LOS ANGELES PRESS CLUB

Encouraging serious journalism

  

Finalists of the 57th SoCal Journalism Awards 2015    

(Listed in alphabetical order, by last name)

A. JOURNALISTS OF THE YEAR
A1. PRINT (Over 50,000 circulation)
* Hillel Aron, LA Weekly
* Gary Baum, The Hollywood Reporter
* Fred Dickey, San Diego U-T
* R. Scott Moxley, OC Weekly
* Frank Suraci, Daily Breeze

A2. PRINT (Under 50,000 circulation)
* Dan Evans, Glendale News-Press
* James Rufus Koren, Los Angeles Business Journal
* Brent Lang, Variety
* Jon Regardie, Los Angeles Downtown News
* Beau Yarbrough, The Sun

A3. TELEVISION JOURNALIST
* N/A

A4. RADIO JOURNALIST
* Saul Gonzalez, KCRW
* Larry Mantle, KPCC

A5. ONLINE JOURNALIST
* Brian Addison, “Longbeachize”, Long Beach Post
* Bill Boyarksy, Truthdig
* Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter
* Carren Jao, KCET
* Robert Scheer, Truthdig

A6. ENTERTAINMENT JOURNALIST
* Daniel Miller, Los Angeles Times
* Amy Nicholson, LA Weekly
* Jase Peeples, The Advocate
* Lacey Rose, The Hollywood Reporter
* Ramin Setoodeh, Variety

A7. SPORTS JOURNALIST
* N/A

A8. PHOTO JOURNALIST
* Ringo H.W. Chiu, Los Angeles Business Journal 
* Allen J. Schaben, Los Angeles Times


X. ALL MEDIA PLATFORMS
X1. BEST HUMOR/SATIRE WRITING
* Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate, “Advice Goddess”
* Zachary Pincus-Roth and Eve Weston, LA Weekly, “Cards Against Humanity: LA Edition”
* Zachary Pincus-Roth, LA Weekly, “LA Weekly April Fools Day”
* Jon Regardie, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Thanks For Calling 911”
* Jaci Stephen, LA Not So Confidential, “Penis vs. The Furry Cup”

X2. OBITUARY
* Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, “Casey Kasem, American Top 40 Icon Dies at 82”
* Mike Barnes, The Hollywood Reporter, “Glen A. Larson, Creator of TV’s Quincy M.E., Magnum P.I. and Battlestar Galactica, Dies at 77”
* Kimberly Nordyke, The Hollywood Reporter, “Robin Williams Dies of Suspected Suicide”
* George Pennacchio and Cheryl Diano, KABC, “Shirley Temple: A Fond Farewell”
* Matt Welch, Reason, “The Third Lesson of Nelson Mandela”

X3. ACTIVISM JOURNALISM
* Bill Boyarsky, Truthdig, “We Have to Change the Way We Report on Rape”
* Chris Hedges, Truthdig, “How the Brutalized Become Brutal”
* Chris Hedges, Truthdig, “The Last Days of Tomas Young”
* Sunnivie Brydum, Daniel Reynolds and Parker Marie Molloy, The Advocate, “Is the T Word the New N Word?”
* Neon Tommy Staff Reporters, Neon Tommy, “More than Overcrowding: A Deeper Look at the Problem Within Prisons”

X4. PUBLIC SERVICE NEWS or FEATURE
* Gary Baum, The Hollywood Reporter, “Hollywood's Vaccine Wars: L.A.’s ‘Entitled’ Westsiders Behind City’s Epidemic”
* Nadja Brandt and John Gittelsohn, Bloomberg News, “Housing Woes Worse in L.A. Than New York, San Francisco”
* Will Federman and Matthew Tinoco, Neon Tommy, “New South L.A. Hospital Faces Criticism Over Delays, Lack Of Services”
* Steve Friess, Takepart.com, “The Military Has a Rape Problem—and It's Not Just Women Who Suffer”
* Michael Martinez, Stephanie Elam and Erica Henry, CNN, “Ferguson: A Small Town in Missouri Opens a Chasm of National Wounds”

X5. SCIENCE/HEALTH/TECHNOLOGY REPORTING
* The Advocate Staff, The Advocate, “31 Days of PrEP”
* Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News, “Nursing Home Oversight”
* KTLA Special Projects, KTLA5 News, “KTLA’s Virtual Reality Check”
* Daina Beth Solomon, Intersections South LA, “Zumba Boom in South LA’s Concrete Desert”
* Paul Tullis, TakePart.com, “The Incredible True Story of How Cannabis is Coming to Rite-Aid”

X6. POLITICAL/GOVERNMENT REPORTING
* Bill Blum, Truthdig, “No Justice for Michael Brown”
* Agustin Durán, Hoy Los Angeles, “Como Don Porfirio”
* KTLA Special Projects, KTLA 5 News, “KTLA Channel 5 Celebrates America”
* Andres Pruna, León Krauze and Andres Bonilla, KMEX Univision 34 Los Angeles, “La Frontera Millonaria”
* Aitana Vargas, 20 Minutos USA Edition & Hoy Los Angeles, “Arbritaje Laboral”

X7. EDUCATIONAL REPORTING
* Leslie Aaronson, KCET,How to Get Students Excited About Learning to Code”
* John Cádiz Klemack, NBC4, “Miramonte Sex Scandal: Exclusive Continuing Coverage”
* Silene Rivera, Hoy Los Angeles,Con Caracter y sin Complejos”
* Matt Tinoco, Intersections South LA, “LAUSD Software Inflicts Scheduling Chaos”

X8. ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING
* Mike Amor, Arron Hage and Duncan McLeod, Seven Network Australia, "Grand Battle"
* Joel Beers, OC Weekly, "The Santa Ana River Is Ready for Its Renaissance"
* John R. Platt, Takepart.com, "The Battle to Control the Story—and Science—of the Deepwater Horizon Catastrophe"
* Cara Santa Maria, Alicia Clark, John Sandoval and Michael Bloecher, KCET, ""SoCal Connected" - Wildlife Center"
* Gabriela Teissier, Hugo Olguin and Andres Pruna, KMEX Univision, "Cada Gota Cuesta"

X9. MULTI-MEDIA PACKAGE
*
Joel Grover and Jacquelin Sonderling, NBC4, “Risky Ride: Who's Behind the Wheel?”
* Fernando Hurtado and Kimberly Leoffler, Annenberg TV News, “Ferguson Protests Reach USC Campus”
* Noel King, Krissy Clark, Caitlin Esch, Lindsay Thomas and Deborah Clark, Marketplace, “York & Fig: At the Intersection of Change”
* Los Angeles News Group Staff, Los Angeles News Group, “California Drought Website”
* Daniel Miller, Lily Mihalik, Armand Emamdjomeh, Kari Howard and Morgan Schweitzer, Los Angeles Times, “Finding Marlowe”

X10. CRIME REPORTING
* Kimberly Cornell, Angel C. Kim, Chip Yost, Jason Roberts and Justin Mashouf, KTLA5 News, “The Killing Gene”
* Olga Grigoryants and Daina Beth Solomon, Intersections South LA, “40 Years for Four Shots”
* Scott Johnson, The Hollywood Reporter, “A Survivor Producer, A Dead Wife, Four Years In A Mexican Prison: New Evidence Amid A Nightmare”
* Daniel Miller, Los Angeles Times, “Finding Marlowe”
* R. Scott Moxley, OC Weekly, “Lonnie Kocontes’ Love Boat”

