LANG to be honored at CNPA Awards

LANG to be honored at CNPA Awards

We are pleased to announce the Los Angeles News Group’s honorees in the annual California Newspaper Publisher Association’s journalism contest. This honors the best work in our state in 2013.

LANG received a total of 37 notifications of award over the four circulation categories in which we competed.

There are 22 1st- or 2nd-place awards. The winners of this group will be announced at CNPA’s annual awards banquet on May 3 in San Jose.

By paper – several awards were collaborations of more than one, and thus entered in the higher-circulation category – the 1st- or 2nd-place winners are:

Daily News (large category)

* Breaking News, coverage of the Manhunt for Christopher Dorner Staff
* Enterprise Reporting, Dorothy’s Story Sarah Reingewirtz and Dana Bartholomew
* Best Writing, Dorothy’s Story Dana Bartholomew
* Coverage of Business News, Time to Buy Greg Wilcox, Kevin Smith and Muhummed El-Hasan.
* Best Investigative Reporting, The Shadow of Abuse Barb Jones, Susan Abram, Dana Bartholomew, Harrison Sheppard, Carolina Garcia
* Best Front Page Brian Harr
* Special Section, Decision Time Susan Abram and staff

Daily Breeze (large category)

* Coverage of Local Government, Lennox School District dysfunction Rob Kuznia
* Agricultural Reporting, 48 Hours Brian Sumers
* Best Sports Story, 25 years since the Wayne Gretzky trade changed hockey forever Elliott Teaford
* Graphic Illustration, Gang Injunctions Paul Penzella

Press-Telegram (large category)

* Best Front Page Design staff
* Special Sports Section, Kickoff 2013 Robert Morales, Mike Guardabascio, JJ Fiddler, Tyler Hendrickson, David Felton

The Sun (medium category)

* Best Investigative Reporting, Ghost Town Jim Steinberg, Rachel Luna, Paul Penzella, Ryan Carter, Brian Harr
* Special Section, A Special Report: Hinkley Jim Steinberg, Rachel Luna, Paul Penzella, Ryan Carter, Brian Harr

Daily Bulletin (medium category)

* Sports Photo, Remarkable Crash Will Lester

San Gabriel Valley Tribune (medium category)

* Best Front Page Design staff

Whittier Daily News (small category)

* GENERAL EXCELLENCE Staff
* Arts & Entertainment Coverage Catherine Gaugh & staff

Redlands Daily Facts (small category)

* Enterprise Reporting, Homelessness in Redlands Greg Cappis, John Valenzuela, Toni Momberger
* Best Front Page Design staff

The Gazettes (weekly category)

* Best Sports Story, Washington Breaks Speedometer Mike Guardabascio



In addition, 15 “blue-ribbon finalists,” or honorable mention for 3rd or 4th place, were named. They were:

The Gazettes

* Best Website
* Special Sports Section, Grand Prix Staff

Redlands Daily Facts

* GENERAL EXCELLENCE Staff
* Coverage of Local Government, Teacher Sex Scandal. Greg Cappis
* Best Website

Whittier Daily News

* Enterprise Reporting, Zoot Suit Riots. Ben Baeder and Daniel Tedford
* Best Sports Section Sports staff
* Best Website

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

* Best Sports Section Sports staff
* Special Sports Section, Prep Xtra. Keith Lair, Robert Morales, Steve Ramirez, Aram Tolegian, Fred Robledo
* Enterprise Reporting, Failing Our Kids. Ben Baeder and Sarah Reingewirtz
* Best Page Layout & Design. Design staff

Daily News

* Best Sports Section. Sports staff
* Best Columns. Dennis McCarthy
* Photo Essay, Dorothy’s Story. Sarah Reingewirtz

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