick McBride, Lawrence Patin, Michael Eaves & Shawn Kopelakis, Fox

Sports West/Prime Ticket, “Before the Bigs: Chris Paul”

E11. DOCUMENTARY (Short, under 25 minutes)

* Christine Devine, Burke Ewing, Steve Adams & Dave Bush, KTTV Fox 11 News, “Bunk

Wurth – Inspiring (paralyzed) Artist”

* Jennifer Laski, Jenny Sargent, Carrie Smith, Raphael Laski & Paolo Cascardo, The

Hollywood Reporter, “Conan O’Brien”

* Jennifer Laski, Carrie Smith, Jenny Sargent, Raphael Laski & Pablo Teyssier-Verger, The

Hollywood Reporter, “Breaking Bad”

* Althea Wagoner & Brant Foster, Titan TV, “1 in 88”

RADIO

F1. ANCHOR

* Marcia Baltimore, CRN.com, “Silver Moments”

* Dick Helton & Vicky Moore, KNX 1070, “Dick Helton & Vicky Moore”

* Sonali Kolhatkar, KPFK Pacifica Radio, “Uprising With Sonali Kolhatkar”

* Jim Rondeau, KCLU, “KCLU News With Jim Rondeau”F2. NEWS

* Josie Huang, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Deferred Action”

* Corey Moore, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Anaheim Violence”

* Stephanie O’Neill, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Yosemite Hatavirus”

* Vanessa Romo, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Miramonte Anger”

F3. NEWS OR FEATURE SHORT FORM

* Corey Moore, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Endeavour Fans”

* Stephanie O’Neill, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Lap Band”

* Stephanie O’Neill, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Starbucks Crash”

F4. FEATURE

* James Kim, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “First Language Attrition”

* Lance Orozco, KCLU AM/FM, “My Cancer”

* Molly Peterson, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Owens Lake”

* Sanden Totten, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “LACMA Rock”

* Brian Watt, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Earlez Grille”

F5. PERSONALITY PROFILE

* Kevin Ferguson, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Homeless Advocate Troy Isaac”

* Corey Moore, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Paralympic Runner”

* Corey Moore, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Wheelchair Fencer”

* Patt Morrison, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Rodney King, 20 Years After”

* Lance Orozco, KCLU AM/FM, “The Long Goodbye”

F6. INVESTIGATIVE

* Sharon McNary, Shirley Jahad & Tami Abdollah, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Miramonte

Settlement”

* Stephanie O’Neill, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “1-800-GET-THIN”

* Stephanie O’Neill, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Starbucks Crash”

* Roy E. Tuckman, Caroline Casey, Brad Friedman, Summer Reese & Christine Blosdale,

KPFK-FM Radio, “KPFK Comprehensive Election Coverage”

* Roy E. Tuckman, KPFK-FM Radio, “What The IRS Doesn’t Want You To Know”

F7. ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING/CRITISISM

* Kevin Ferguson, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “How Will The Adult Film Industry Respond

to LA’s Condom Ordinance?”

* Steve Julian, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Book of Mormon”

* James Kim, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Kwayzar”

* Darby Maloney & Kim Masters, KCRW, “The Hollywood-China Connection”

* Sanden Totten, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Movie Trailers”

F8. SPORTS

* Valerie Hamilton, Freelance (aired on California Report), “Border Town’s Prize Crop-Baseball

Giants”

* Josie Huang, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Erica Wu”

* Josie Huang, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Kyla Ross”

* Corey Moore, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Paralympic Runner”

* Corey Moore, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Wheelchair Fencer”F9. USE OF SOUND

* Judy Muller, Kristen Muller, Steve Proffitt & Emily Frost, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles,

“When The Riots Began”

* Lance Orozco, KCLU AM/FM, “Malibu Lagoon Controversy”

* Lance Orozco, KCLU AM/FM, “My Cancer”

* Steve Proffitt, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Aurora Shooting”

* Sanden Totten, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Movie Trailers”

F10. TALK/PUBLIC AFFAIRS

* AirTalk, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Berman VS. Sherman”

* Patt Morrison, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Comedy Congress”

* Take Two, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Take Two: December 17, 2012”

* The Madeleine Brand Show, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “20th Anniversary of LA Riots”