X11. BEST TRAVEL FEATURE ON CALIFORNIA
* Degen Pener, Jeanie Pyun and Leslie McKenzie, The Hollywood Reporter, “How to Do Summer Malibu Style”
* Maria Estevez, Conde Nast Traveler Spain & LatinAmerica,
El Lado Sexy de Los Angeles”


B. PRINT – ANY OUTLET
B1. HARD NEWS
* Henry Dubroff, Erika Martin, Marissa Wenzke and Stephen Nellis, Pacific Coast Business Times, “Isla Vista Tragedy”
* Howard Fine, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Will NFL Team Link to Carson?”
* Gregg Kilday and Tina Daunt, The Hollywood Reporter, “Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott: The Economic Fallout”
* Kim Masters, The Hollywood Reporter, “Sony Terrorized: The Panic, Fear and Fury”

B2. HEADLINE
* Laurence Darmiento, San Fernando Valley Business Journal, “A New Brand of Cheese Whizzes”
* Laura Dominick, Los Angeles Times, “Colossal Fossil”
* Mike Davis, Los Angeles Times, “Stalks and Bonds”
* Tom Hicks, Los Angeles Business Journal, “High Times: Soaring Stock Mints First Legal Pot Billionaire”
* Kevin Leung, Los Angeles Times, “Waiter, I’m Ready for the Tabby”

B3. SPORTS
* Patricia Bunin, Pasadena Star-News, “Senior Moments - Robert Riger and His Sport”
* Howard Fine, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Will NFL Team Link to Carson?”
* Eddie Kim, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Downtown's Unlikely Soccer Champs”
* David Nusbaum, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Site Long Seen as NFL Catch”
* Aitana Vargas, Hoy Los Angeles, “De ‘Luchador Callejero’ a ‘Campeón de Lucha’”


C. SOCIAL MEDIA
C2. BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE and/or COVER A STORY (ORGANIZATION)
Christina Cocca, Samia Khan, Jonathan Lloyd, Andrew Lopez and Irene Moore, NBC4, “Deadly California Bus Crash”
* Gillian Sheldon, Rachel Kraus and Catherine Manzanares, TakePart.com, “SeaWorld’s Worst Nightmare”
* Gillian Sheldon, Rachel Kraus and Catherine Manzanares, TakePart.com, “U.N. Climate Summit: Film Premiere & Live Coverage”
* Melody Soto, Drew Tewksbury and Daniel Medina, KCET, “Social Media for ‘The Mojave Project’”
* Adam VanGerpen, United Firefighters of Los Angeles City, IAFF, Local 112, “Firefighter Endorsements for City Council”

D. ART/PHOTOGRAPHY
D1. NEWS PHOTO
* Benjamin Dunn, Neon Tommy, “Da Vinci Apartments Burn Behind Downtown Los Angeles Skyline”
* Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, “Colby Fire”
* Chris Mihal, Bailey Franklin and Ture Lillegraven, Variety, “Gravity’s’ Alfonso Cuaron Talks Moving on From Oscars”

* Allen J. Schaben, Los Angeles Times, “Fighting Cocos Fire From Above”
* Sahra Sulaiman, Streetsblog Los Angeles, “Friends of Oscar Toledo, Jr., Gather Around the Ghost Bike Put up at 47th and Normandie in South LA”

D2. FEATURE PHOTO
* Ringo H.W. Chiu, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Beyond Vape”
* Benjamin Dunn, Neon Tommy, “Xinran Ji Supporters Prepare For Press Conference”
* Jennifer Laski, Shanti Marlar, Carrie Smith and David Needleman, The Hollywood Reporter, “Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis, Cover”
* Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, “Cowgirl at Stagecoach”
* Allen J. Schaben, Los Angeles Times, “Kings Fans Rally After Stanley Cup Win”
* David Sprague, San Fernando Valley Business Journal, “Sparking Growth”

D3. PORTRAIT
* Chris Mihal, Bailey Franklin and Pari Dukovic, Variety, “Marion Cotillard”
* Chris Mihal, Bailey Franklin and Yu Tsai, Variety, “Rosamund Pike Spread”
* Godofredo Astudillo, Rodelio Astudillo, Ed Baker and Frontiers Media, Frontiers Media, “India’s Gay Crown Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil”
* Jennifer Laski, Shanti Marlar, Carrie Smith and Miller Mobley, The Hollywood Reporter, “Philip Seymour Hoffman”
* Ringo H.W. Chiu, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Stewart and Lynda Resnick”

D4. SPORTS PHOTO
* David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News, “Kershaw Celebrates Dodgers Victory”
* Benjamin Dunn, Neon Tommy, “USC Dives For The Football”
* Charlie Magovern, Neon Tommy, “Women’s Soccer vs. Colorado”
* John McCoy, Los Angeles Daily News, “Dodgers Defeat Braves”
* Allen J. Schaben, Los Angeles Times, “Stanley Cup Celebration”

D5. ENTERTAINMENT PHOTO
* Ringo H.W. Chiu, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Hero Ventures”
* Benjamin Dunn, Neon Tommy, “USC Students Celebrate Springfest”
* Charlie Magovern, Neon Tommy, “Hang Time”
* Jenny Sargent, Jennifer Laski, Shanti Marlar and Ruven Afanador, The Hollywood Reporter, “Glenn Close”
* Shanti Marlar, Jennifer Laski, Carrie Smith, Jenny Sargent and Andrew Hetherington, The Hollywood Reporter, “John Oliver”

D6. EDITORIAL CARTOON * Doug Davis, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Keep Digging, Donald”
* Steve Greenberg, Ventura County Reporter, “The Critical Line”
* Chris Mihal and Bailey Franklin, Variety, “Emmy Comedy Preview: Quirky Is the New Black”
* Chris Mihal and Bailey Franklin, Variety, “New Producers Flooding Indie TV With Faith and Family Friendly Fare”
* Jose Tobar, Los Angeles Collegian, “Next Stop: Fare Hike Ave.”

D7. PHOTO ESSAY (Single topic)
* Brian Addison, Long Beach Post,“IN PICTURES: The Soon-to-Be Ghost of the Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool”
* Ringo H.W. Chiu, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Hollywood: Strip Away”
* Jennifer Laski, Shanti Marlar, Carrie Smith and Austin Hargrave, The Hollywood Reporter, “Downtown Abbey Set Visit”
* Chris Mihal and Bailey Franklin, Variety, “Emmy Gallery”
* Allen J. Schaben, Los Angeles Times,“California's Drought Crisis”

E. DAILY/WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS
E1. NEWS FEATURE (Over 1,000 words)
* Gendy Alimurung, LA Weekly, “Gimme Shelter: Living Homeless in a Shelter Gave the WeHo News Publisher the Story of His Life”
* Hillel Aron, LA Weekly, ”Barbarians at the Gate: The Cultural War Over the Last True Skid Row in America”
* R. Scott Moxley, OC Weekly, “Newport Beach Police Department Corruption”
* Laura Sanchez Ley, Hoy Los Angeles, “Niños Migrantes Viajan en el Nuevo Tren Diablo”
* Jared Sichel, Jewish Journal, “What the Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott Says About Where We Draw Our Lines in a Global Economy”

