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Hews Media Group-Community News Captures Two Los Angeles Press Club Awards


Staff Report

Hews Media Group-Community News captured two awards at the 60th Annual Southern California Media Awards Ceremony sponsored by the Los Angeles Press Club held June 24th at the Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel.

HMG-CN has now won fourteen awards in the past six years including Best Investigative Newspaper in Los Angeles in 2012, 2014, and 2015. HMG-CN placed second in the same category in 2013 and 2016.

HMG-CN Publisher Brian Hews was nominated in the categories of Best Investigative Series and the prestigious Journalist of the Year.

Sports Editor Loren Kopff was nominated in the Sports category.

There were over 1,400 entries this year, a record for the annual event.

L.J. Williamson of the Daily Journal won Best Investigative category for Controversy has arisen over Antelope Valley head deputy DA’s handling of pleas.

HMG-CN Publisher Hews placed second for Dark Money Influencing La Mirada City Council Race.

This was the sixth award in the Investigative category for Hews and HMG-CN in the past six years.

Jon Regardie of the Los Angeles Downtown News took home the prestigious Journalist of the year with Hews placing second.

“It was a honor just to be nominated for an award,” said Hews, “congratulations to all the winners.”

The 61st annual Los Angeles Press Club Awards will be held in June 2018 once again at the Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel.




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Congrats once again Mr. Hews. That series was an eye-opener for residents of the city and quashed the image of Sarega as a clean-cut Christian protecting the people as a police, officer wanting to give back to the community that bore him. It’s very clear Sarega and father Ion/John/Nelu (our whatever name he goes by today) are only interested in one thing, and that is higher office, and the power they perceive it brings and will lie and cheat to get there. The facts from the series were well-documented and presented in a fair manner as demonstrated by the only… Read more »

Mike Simpfenderfer
Mike Simpfenderfer

Congratulations! Some will use darkness to hide the truth. You provided the light needed for the truth to shine through! No mercy upon those who steal from the taxpayers!