* Warren Olney, KCRW 89.9 FM, “Special Programming: 20 Years After the Riots”

F11. DOCUMENTARIES

* Cason Smith, KSPC Radio-Claremont, CA, “Scavengers”

* Gideon Brower, Eric Drachman, Bob Carlson & Jacob Conrad, KCRW, “The Couple in 303”

MAGAZINES

G1. NEWS INVESTIGATIVE

* Gary Baum & Daniel Miller, The Hollywood Reporter, “The Most Sinful Period in Hollywood

History”

* David Evans, Bloomberg News, “Duping the Donors”

* Michael Goldstein, Orange Coast Magazine, “The Lost Boy”

* Kim Masters, The Hollywood Reporter, “The Most Litigated Star in Hollywood”

* Mike Riggs, Reason Magazine, “Transparently Disappointing”

* Peter Suderman, Reason Magazine, “Medicare Whac-a-Mole: Why Health Care Price

Controls Always Fail”

G2. FEATURE/COMMENTARY (Over 1,000 words)

TBA

G3. FEATURE/COMMENTARY (Under 1,000 words)

TBA

G4. PERSONALITY PROFILE

* Stephen Galloway, The Hollywood Reporter, “The Dichotomy of Denzel”

* Shirley Halperin, The Hollywood Reporter, “Snoop from Dogg To Lion”

* Joe Mullich, Super Lawyers Magazine, “Friending Ted Ullyot”

* Steve Oney, Playboy Magazine, ”Playboy Interview: Lee Child”

* Peter Suderman, Reason Magazine, “Obama’s Failed Narrative: Did the Presidency Ruin a

Good Storyteller, or Vice…”

G5. ENTERTAINMENT REVIEWS/CRITICISM/COLUMN

* Tim Grierson, Backstage, “Killing Them Softly”

* Gregg Kilday, The Hollywood Reporter, “The Race”* Chris Kjorness, Reason Magazine, “Delta Dawn; How Sears Roebuck & co, Midwifed the

Birth of the Blues”

* Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter, “Tragedy at the Movies”

* Thaddeus Russel, Reason Magazine, “Controlling Guns, Controlling People”

G6. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS OR FEATURE

* Rachel Abrams, Clifford Coonan, Ted Johnson & Andrew Stewart, Variety, “Great Mall of

China”

* Marc Graser & Rachel Abrams, Variety, “Movies & Money”

* J.D Heyman, Elizabeth Leonard & Ken Lee, People Magazine, “Why Katie Left Tom – Special

Report”

* Lacey Rose, The Hollywood Reporter, “Modern Family”

* Andrew Stewart, Variety, “B.O. Reality Gets Lost in Perception”

G7. IN-HOUSE OR CORPORATE PUBLICATION

* Collegian Times, “Collegian Times”

* Adam Van Gerpen, “The Los Angeles Firefighter Newspaper”

* Pamela Greenwalt, Damon Romine, Leslie Simmons & SAG-AFTRA Communications Staff,

SAG-AFTRA Magazine, “The Action Issue”

* Bennet Kelley, Internet Law Center, “Amazon Tax Defeat and Google Under Siege”

* Dave Wagner, Eric Santiago & Juan Carlos Sanchez, Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Assn.,

“The Firemen’s Grapevine, May 2012 Issue”

ONLINE

H1. NEWS

* Lilly Fowler, Fair Warning, “State Investigators, Workers Cite Labor Abuses in Warehouse

Empire”

* Catherine Green, Neon Tommy, “New Details in Shooting Case”

* Martin Henderson, Rancho Santa Margarita Patch, “Forsberg Murder Trial: At Long Last, A

Question Answered”

* Michael Martinez, CNN, “On the Border; Guns, Drugs and a Betrayal of Trust”

* Staff, The Hollywood Reporter – THR.com, “Fatal Shooting at ‘The Dark Knight Rises’”

H2. INVESTIGATIVE

* Paige Brettingen, Dan Watson, Danny Lee, Gracie Zheng & Aaron Liu, Neon Tommy, “LA’s

Money, Matters, and Votes”

* Michael Collins & Denise Anne Duffield, EnviroReporter.com, “Boeing’s Meltdown Makeover”