E2. NEWS FEATURE (Under 1,000 words)
* Thomas Curwen, Mel Melcon, Lorena Iniguez Elebee and Javier Zarracina, Los Angeles Times, "Behind the Grand Pour: Building L.A.'s New Tallest Tower"
* Paula Diaz, Hoy Los Angeles, "Confusion y Temor"
* Selena Rivera, Hoy Los Angeles, "Ser Gay es Delito en mi Pais"
* Josh Rottenberg and Daniel Miller, Los Angeles Times, "Before Sony Hacking, 'Interview' Co-Directors Knew of N. Korea Risk"
* Eileen Truax, Hoy Los Angeles, "La Accion que llego Demasiado Tarde”

E3. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS or FEATURE
* Daniel Miller, Los Angeles Times, “Finding Marlowe”
* Zachary Pincus-Roth, LA Weekly, “Can TV save India?”
* Martha Sarabia, La Opinión, “¿Es Racista la Televisión Latina en Estados Unidos?”
* Tom Teicholz, Jewish Journal, “Czech Photographer’s Work is Peaceful Political Protest”
* Tom Teicholz, Jewish Journal, “Jewish Heroes of the Great Patriotic War”

E4. PERSONALITY PROFILE
* Gendy Alimurung, LA Weekly, "The Shot of a Lifetime"
* Gendy Alimurung, LA Weekly, "He Wears A Dress. She's Fine With That"
* Daniel Miller, Los Angeles Times, "Hollywood Cameraman Insists he Invented the Celebrity Selfie in 1981"
* Zachary Pincus-Roth, LA Weekly, "The World Pun Champion Defends His Title"
* Aitana Vargas, Hoy Los Angeles, "Pablo Gonzales"

E5. INVESTIGATIVE/SERIES
* Richard Marosi, Hoy Los Angeles, “Producto de México
* Karmel Melamed, Jewish Journal, "Creditors Left with Little in Namvar Bankruptcy Case" & "Local Iranian Jewish Banker and Leader Acquitted of Federal Fraud Charges"
* Frank Suraci, Torrance Daily Breeze, “Centinela Corruption”
* Ani Ucar, Chris Walker and Elana Pritchard, LA Weekly, “On the Inside”
* Simone Wilson, Jewish Journal, “Wilson’s Investigation Into the Gaza War”

E6. BUSINESS
* Jeff Collins, Orange County Register, "Back in the Nest: Staying with Parents Hampers Recovery"
* Jeff Collins, Orange County Register, "Chinese Homebuyers Seeking Security in O.C."
* Jeff Collins, Orange County Register, "Housing Rebound Has Construction Workers Rebuilding Lives"
* Christopher Palmeri, Anousha Sakoui, Lucas Shaw, Robert B. Golum and Michael Riley, Bloomberg News, "
Sony Hacking Exposes the Studio's Inner Workings"

E7. COMMENTARY
* Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate
* Thomas Elias, California Focus Syndicated Column
* Marty Kaplan, Jewish Journal
* R. Scott Moxley, OC Weekly
* Raphael Sonenheim, Jewish Journal

E8. COLUMNIST
* Gendy Alimurung, LA Weekly, “Candyland”
* Danielle Berrin, Jewish Journal, “The Horror of ISIS”
* Fred Dickey, San Diego Union-Tribune, “Cyclist Stunned Hit-And-Run Driver Remains Unpunished…”
* Rob Eshman, Jewish Journal, “A Collection of Columns, ‘New Rule: Fanatics Can’t Use Twitter,’ et al.”
* Marty Kaplan, Jewish Journal, “A Collection of Columns, ‘The Flappy Bird of Paradise,’ et al.”

E9. REVIEWS or CRITICISM
* Sergio Burstein, Hoy Los Angeles, “Una Mujer De Pelicula”
* Amy Nicholson, LA Weekly, “The Boxtrolls is the Cutest Kiddie Cartoon Ever Made About Hitler”
* Amy Nicholson, LA Weekly, “Transformers: Age of Extinction: At Least the Product Placement is Interesting”
* Besha Rodell, LA Weekly, “Barton G Review: A Fiasco from Miami, Now in Beverly Hills”
* Tom Teicholz, Jewish Journal, “With Cohen’s 80th Birthday Come ‘Popular Problems’”

E10. SPORTS
(Moved to B3)

E11. DESIGN
* Design Staff, Los Angeles Daily News, “April 25th
* Rodas Heiner, Hoy Los Angeles, “Una Mujer de Pelicula”


F. DAILY/WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS
F1. NEWS FEATURE (Over 1,000 words)
* Justin Chapman, Pasadena Weekly, “Justice on Parade”
* Andre Coleman, Pasadena Weekly, “Turn the Page”
* Eddie Kim, Los Angeles Downtown News, “How Downtown Came to be Weedtown”
* Alfred Lee, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Booze-filled 7-Eleven Left Reeling”
* H.G. Reza, OC Weekly, “Santa Ana Michoacanos vs. the Templarios”

F2. NEWS FEATURE (Under 1,000 words)
* Brian Hews, Los Cerritos Community News, “Lavish Friday Golf Outings”
* Hannah Miet, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Fuller Plates”

F3. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS or FEATURE
*
Elliot Golan and Mark Madler, San Fernando Valley Business Journal, “Life After Leno”
* Eddie Kim, Los Angeles Downtown News, “To Tiananmen Square and Back”
* Charles Lam, OC Weekly, “The Very Merry Un-Gangs of Disneyland”
* Sandro Monetti, Los Angeles Business Journal, “'Baywatch' Eyes Splash in China”
* Jonathan Polakoff, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Sky’s Limit”

F4. PERSONALITY PROFILE
* Tom Dotan, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Deep L.A. Roots”
* Donna Evans, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Strike a Pose”
* Carol Kearns, Downey Patriot, “Family Business”
* Carl Kozlowski, Pasadena Weekly, “Oracle of Outrage”
* Theresa Marie Moreau, The Remnant, “29 Years in Laogai”

F5. INVESTIGATIVE/SERIES
* Andre Coleman, Kevin Uhrich, Pasadena Weekly, “When Worlds Collide”
* Donna Evans, Los Angeles Downtown News, “A Downtown Pharmacy’s Big Pill Problem”
* Brian Hews, Los Cerritos Community News, “La Mirada Football Booster Club Under Scrutiny by Attorney General”
* Alfred Lee and Matt Pressberg, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Life Settlements”
* Beau Yarbrough, The Sun, “Rialto Unified Investigation”

F6. BUSINESS
* Gustavo Arellano, OC Weekly, “Aaron Kushner's Wrecking Ball”
* Henry Dubroff and Marlize van Romburgh, Pacific Coast Business Times, “Costly Eye Drug”
* Elliot Golan, Joel Russell and Staff, San Fernando Valley Business Journal, “Real Life Storage Wars”
* Eddie Kim, Los Angeles Downtown News, “As Downtown Grows, the Big-Money Developers Rush In”
* James Rufus Koren, Los Angeles Business Journal, “Good Deal?”

