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  1. New SF Press Club Website Launches
  2. Tickets on Sale for Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards Dinner
  3. David Louie of ABC-7 News Will Keynote Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards on November 16
  4. First Amendment Coalition Seeks Nominations for 2017 Free Speech & Open Government Awards
  5. Deadline extended to enter Press Club contest until Sept. 25
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New SF Press Club Website Launches

Check out our new SF Press Club Website at sfpressclub.org !

For any Press Club news after November 13, 2017, please use the new site.

This site will no longer be updated after November 13th.

All the articles on this website are also available and searchable on the new site as well.


    

Tickets on Sale for Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards Dinner

The San Francisco Press Club's 2017 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner will be held on Thursday, November 16 at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame. Our judges from other states are hard at work judging our Bay Area contest!

CLICK HERE for tickets and to select your dinner choice. Tickets are $75 per person.

We're very excited to announce that this year's keynote speaker and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient will be Emmy award-winning television journalist David Louie of ABC-7 News. Currently reporting on business and technology for the San Jose/Silicon Valley Bureau, David continues to inform and educate Bay Area audiences on a daily basis as he has done throughout his impressive and wide-ranging 45-year career. We look forward to his reflections and celebrating his achievements and public service.

We're also delighted that award-winning KTVU Fox 2 reporter and anchor, Tara Moriarty, will be this year's emcee. Tara is an award-winning reporter and anchor for KTVU Fox 2 News.

Bay Area radio legend Peter Cleaveland also will be honored with a San Francisco Press Club Service Award for his many years of dedication to the club. During his illustrious career, Peter worked for KGO-TV, KGO Radio, ABC Radio News and AFTRA. Peter's major news stories include the kidnapping and capture of Patricia Hearst, the freeing of U.S. hostages in Iran, Falklands War reporting in Argentina, floods, famines and fires. He has won numerous awards for outstanding investigative reporting, and he was inducted into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame in September.

Please mark your calendars to join us for this special evening! More details will follow.

Questions? Please call or email Executive Director Terry Williams at 619-743-3669 or sfpc@cox.net.

We look forward to seeing you at the awards ceremony!
    

David Louie of ABC-7 News Will Keynote Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards on November 16


Please save the date for The San Francisco Press Club's 2017 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner, which will be held on Thursday, November 16 at the Hilton San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame.

We're very excited to announce that this year's keynote speaker and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient will be Emmy award-winning television journalist David Louie of ABC-7 News. Currently reporting on business and technology for the San Jose/Silicon Valley Bureau, David continues to inform and educate Bay Area audiences on a daily basis as he has done throughout his impressive and wide-ranging 45-year career. We look forward to his reflections and celebrating his achievements and public service.

We're also delighted that award-winning KTVU Fox 2 reporter and anchor, Tara Moriarty, will be this year's emcee. Tara is an award-winning reporter and anchor for KTVU Fox 2 News. Please mark your calendars to join us for this special evening! More details will follow.
    

First Amendment Coalition Seeks Nominations for 2017 Free Speech & Open Government Awards




The 
First Amendment Coalition is soliciting nominees for the FAC Free Speech & Open Government Award, given each year for performance of exemplary work in the arena of open government. The nomination deadline is October 30th. The awards will be presented November 30th.

Qualifications for the award are outstanding accomplishment, service or other contributions to “the people’s right to know” about government. The winner, or winners, could be a journalist, blogger, lawyer, news organization (print or digital), software developer or community activist. 

The award recognizes an individual or institution whose actions deserve public honor and emulation for their advancement of government transparency. Areas vital in the struggle for open government are access to public meetings, public records, the courts, government data; defense of citizens’ right to speak; defense of journalists’ rights; and defense of the right to “blow the whistle” and alert the public to government misconduct and other matters of common concern.

The First Amendment Coalition Award will be accompanied by a $1,000 prize and will be presented at th​​​e 140th Annual Winter Meeting of the California Press Foundation, on November 30th in San Francisco.

Send nominations, supported by links to online documents or written materials such as letters and newspaper clippings to explain the nature of the performance, service or activity to be saluted, its context and its consequences. 

Self-nominations are encouraged. (Don’t be shy!)

Address nominations to: 
First Amendment
Coalition, 534 4th Street, Suite B, San Rafael, CA 94901
or email award@firstamendmentcoalition.org.

Deadline for nominations, covering work produced in the previous 12 months, is October 30th.

Visit Free Speech & Government Transparency Award Winners
https://firstamendmentcoalition.org/fac_free_speech_open_government_award_winners/
to learn more about award recipients from previous years.
    

Deadline extended to enter Press Club contest until Sept. 25

The San Francisco Press Club has extended the deadline to enter its annual journalism contest to 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 25. This is the final deadline and no entries will be accepted after that date. Here are the instructions for entering.

Entries must have been published, posted or broadcast between Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2016. All entries will be judged by media professionals from press clubs across the United States. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your work and add notable recognition to your resume. 

Last year the contest attracted 241 entries and 100 journalists were honored from 29 media organizations.

The awards will be presented at a dinner on Thursday, Nov. 16. The emcee will be KTVU's Tara Moriarty.

The event will honor the outstanding work of Bay Area print, TV, radio and digital media journalists, graphic designers and photographers, as well as the work of documentary filmmakers and PR materials from nonprofits and corporations.

Questions? Please call or email Awards Administrator Terry Williams at (619) 743-3669 or sfpc@cox.net.
    

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