* Celeste Fremon & Matthew Fleischer, WittnessLA, “LASD Investigations”

* Michael Martinez & Brad Johnson, CNN, “RFK Convicted Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Seeks

Feedom”

* Rodney Yap, Bloomberg News, “America’s Great State Payroll Giveaway”

H3. FEATURE

* Nadia Brandt, Bloomberg News, “Asian Home Buyers Buoy New Homes in California’s

Orange County”

* Paige Brettingen, Neon Tommy, “iPals: Connecting Students Half a World Away”

* & Sal Cardoni, TakePart.com, “Not In My Backyard”

* Vicki Chang, The Atlantic, “The Punk Rocker Who Would Be Judge”

* Catherine Green, Neon Tommy, “Police-Teen Advisory Board Bridges The Gap in LA”* Sarah Parvini, NeonTommy.com, “Tension Back Home: SoCals Iranian Community Feels the

Heat”

H4. PERSONALITY PROFILE

* Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, “Jon Bon Jovi, One of the True ‘Stand Up Guys,’

Opens Up As Never Before”

* Mike Fleeman, People.com, “Robby Benson: Inside His ‘Brutal Experience’ of Four Heart

Surgeries”

* Jessica Koslow, LA Stage Times, “Mikhail Baryshnikov: A Russian in Paris”

* Grant Slater, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “105 and Holy Sanctified”

* Sahra Sulaiman, Streetsblog Los Angeles, “Listening to the Streets”

H5. DATABASE-DRIVEN JOURNALISM

* Matthew Fleischer, WitnessLA, “Pay To Play: Does the LA Sheriff’s Dept. Exhange $$ for

Promotions?”

* Matt Pressberg, Neon Tommy, “Doing the Math on Guns”

* Christopher Palmeri & Rodney Yap, Bloomberg News, “Los Angeles $100,000 Carpenters

Show Clout of Utility’s Union”

* Michael Collins & Denise Anne Duffield, Enviroreporter.com, “Fukushima Investigation”

H6A. MULTI MEDIA PACKAGE

* Max Follmer, Eric Medina, Jacob Soboroff & Dorian Otero, Takepart.com, “Civics in a Minute”

* Pamela Greenwalt, Damon Romine, Leslie Simmons & SAG AFTRA Communications Staff,

Entertainment Union Membership Digital Publication, “SAG-AFTRA Magazine Digital Issue:

Put on a Happy Face”

* Staff, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Mars Curiosity Rover”

* Michele Steuven, Kris Widger, Monica Rizzo & Aili Nahas, People/People.com, “TCAs”

* THR.com, The Hollywood Reporter, “THR’s Oscar Roundtable Videos”

H6B. POLITICAL COLUMN/COMMENTARY

* Bill Blum, Truthdig.com, “The Future of Gun Control in the Aftermath of Sandy Hook”

* Nick Gillespie & Meredith Bragg, Reason.com, “3 Reasons U.S Drone Policy is Really

Freakin’ Scary”

* Robert David Jaffee, Huffington Post, “Double Standard for Bipolar Disorder”

* Raphael J. Sonenshein, Jewish Journal.com, “Out of Reagan’s Shadow”

* Matt Welch, Reason.com, “The Dark Side of anti-“Swiss Bank Account” Politics”

H7. NON-POLITICAL COLUMN/COMMENTARY

* Greg Beato, Reason Magazine, “Welcome to the Golden Age of Fact-Checking”

* Florie Brizel, CNN.com, “Why We All Need a Degree in ‘Mobilology’”

* Robert David Jaffee, Huffington Post, “Elyn Saks and the Power of Romance in Taming

Schizophrenia”

* Damien Newton, Streetsblog Los Angeles, “Don’t Let the South Figueroa Corridor Project Get

Lost in the CRA Shuffle”

* Timothy Spangler, Forbes.com, “Law of The Market”

H8. ONLINE SPORTS NEWS/FEATURE/COMMENTARY

* Aaron Fischman, Neon Tommy, “The Joys of NBA Summer League”

* Ann Frazier, Neon Tommy, “NHL Lockout Begins; Blame the Hypocritical Owners”

* Jonathan Kendrick, Neon Tommy, “How High School Eligibility Rules Spiked Todd Hunt’s Football Dreams”

* Devra Maza, Huffington Post, “When All-Stars Align: The Streak, 400 and the Home Run of

’41”

* Andrew Seah, Neon Tommy, “The New Face of American Tennis: John Who?”