F7. COMMENTARY
* Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate, “I’m with Stupor”
* Charles Crumpley, Los Angeles Business Journal, “The Creative Economy’s Naked Truth”
* Henry Dubroff, Pacific Coast Business Times, “Commentary”
* Deon Joseph, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Downtown is in a Mental Health State of Emergency”
* Ricardo Perez, Downey Patriot, “The Accordion, the Attorney, and My Passion”

F8. COLUMNIST
* Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate
* Charles Crumpley, Los Angeles Business Journal
* Dan Evans, Glendale News-Press & Burbank Leader
* Jon Regardie, Los Angeles Downtown News
*
Patricia Bunin, Pasadena Star-News

F9. REVIEWS or CRITICISM
* N/A

F10. SPORTS
(Moved to B3)

F11. DESIGN
* Brian Allison, Yumi Kanegawa and Alexis Rawlins, Los Angeles Downtown News, “Issue of ‘Summer’s Top 40’”
* Sally Jones, Jose Morales and Laurence Darmiento, San Fernando Valley Business Journal, “End of Year Special Issue”
* Robert Landry and Business Journal Staff, Los Angeles Business Journal, “50 Wealthiest Angelinos”
* Adam VanGerpen, The Los Angeles Firefighter, “The Los Angeles Firefighter”

G. MAGAZINES
G1. INVESTIGATIVE
* Gary Baum, The Hollywood Reporter, “Hollywood’s Vaccine Wars: L.A.’s ‘Entitled’ Westsiders Behind City’s Epidemic”
* David Evans, Bloomberg Markets, “Anything But Secure”
* Scott Johnson, The Hollywood Reporter, “A ‘Survivor’ Producer, a Dead Wife, Four Years in a Mexican Prison: New Evidence Amid a Nightmare”
* The National Enquirer Staff, The National Enquirer & RadarOnline.com, “The Ultimate Betrayal! Kendra Wilkinson’s Husband Hank Baskett Cheated on Her With A Transsexual”

G2. COMMENTARY
*
Ronald Bailey, Reason, “Leave 23 and Me Alone; The Fable of Hawaiian Frankencorn; Criminal Immigrants?”
* Greg Beato, Reason, “The Benefits of Unregulated Pot; Kickstarting Utopia; The Surprising Power of Subtitles”
* Janice Min, The Hollywood Reporter, “Chris Rock Pens Blistering Essay on Hollywood’s Race Problem: ‘It’s a White Industry’”
* Matt Welch, Reason, “When the Left Turned Against Free Speech; Rand Paul, Racism, and Prison; Kiss Your Financial Privacy Goodbye”
* Michael Wolff, The Hollywood Reporter, “
HBO, CBS Streaming: TV is Disrupting the Internet, et al.

G3. FEATURE (Over 1,000 words)
* Seth Abramovitch, The Hollywood Reporter, “How Dr. Heimlich Maneuvered Hollywood Into Backing His Dangerous AIDS ‘Cure’”
* Vince Beiser, Playboy Magazine, “Prescription for Death”
* Nick Gillespie and Emily Ekins, Reason, “Generation Independent: Millennials Aren't Listening to You. That's a Good Thing.”
* Scott Johnson, The Hollywood Reporter, “Oscar to Suicide in One Year: Tracing the 'Searching for Sugar Man' Director's Tragic Final Days”
* Ashley Powers, The California Sunday Magazine, "Their Town”

G4. FEATURE (Under 1,000 words)
* Alex Ben Block, The Hollywood Reporter, “A Filmmaker’s Prison Nightmare Over Tax Credits”
* Nathan Deuel, The New York Times Magazine, “Let’s Go Ride a Bike”
* Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, “At Home with Jerry Lewis as He Opens Up About Son’s Death, Skirmishes with Fans”
* Steven Gaydos, Variety, “Mel Brooks Riffs on ‘Young Frankenstein,’ Laddie and the Biz”
* Dave McNary, Variety, “Set in California, but Shot Where It’s Cheap”

G5. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS or FEATURE
* David S. Cohen and Ted Johnson, Variety, “Midnight Rider: We Are Sarah”
* Scott Johnson, The Hollywood Reporter, “A Train, a Narrow Trestle and 60 Seconds to Escape”
* Kim Masters, The Hollywood Reporter, “How Marvel Became the Envy (and Scourge) of Hollywood”
* Brian Steinberg, Variety, “‘Today’ vs. ‘Good Morning America’”
* Peter Suderman, Reason, “The New Face of Television”

G6. PERSONALITY PROFILE
* Seth Abramovitch, The Hollywood Reporter, “X-Men’s Ellen Page on Life After Coming Out…”
* Taffy Brodesser-Akner, New York Times Magazine, “Damon Lindelof Promises You His New Show Won’t End Like Lost
* Michael Estrin, Super Lawyers Magazine, “A Deal is a Deal”
* Scott Foundas, Variety, “Marion Cotillard on Her Latest Cannes Film and Getting Over Edith Piaf”
* Scott Shackford, Reason, “The Gamer Congressman”

G7. REVIEWS/CRITICISM/COLUMN
* Justin Chang, Variety, “Grand Budapest: ‘Hotel’ Worth Checking Out”
* Tim Goodman, The Hollywood Reporter, “Critic’s Notebook”
* David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, “Theater Reviews”
* Amy H. Sturgis, Reason, “Not Your Parents’ Dystopias: Millennial Fondness for Worlds Gone Wrong”
* Jesse Walker, Reason, “The Sultan of Sewers: William Burroughs’ Anti-authoritarian Vision”

G8. IN-HOUSE or CORPORATE PUBLICATION
* Bennet Kelley and Cyber Report, Internet Law Center, “A Dozen Things in Tech You Need to Know”
* Irma Mejia, Elizabeth Post and Marina Senderov, San Fernando Valley Bar Association, Valley Lawyer Magazine, “November 2014 ‘New Lawyers’ Issue”
* Adam VanGerpen, The Los Angeles Firefighter, “Does LAFD Need an Overhaul?”

G9. DESIGN
* Shanti Marlar, Jennifer Laski, Peter Cury and The Hollywood Reporter Design Staff, The Hollywood Reporter, “The Oscar Issue”
* Chris Mihal and Bailey Franklin, Variety, “Bill Murray: Saint Bill”
* Chris Mihal and Bailey Franklin, Variety, “Marion Cotillard: French Connection”
* Chris Mihal and Bailey Franklin, Variety, “Out of Control”
* Kayoko Suzuki-Lange, Stephan Horbelt, Ed Baker, Gabriel Goldberg and Frontiers Media, Frontiers Magazine, “Outfest 2014”

H. TELEVISION/FILM
H1. ANCHOR
* Sonali Kolhatkar, Free Speech TV, “Uprising with Sonali”
* Frances Wang, Annenberg TV News, “Repairs for South L.A. Sidewalks Take Step Forward”

H2. VIDEOGRAPHER
* Arron Hage, Seven Network Australia, “Grand Battle”
* Ernesto Torres, KNBC-TV, “Risky Ride”
* Ani Ucar, LA Weekly, “EXCLUSIVE: Inside the Gay Wing of L.A. Men’s Central Jail”

