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San Diego LGBT Weekly wins a record 20 San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism Awards

San Diego LGBT Weekly won a record 20 awards at last night’s San Diego Press club’s 44th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards. With these awards, LGBT Weekly has now won a total of 77 awards for journalism excellence since it was founded in 2010.

Over 400 press and PR professionals mingled among 18 restaurants, nine wineries, beer from Stone Brewery and Bay City Brewery and music from Mulligan Stew at the Jacobs Center at Market Creek.

The San Diego Press Club’s Journalism Awards are among the largest regional competitions in the United States and honor outstanding work in print, broadcast and online journalism. Last night’s event  was emceed by Hal Clement. Special awards went to The San Diego Union-Tribune’s Andrew Kleske (Harold Keen Award); PR professional Rick Griffin (Andy Mace Award) and sustainable seafood advocate Tommy Gomes (San Diego Press Club Directors Award).

LGBT Weekly won seven first place, nine second place and four third place awards. “The spread of awards covered a wide range of categories from the contributions of our columnists and feature writers to our investigative reporting where we won all three awards,” said Editor Steve Lee. “These awards demonstrate our depth and quality of coverage and I applaud my team of writers for another year of outstanding work.”

Among those honored were political columnist Joel Trambley, investigative journalist Thom Senzee, feature writer Victor Hoff, entertainment writer Tom Andrew, food critic Lance Ryder, movie reviewer Ted Gideonse and columnist Nicole Murray Ramirez. Publisher Stampp Corbin, Editor Steve Lee and Art Director Jeff Jungblut were also honored.

To revisit the full line up of awards follow the links below.

FIRST PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Front Page Design

“We Are Orlando – Stronger Together; San Diego Pride 2016”

FIRST PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Investigative Reporting

Friends dispel rumors San Diego civil rights leader took life over legal bill

FIRST PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Multicultural

Windwalker: Medicine Woman

FIRST PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Political/ Government

How bad can it get?

FIRST PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Reviews: Misc

A most salient portrait of evil

FIRST PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Travel – Domestic

Destination: Puerto Rico

FIRST PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Travel – International

Bienvenido a La Habana: Exploring gay life in Cuba’s capital

SECOND PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Column – Serious Subject

Politically Aware column

SECOND PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Essay/Commentary/Opinion

Disruption

SECOND PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Investigative Reporting

SDHDF departure begs question: Where’s the money?

SECOND PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Profile

The substance beneath Dr. Bronner’s foam

SECOND PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Real Estate

How to be the winner when everyone wants to win

SECOND PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Reviews: Misc

This could-be-thorny subject is beautifully tackled

SECOND PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Reviews: Restaurant

Vive les changements!

SECOND PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Reviews: Theater

Spitfire Grill serves up a tasty down-home dish

SECOND PLACE

Websites, Blog – News and Opinion

lgbtweekly.com

THIRD PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Column – Serious Subject

Conversations with the Mayor of Hillcrest

THIRD PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Feature – Light Subject

Has the academy finally moved on from the #OscarsSoWhite years?

THIRD PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Investigative Reporting

Lil B’s workers all but resigned to alleged pay theft

THIRD PLACE

Non-daily newspapers

Profile

Michael is transitioning



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