H9. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

* Dylan Howard, Celebuzz, “Caught On Tape: Chevy Chase Rips His Own TV Sitcom”

* Dylan Howard, Celebuzz, “Exposed: Hollywood’s Clandestine Poker Ring”

* Dylan Howard, Celebuzz, “Family Feud: The Battle Over Michael Jackson’s Millions and His

Three Children”

H10. ENTERTAINMENT FEATURE

* Tasbeeh Herwees, Neon Tommy, “The Las Bookshops Of Los Angeles”

* Dylan Howard, Celebuzz, “Exposed: Hollywood’s Clandestine Poker Ring”

* Gordon Johnson, KCET-TV, “Gerald Clarke Jr.: The Contemporary Indian Experience

Through Art”

* Sarah Parvini, Neon Tommy, “The Family Arcade Holds on as the Arcade Industry Falters”

* Dahvi Shira, People.com, “Joey Kovar”

H11A. ENTERTAINMENT COMMENTARY/REVIEWS

* Kurt Loder, Reason, “The Great Lost Rolling Stones Documentary is Now a Museum Piece”

* Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter, “The Dark Night Rises”

* Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, “Film Reviews by Peter Rainer”

* Don Shirley, LAStageTimes.com, “LA Stage Watch”

* Timothy Spangler, Los Angeles Review of Books, “The New New Capitalism”

H11B. BLOG, INDIVIDUAL

* Danielle Berrin, Jewish Journal, “Should ‘Girls’ Just Get Married”/”Wrong to be Funny About

Anne Frank?”

* Laura Clark, Los Angeles Story, “Last Days as Only Child & Waiting for My Baby”

* Matt DeBord, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “DeBord Report”

* Ted Johnson, Variety, “RNC”

* Richard Stellar, The Wrap, “When Aging Actors Prey on the Elderly”

H12. BLOG, GROUP

* Matthew Belloni & Eriq Gardner, THR.com, “Hollywood, Esq.”

* Zuade Kaufman, Robert Scheer, Peter Scheer, Tracy Bloom & Alexander Reed Kelly,

Truthdig, “Ear To The Ground”

* Zachary Pincus-Roth, Amanda Lewis, Catherine Wagley, Siran Babayan & Jacy Wojcik, LA

Weekly, “Public Spectacle: LA Weekly’s Arts and Culture”

* Alexander Russo, Samantha Oltman, Hillel Aron & Jamie Alter Lynton, L.A. School Report,

“Collective Weblog, L.A. School Report: November 9, 2012”

* Staff, Reason Magazine, “Hit & Run Blog”

H13. WEBSITE, NEWS ORGANIZATION, EXCLUSIVE TO THE INTERNET

* Juan Devis, Drew Tewksbury, Bruce Dickson & Justin Cram, KCET-TV, “Artbound”

* Joanie Harmon, Ampersand Online Magazine – UCLA Graduate School of Education &

Information Studies, “Mike Rose: “Second Chance” Students Will Improve Economy, Society”

* Zuade Kaufman, Truthdig.com

* Alexander Russo, Samantha Oltman, Hillel Aron & Jamie Alter Lynton, L.A. School Report,“L.A. School Report: October 11, 2012”

* Amanda Wolfe, Kate Ackerman, Matthew Wayt, George Laure & David Gen, California

HealthCare Foundation & The Advisory Board Company, “CaliforniaHealthline.org”

H14. WEBSITE, NEWS ORGANIZATION

* Nick Gillespie, Reason Magazine, “Reason.com”

* Staff, Glendale News-Press, “www.glendalenewspress.com”

* Staff, LA Weekly, “People Issue Microsite”

* Staff, The Hollywood Reporter, “Hollywoodreporter.com”

SOCIAL MEDIA

I1. BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE AND/OR PROMOTE A STORY,

INDIVIDUAL

* Vicki Chen, Annenberg TV News, “For Garcetti, Experience is Double-Edged Sword”