H3. NEWS
* Kirk Hawkins and Kevin Horton, KTLA 5 News, “I Will Hospitalize you. Shut Up!”
* Kacey Montoya and Kevin Horton, KTLA 5 News, “Westchester Rat Hoarder”
* Derrick Shore, Lata Pandya, Kenny Gioseffi and Michael Bloecher, KCET, “’SoCal Connected’- Processed Human Waste as Fertilizer: The Stinky Controversy”
* Ani Ucar, Annenberg TV News, “Javier Bolden Sentenced to Life Without Parole in Double USC Murder”
* Zach Weissmueller and Paul Detrick, Reason, “Ferguson Protestors React to Michael Brown Robbery Footage”

H4. INVESTIGATIVE
* Anthony L. Fisher, reason.tv, “Sex, Spice, and Small-Town Texas”
* Laela Zadeh, Gary Baum, Jennifer Laski, Minh Hieu Bui and Stephanie Fischette, The Hollywood Reporter, “Hollywood Vaccination Fail”
* Ivan O’Mahoney, Nial Fulton, Darren Foster, Jeff Plunkett and Alex Simmons, Al Jezeera America, “Borderland”
* Andres Pruna and Leon Krauze, KMEX, “La Frontera Millionaria”
* Carolina Sarassa, Steve Malave, Manny Giron, Armando Acevedo and Gustavo Gutierrez, MundoFOX Noticias, "¿Injusticias?"
* Val Zavala, Lata Pandya, Dan Caston and John Sandoval, KCET, “SoCal Connected: Overmedicated Elderly”

H5a. FEATURE LIFESTYLE
* Mike Amor, Arron Hage and Duncan McLeod, Seven Network Australia, “Grand Battle”
* Kimberly Cornell, Angel C. Kim, Madelaine Hahn, Michah Ohlman and Jason Roberts, KTLA 5 News, “From Diagnosis to Death: John Eggers”
* Michael Martinez, Ana Cabrera and Sara Weisfeldt, CNN, “Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic: How a Grandmother of 18 Became Addicted”
* Jennifer Laski, Stephanie Fischette, Carol McColgin, Jose Cortez and Chris O’Konski, The Hollywood Reporter, “Emily Blunt & Makeup Artist Jenn Streicher”
* Carolina Sarassa, Gustavo Gutierrez and Manny Giron, MundoFOX Noticias, “Marcados De Por Vida/Marked For Life”

H5b. FEATURE NEWS
* Conor Knighton, Katherine Spiers, John Sandoval and Michael Bloecher, KCET, “SoCal Connected: Foreign Restaurant Chains”
* Denise L. Poon, Pat Harvey, Gustavo Sampaio, Peter Wilgoren and Scott Diener, CBS2LA, “40th Anniversary of Biggest Shootout”
* Derrick Shore, Katherine Spiers, Michael Bloecher and John Sandoval, KCET, “SoCal Connected: Bugs as Food”
* Guillermo Quiroz and Andres Pruna, KMEX, “Excavaciones y Temblores”
* Zach Weissmueller, reason.tv, “Police Shoot, Kill 80 Year Old”

H6. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS or FEATURE
* Cecila Bogran and Andres Pruna, KMEX, “Paseo de las Estrellas”
* David S. Cohen, Variety, “The Dangerous Art of Aerial Cinematography”
* Juan Devis, Matthew Crotty, Drew Tewksbury and Daniel Leonard, KCET, “Artbound Presents Studio A: La Santa Cecilia”
* Jennifer Laski, Stephanie Fischette and Minh Hieu Bui, The Hollywood Reporter “Channing Tatum”
* George Pennacchio and Cheryl Diano, KABC-TV, “Debbie Reynolds ‘For Sale’”

H7. PERSONALITY PROFILE/INTERVIEW
* Kimberly Cornell, Chris Schauble, Jason Roberts, Brian Choo and Justin Mashouf, KTLA 5 News, “Chris Schauble’s Adoption Search”
* Nick Gillespie and Meredith Bragg, Reason, “Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic on Punk, FairVote, Why He Dumped the Dems, & Why the GOP Should Embrace Anarchy”
* Nic Cha Kim, Kenny Gioseffi, Michael Bloecher and Matt Crotty, KCET, “’SoCal Connected’ – Clare Graham”
* Todd Kranin, Reason, “Cody Wilson: Happiness is a 3-D Printed Gun”
* Lacey Rose, Christopher Genovese, Alfred Aquino, Jennifer Laski and Stephanie Fischette, The Hollywood Reporter, “Chris Rock”

H8. SPORTS
* Seth Abramovitch, Stephanie Fischette, Jennifer Laski and Vincent Venturella, The Hollywood Reporter, “David Kopay”
* Rick Garcia and Raymond Bell, KCBS-TV, “Kopay NFL Secret”
* Moira Haney, Jennifer Laski, Stephanie Fischette and Mario Troncoso, The Hollywood Reporter, “RGIII”
* Kenny Holmes, KNBC-TV, “Mechanics of an Olympian”

H9. TALK/PUBLIC AFFAIRS
* Sonali Kolhatkar, Free Speech TV, “Understanding the Historical and Political Context of the US War on ISIS”
* Val Zavala, Linda Burns, Cara Santa Maria, Derrick Shore, Jennifer Sabih et al., KCET, "SoCal Connected: Environmental Special”
* Carolina Sarassa, Jaime Maldonado, Victor Castillo, Miguel Gamboa and Manny Giron, MundoFOX Noticias, “Frontera Esperanza Muerta” (The Border: Dead Hope)

H10. FEATURE DOCUMENTARY (Over 25 minutes)
* Juan Devis, Matthew Crotty and Drew Tewksbury, KCET, “Without Borders/Sin Fronteras”
* Juan Devis, Bruce Dickson, Joris Debeij and Matthew Crotty, KCET, “America Deserta”
* Peter Musurlian, Horizon Armenian Television, “Historic Armenia”
* Rolando Nichols, Armando Acevedo, Gustavo Gutierrez, Manny Giron and Jorge Mettey, MundoFOX Noticias, “’Como Encontrar a la Tuta’ ‘How to Find La Tuta’”
* Stacey Wilson, Lacey Rose, Jennifer Laski and Stephanie Fischette, The Hollywood Reporter, “Comedy Actor Roundtable (Emmys)”

H11. DOCUMENTARY (Short, under 25 minutes)
* Juan Devis, Joris Debeij and Matthew Crotty, KCET, “Shades of L.A.”
* Juan Devis, Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer and Matthew Crotty, KCET, “Zorthian Ranch”
* Todd Krainin, Reason, “Jay Austin’s Beautiful, Illegal Tiny House”
* Jennifer Laski, Stephanie Fischette, Brian Rovanpera and Victor Klaus, The Hollywood Reporter, “The Making of the Oscar statue”
* Janice Min, Stephen Galloway, Jennifer Laski, Stephanie Fischette and Tess Gomet, The Hollywood Reporter, “WIE Mentorship Program”

I. RADIO
I1. ANCHOR
* Steve Chiotakis, KCRW
* Megan Farnsworth, USC Annenberg Radio News
* Sonali Kolhatkar, Pacifica Radio
* Jim Rondeau, KCLU
* Peter Scheer, Truthdig Radio

I2. NEWS or FEATURE SHORT FORM
* Rosalie Murphy, USC Annenberg Radio News, “LA Bus Driver Sees all Sides of the City”
* Stephanie O’Neill, Southern California Public Radio, “Covered California Again Pulls Faulty Doctor List from Website”
* Chris Sedens, KNX, “Ed Begley’s Not Running on Empty”
* Truthdig Radio, Truthdig, “Edward Snowden’s Lawyer Takes on John Kerry”
* Truthdig Radio, Truthdig, “Former CIA Interrogator Glenn Carle: Torture Is Unamerican”

I3a. HARD NEWS FEATURE
* Madeleine Brand and Anna Scott, KCRW, “Fault Lines: A Trip to the Midnight Mission”
* Leo Duran, Laura Krants and Megan Larson, KPCC, “LGBT Seniors Lack of Affordable Housing”
* Saul Gonzalez, KCRW, “Armed and Concealed in Orange County”
* Logan Heley, USC Annenberg Radio News, “Bell Reaction”
* Stephanie O’Neill, Southern California Public Radio, “Confusion, Cost Leave Some Californians to Go Uninsured”

I3b. LIGHT NEWS FEATURE
* Jerome Campbell, USC Annenberg Radio News, “As Black As I Wanna Be?”
* Kristin Marguerite Doidge, USC Annenberg Radio News, “Into Space With Barbara Morgan”
* Victor Figueroa, USC Annenberg Radio News, “Carl the Bartender Keeps Santa Monica Laughing”
* Saul Gonzalez, KCRW, “This Business of Death: Death Doulas”
* Bryony Inge, USC Annenberg Radio News, “Divided Love: a Nanny’s Story”

I4. LIFESTYLE FEATURE
* Madeleine Brand and Christian Bordal, KCRW, “Tough Choices for Transgender Kids”
* Steve Chiotakis and Avishay Artsy, KCRW, “A Look Back at Pacific Ocean Park”
* Erica Mu, KCRW, “San Gabriel Valley’s Evolving Food Scene”
* Stephanie O’Neill, Southern California Public Radio, “Psychedelic Research”
* Kerstin Zilm, Bob Carlson and Skylar Myers, KCRW, “I Knew You Back Then”

I5. PERSONALITY PROFILE/INTERVIEW
* Victor Figueroa, USC Annenberg Radio News, “Interview with Kopal Khanna on Her Book ‘Almost Whole’”
* Larry Mantle, Lauren Osen, Fiona Ng and Shawn Campbell, KPCC, “Music Legend Herbie Hancock Opens Up About This Wild Creative Ride From Jazz to Hip Hop”
* Kim Masters and Kaitlin Parker, KCRW, “TV Legend Norman Lear on a Lifetime of ‘Experience’”
* Elvis Mitchell and Jenny Radelet, KCRW, “Charles M. Blow: Fire Shut Up in My Bones”
*Elvis Mitchell and Jenny Radelet, KCRW, “Patricia Arquette: Boyhood”

I6. INVESTIGATIVE
* Charles Feldman and Laraine Herman, KNX, “Running on Empty: Our Epic Drought”
* Annie Gilbertson, KPCC, “Los Angeles Unified School District’s iPad Project”
* Stephanie O’Neill, Southern California Public Radio, “The Surge in 
Psychedelic Research, et al”

I7. ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING/CRITICISM
* Anthony Byrnes, KCRW, “What Does It Mean to Be Local?”
* Larry Mantle, Lauren Osen, Jasmin Tuffaha, Fiona Ng and Matt Dangelantonio, KPCC, “The Death of ‘Midnight Rider’ Crew Member Sarah Jones Leads Hollywood to Re-examine its Safety Practices”
* Larry Mantle, Lauren Osen, Jasmin Tuffaha, Fiona Ng and Matt Dangelantonio, KPCC, “A Massive Hack of Sony Pictures Leaves the Studio and Industry Reeling”

I8. SPORTS
* Matt Levin, USC Annenberg Radio News, “Draft Insurance”
* Susan Valot, The California Report “Arena Football with a Hard Rock Beat”

I9. USE OF SOUND
* Victor Figueroa, USC Annenberg Radio News, “Carl the Bartender Keeps Santa Monica Laughing”
* Stephanie O’Neill, Southern California Public Radio, “The Surge in Psychiatric Research Using Hallucinogens”
* Susan Valot, The California Report “Arena Football with a Hard Rock Beat”

I10. TALK/PUBLIC AFFAIRS
* Alex Cohen, KPCC, “Take Two – Executive Action and Immigration”
* Charles Feldman and Tom Haule, KNX, “Ask the Mayor”
* Benjamin Gottlieb, KCRW, “War in Gaza”
* Sonali Kolhatkar, Pacifica Radio, “The Legacy of Occupy Wall Street”
* USC Annenberg Radio News, ARN Live Show, “November 5, 2014”

I11. DOCUMENTARY
* Amy Alkon and Gregg Sutter, Blogtalk Radio, “Nina Teicholz on Why Butter, Meat and Cheese are the Foundation of a Healthy Diet”
* Madeleine Brand, KCRW, “Fault Lines”
* Bob Carlson, Jesse Hardman, Wendy Dorr, Tiffany Camhi and Elly Yu, KCRW, “Preacher’s Kid”
* Lu Olkowski, KCRW, “The Pilots”
* Lu Olkowski, KCRW, “The Pirate”

J. ONLINE (Also see X. All Media Platforms)
J1a. HARD NEWS
Willian Avila, Christina Cocca, Kelly Goff, Samia Khan, Jonathan Lloyd and Andrew Lopez, NBC4, “Massacre Near UC Santa Barbara”
* Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, “Producers Sue Actress for Refusing to Film Nude Sex Scene (Exclusive)”
* Rebecca Gibian, Neon Tommy, “‘Yes Means Yes’ Sets Affirmative Consent Standard for California”
* Faith Miller, Emily Thornburg, Heidi Carreon, Rebecca Gibian and Ani Ucar, Neon Tommy, “L.A. Reaction to Ferguson Grand Jury Decision”
* Peter Suderman, Reason, “Watch Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber Admit in 2012 That Subsidies Were Limited to State-Run Exchanges”

J1b. TRAFFIC AND CITY
* Brian Addison, LongBeachize, “SoCal’s First Freeway Removal Project”
* Christian Brown, Neon Tommy, “Beverly Hills Battles Metro Over Purple Line Extension”
Christina Cocca, Samia Khan and Jonathan Lloyd, NBC4, “Deadly California Bus Crash”
* David Nusbaum, Los Angeles Business Journal, “L.A.’s NFL Hopes Turn to Inglewood”
* Sahra Sulaiman, Streetsblog Los Angeles, “Dupont-Walker, Community Press Metro on Surprising Changes Slated for Mariachi Plaza, Demand More Outreach”

J2. INVESTIGATIVE
* Will Federman and Matthew Tinoco, Neon Tommy, “Identity for Sale”
* Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, “'Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit Coverage”
* Annie Gilbertson, KPCC, “Los Angeles Unified School District’s iPad Program”
* Joel Grover and Jacquelin Sonderling, NBC4, “Risky Rides”
* Joel Grover and Jacquelin Sonderling, NBC4, “Water Hogs Investigation”