* Tina Daunt, The Hollywood Reporter, “President Obama Has Private Meeting With Young

Stars at Beverly Hilton”

* Dylan Howard, Celebuzz, “Whitney Houston’s Death”

* Dylan Howard, Celebuzz, “Exposed: Hollywood’s Clandestine Poker Ring”

* Richard Stellar, The Wrap, “AGE: Activists for Geriatric Equality”

I2. BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE AND/OR PROMOTE A STORY,

ORGANIZATION

* Chris Keller & Kim Bui, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Dangerous Intersections”

* Staff, 89.3 FM – KPCC Los Angeles, “Social Media on Election Night”

* Jake Swearingen, LA Weekly, “Air Pollution Causes…Brain Damage”

* Adam VanGerpen, The Los Angeles Firefighter, “LAFD News and Information Blog”

* United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Facebook page

CAUSE/ADVOCACY JOURNALISM

J1. ADVOCACY JOURNALISM

* Sharon Bernstein, Olsen Ebright & Daisy Lin, NBC4 Los Angeles, “Taking Advantage of

California’s Change in Autism Insurance Coverage”

* Florie Brizel, Freelance, “Way We All Need A Degree In ‘Mobilology’”

* Christine Devine, Jose Ross, Patrick O’Brien, Veronica Corrilla & Will Wong, KTTV Fox 11

News, “Wednesday’s Child”

* Christine Devine, Tony Ruiz, Jeff Nolke, Steve Thorpe & Ruben Villaescusa, KTTV Fox 11

News, “Quake Ready”

* Richard Stellar, The Wrap, “Elder Rights Advocacy Journalist”

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALISM

K1. NEWS

* Mike Amor & John Varga, 7 Network Australia, “Under the Border”

* Claudine P. Mulard, Le Monde, “We are Safe on Mars!”

* Tom Walters & Liam Hyland, CTV – Canadian Television, “Searching for Sam Bacile”

K2. FEATURE

TBAK3. PERSONALITY PROFILE

* Tina Jøhnk Christensen, Jyllands-Posten, “Viggo Mortensen: Citizen of the World”

* Ruben V. Nepales, Philippine Daily Inquirer, “Charlie Sheen After The Meltdown”

* Ruben V. Nepales, Philippine Daily Inquirer, “Tim Burton Reveals the Origin of His Famously

Dark Fantasies”

* Tom Walters, Stephanie Kampf, Liam Hyland, Bryan Shepard & Denis Langlois, CTV –

Canadian Television, “Star Trek: The Journey of William Shatner”

* Kerstin Zilm, German Public Radio, “Portrait of Writer Felicitas Hoppe”

K4. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS OR FEATURE

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K5. COLUMNIST/CRITIC

* Janet R. Nepales, Manila Bulletin, “Barbra Streisand on Life, Success and Politics”

* Tom Walters, CTV – Canadian Television, “The Myth of Good And Evil”

YOUTH MEDIA

L1. COLLEGE NEWSPAPER

* Staff, Daily 49er

* Staff, The Daily Bruin

* Staff, Los Angeles Collegian, “May 2, 2012”

* Staff, Los Angeles Collegian, “November 7, 2012”

L2. HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER

* Highlights, Beverly Hills High School

* The Pearl Post, Daniel Pearl Magnet High School

L3. NEWS WEBSITE

* Annenberg TV News

* Highlights, Beverly Hills High School

* The Pearl Post, Daniel Pearl Magnet High School

L4. INDIVIDUAL BLOG

N/A

L5. PHOTOGRAPHY

* Julia Deng & Bronte Lawson Turk, Annenberg TV News, “Occupy Protester”

* Ryan Kyle Williams & Bronte Lawson Turk, Annenberg TV News, “Endeavor Drives Down

Crenshaw”

L6. WRITING — PRINT

TBA

L7. REPORTING – BROADCAST, PODCAST OR STREAM

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M1. GENERAL NON-FICTION

* Bob Brill, “No Barrier: How the Internet Destroyed the World Economy”

* Guillaume Serina, France USA Media, Inc., “Obama Face Auc 9 Plaies de l’Amerique”

* Deanne Stillman, Nation Books, “Desert Reckoning”M2. BIOGRAPHY OR MEMOIR

TBA

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