J3. NEWS FEATURE
* Rebecca Gibian, David Hodari and Vanessa Okoth-Obbo, Neon Tommy, “The High Cost of Dying in L.A.”
* John Gittelsohn and Karen Gullo, Bloomberg News, “Chinese Millionaire Over Shrinking Mansion”
* Daina Beth Solomon, Intersections South LA, “South LA Street Cooks Could Soon Go Legit”
* Sahra Sulaiman, Streetsblog Los Angeles, “To Be or Not To Be a Gang-Banger: Is that Really the Question?”
* Aitana Vargas, 20 Minutos, “Norma Ramirez, Una Guatemalteca Que Saldra de Las Sombras Tras 14 Anos Sin Papeles”

J4. LIFESTYLE FEATURES
* Alana Bracken, Neon Tommy, “A Look Inside the Competitive World of Irish Dance”
* Sasha Bronner, The Huffington Post, “This Hidden Oasis Offers Spiritual Peace in the Heart of L.A.”
* Christian Brown, Neon Tommy, “Will a Mass Grave in L.A. Be Your Final Resting Place?”
* Damien Newton, Streetsblog Los Angeles, “StreetsR4Families: Walk/Bike to School Day Is Easy”
* Saul Rubin, Santa Monica Next, “Meet Two of DK’s Donuts”

J5. PERSONALITY PROFILE
* Jase Peeples, The Advocate, “Susan Blu: Transformation of an Animation Icon”
* Sinduya Rangarajorin, Intersections South Los Angeles, “The Father of Leimert Park, or the Octopus”
* Jenelle Riley, Variety, “Foxcatcher: Steve Carrell on the Darkest Role of His Career”
* Brianna Sacks and Will Federman, Neon Tommy, “Daniel Ellsberg: On the Republic We Couldn’t Keep”
* Tom Teicholz, Forbes.com, “The Rothschild is a Mensch”

J6. POLITICAL COLUMN/COMMENTARY
* Francesca Bessy, Neon Tommy, "This Bicycle Kills Patriarchy"
* Bill Blum, Truthdig, "Recess Is Over: What the Supreme Court Has In store for Us Now"
* Chris Hedges, Truthdig, "Alcatraz: A Prison As Disneyland"
* Bennett Kelly, The Huffington Post, "Johnson, Reagan and the Great American Paradox"
* Jesse Walker, Reason, "Regulating Hateful Speech Won't Stop Hateful Crimes"

J7. NON-POLITICAL COLUMN/COMMENTARY
* Sasha Bronner, The Huffington Post, “Everything Changed When I Started Meditating Every Day”
* Neil Broverman, The Advocate, “Op-Ed: Finding Sympathy for the Most Hated Woman in America”
* Heidi Carreon, Neon Tommy, “USC Sends Poor Message to Grieving Family with Botched Memorial Service”
* Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, “Can Sony Get Around the First Amendment to Sue Media Over Hack?”
* Robby Soave, Reason, “Is the UVA Rape Story A Gigantic Hoax?”

J8. ONLINE SPORTS NEWS or FEATURE
* Marah Alindogan, Neon Tommy, “Can Social Media Bring Back the LA Rams?”
* Devra Maza, The Huffington Post, “Shooting Diamonds: Directing the World Series”
* Ryan Reft, KCET, “Politics of Surfing”
* Sahra Sulaiman, Streetsblog Los Angeles, “Kickball to the Rescue”
* Paolo Uggetti, Neon Tommy, “Landon’s Last Stand: The Final Home Game”

J9. SPORTS COMMENTARY
* Jeremy Bergman, Neon Tommy, “Michael Sam May be Tebowed Out of NFL”
* Devra Maza, The Huffington Post, "Baseball's Library: Inside the Hall of Fame Archives"
* Max Meyer, Neon Tommy, "Penn State's NCAA Sanctions Lifted Due to Program, Why Not USC's?"
* Paolo Uggetti, Neon Tommy, "Landon's Last Stand: The Cup"
* Paolo Uggetti, Neon Tommy, "The NFL, America's Monster"

J10. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
* Dawn Chmielewski, Re/code, “Microsoft Struggles in Hollywood”
* Dawn Chmielewski and Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code, “Sony: The Worst Hack in Corporate History”
* Michael Martinez, Elliot C. McLaughlin and Ben Brumfield, CNN, “Bill Cosby and His Accusers”
* RadarOnline.com and The National Enquirer Staff, RadarOnline.com, “The Tragic Loss of a Legend: Robin Williams Death Coverage”
* Edwine Tamara, Associated Press, “Ruben Salazar”

J11. ENTERTAINMENT FEATURE
* Taffy Brodesser-Akner, GQ, "The Leftovers"
* Josh Dickey, Mashable, "Everyone Is Altered"
* Jeremy Fuster, Neon Tommy, "Is Sunset Strip Dying?"
* David Hodari, Neon Tommy, "The Hasidic Blues Guitarist: Lazar Lloyd"
* Daniel Reynolds, The Advocate, "Has Gaga Lost the Gays?"

J12. ENTERTAINMENT COMMENTARY/REVIEWS
* Kasia Anderson, Truthdig, "The United States of Amnesia: Gore Vidal in Winter"
* Justin Chang, Variety, "Why 'Noah' is the Biblical Epic That Christians Deserve"
* Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter, "How Bacall, Bogie and Hawks Turned Sexual Chemistry Into A Classic"
* David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "Elaine Stritch: An Appreciation"
* Eve Weston, LA Weekly, "Does 'Into The Woods' Punish a Wife for Adultery and Not a Husband?"

J13. BLOG, INDIVIDUAL
* Donna Balancia, California Rocker, "The New Basement Tapes One Night Only"
* Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, "THR, Esq."
* Carren Jao, KCET, “Confluence”
* Rebecca Plevin, KPCC, "Impatient: Helping Make The Health Care System Work for You"
* Simone Wilson, Jewish Journal, "Simone's Blog: Hella Tel Aviv"

J14. BLOG, GROUP
* Melanie Curry, Joe Linton, Damien Newton and Sahra Sulaiman, Streetsblog Los Angeles
* Carribean Fragosa and Romeo Guzman, KCET, "East of East"
* Lesley Goldman, Lacey Rose, Michael O'Connell, Marisa Guthrie and Bryn Elise Sandberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "The Live Feed"
* Natasha Hakimi, Peter Z. Scheer, Alexander Reed Kelly, Kasia Anderson and Donald Kaufman, Truthdig, "Ear to the Ground"
* Erin Weinger, The Hollywood Reporter, "Pret-A-Reporter"

J15. WEBSITE, NEWS ORGANIZATION EXCLUSIVE TO THE INTERNET
*
Fernando Mexia, WestJournal, “WestJournal”
* Juan Devis, Justin Cram, Rubi Fregoso, Yosuke Kitazawa and Luis Sierra Campos, KCET, “Departures”
* KPCC’s Data Desk, KPCC.org, “KPCC’s Earthquake Tracker”
* USC Annenberg School of Journalism, Neon Tommy, “neontommy.com”
* Zuade Kaufman and Robert Scheer, Truthdig, “Truthdig.com”

J16. WEBSITE, TRADITIONAL NEWS ORGANIZATION
* 89.3 KPCC/Southern California Public Radio, KPCC, “KPCC.org”
* The Advocate, The Advocate, “advocate.com”
* Glendale News-Press Staff, Glendale News-Press Website, “glendalenewspress.com“
* Janice Min, The Hollywood Reporter, “THR.com”
* Stu Oldham, Variety, “variety.com”

K. INTERNATIONAL
K1. NEWS
* Daniele Compatangelo, RSI Swiss Italian Public Television, “Expo 2015 Universal Exposition”
* Daniele Compatangelo, RSI Swiss Italian Public Television, “First Portable Dialysis Machine”
* Ruben V. Nepales, Philippine Daily Inquirer, “Courtney Love”
* Tom Walters and Liam Hyland, CTV – Canadian Television, “Comedown in Tinseltown”
* Kerstin Zilm, Deutschlandradio, “Police Brutality”

K2. FEATURE
* Mike Amor and Arron Hage, Seven Network Australia, “Free for a Day”
* Mike Amor, Arron Hage and Duncan McLeod, Seven Network Australia, “Grand Battle”
* Maria Estevez, Vogue Mexico, “Eva una Musa con Causa”
* Claudine Mulard, Le Monde (France), “James Ellroy, Confidential in L.A.”
* Tom Walters and Liam Hyland, CTV – Canadian Television, “Car Pool”

K3. PERSONALITY PROFILE
* Barbara Gasser, Besser, “Julianne Moore - An Unusual Normal Woman”
* Barbara Gasser, Kleine Zeitung, “Angelina Jolie – An Unbroken Woman”
* Barbara Gasser, Wiener, “Mike Tyson - Unvarnished Truth”
* Chrissy Iley, Sunday Times Magazine, “Aretha Franklin Return of the Diva”
* Chrissy Iley, Telegraph, “Hillary Clinton Interview - Forgiveness is Hard”

K4. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS or FEATURE
* Barbara Gasser, Besser, “Julianne Moore – An Unusual Normal Woman”
* Barbara Gasser, Kleine Zeitung, “Angelina Jolie – An Unbroken Woman”
* Tom Walters and Liam Hyland, CTV – Canadian Television, “The Death of Robin Williams”
* Tom Walters and Liam Hyland, CTV – Canadian Television, “The Last Ramone”
* Kerstin Zilm, Deutschlandradio, “Freedom Rocks – Berlin Wall Fragments in California”

K5. COLUMNIST or CRITIC
* Janet Nepales, Manila Bulletin, “Robin Williams”
* Ruben V. Nepales, Philippine Daily Inquirer, “Anjelica Huston”
* Ruben V. Nepales, Philippine Daily Inquirer, “Stephen King”
* Jaci Stephen, Mail On Sunday, “Weekly TV Review”
* Tom Walters, CTV – Canadian Television, “Parliament Hill”

L. YOUTH MEDIA
L1. BEST COLLEGE NEWSPAPER
* The Clause, Azusa Pacific University
* Daily Bruin, University of California, Los Angeles
* Daily Titan, California State University, Fullerton
* Los Angeles Collegian, Los Angeles City College
* The Sundial, California State University, Northridge

L2. BEST HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER
* The Highlights, Beverly Hills High School
* The Pearl Post, Daniel Pearl Magnet High School

L3. BEST NEWS WEBSITE
* Daily 49er Staff, Daily 49er, “daily49er.com”
* Daily Bruin Staff, Daily Bruin, “dailybruin.com”
* Intersections South LA Staff, Intersections South LA, “www.intersectionssouthla.org”
* The Sundial Staff, The Sundial, “sundial.csun.edu”
* USC Annenberg School of Journalism, Neon Tommy, “neontommy.com”

L4a. NEWS PHOTO
* Jessica Brecker, Los Angeles Collegian, “Solar Eclipse Attracts Stargazers”
* Rocio Flores, Los Angeles Collegian, “Obama Supports Tools … At Trade Tech”
* Marisela Gonzalez, Daily Titan, “Kim Takes 65th
* Curtis Sabir, Los Angeles Collegian, “Civil Unrest Hits Los Angeles”
* Loren Townsley, The Sundial, “Ferguson Protests”

L4b. BEST SPORTS PHOTO
* Winnie Huang, Daily Titan, “Women’s Soccer”
* Austin Yu, Daily Bruin, “UCLA Defeats USC”

L4c. BEST FEATURE PHOTO
* Jessica Brecker, Los Angeles Collegian, “Astronomy Club”
* Maria Carrillo, Daily Titan, “The Bug Lady”
* Winnie Huang, Daily Titan, “Waka Flocka”
* Curtis Sabir, Los Angeles Collegian, "Encore: Nun Goes Missing in Theatre Academy Production at Odyssey”

L5a. SPOT NEWS
* Manny Araujo, The Sundial, “A Former CSUN Scientist is Claiming He Was Fired for His Christian Beliefs”
* Michael J. Arvizu, The Sundial, “Two Arrested in Investigation of Abdullah Alkadi’s Disappearance”
* Jake Camarena, Los Angeles Collegian, “Civil Unrest Hits Los Angeles”
* Clinton Cameron, Los Angeles Collegian, “’Transgender Woman’ Slain, Police Search for Killers”
* Richard Martinez, Los Angeles Collegian, “Protesters Demand Justice for Victims of Transgender Violence”

L5b. ENTERPRISE
* Jake Camarena, Los Angeles Collegian, “Squatters Find Shelter on Campus in Men’s Gym”
* Will Federman and Matthew Tinoco, Neon Tommy, “New South L.A. Hospital Faces Criticism Over Delays, Lack of Services”
* Jordyn Holman, Intersections South LA, “Plaza Aims to Boost Leimert Park Community”
* Kate Parkinson-Morgan, Daily Bruin, “UCLA, Student Groups Combat College Sexual Assault”
* Annie Yu, The Clause, “Student Health Insurance Fees to Triple Under Obamacare”

L6a. BEST FEATURE WRITING – PRINT or ONLINE
* Brooke Becher, Daily 49er, “Alumni in Love, 46 Years Later”
* Olga Grigoryants and Daina Solomon, Intersections South LA, “40 Years for Four Shots”
* Lizeth Luevano, Daily Titan, “Finding Your Niche: Spanish for Health Services”
* Neon Tommy Staff Reporters, Neon Tommy, “More Than Overcrowding: A Deeper Look at the Problem with Prisons”
* Jackson Prince, Highlights, “How to Be Funny in An Oversensitive Society”

L6b. PERSONALITY PROFILE
* Jessica Brecker, Los Angeles Collegian, “Jerzy Poglodzinski: Pool Man with a Past”
* Elizabeth Case, The Daily Bruin, “Coming Up For Air”
* Kelsey Cruz, Daily 49er, “Thirty Years of Legend”
* Jennifer Nguyen, Daily Titan, “Professor Finds Self-Acceptance Through Historical Documents”
* Annie Yu, The Clause, “Former APU Prof to Try Year Without God”

L7. BEST REPORTING – BROADCAST, PODCAST or STREAM
* Kelsey Cruz, Daily 49er, “30 Years of Legend”
* Eldrin Masangkay and Francesca Manto, Daily Bruin, “Maxlove”
* Kelly Reinke, Annenberg TV News, “LAFD Looks to Add More Women to Fire Department”
* Marc Sallinger, Annenberg TV News, “Storm System Prompts Evacuations in Glendora”
* Sarah Zahedi, Intersections South LA, “South LA High School Curbs Suspension Rates with Restorative Justice”

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