9th Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards
A national contest aimed at arts and entertainment reporters, photographers, editors and critics across the country, including foreign journalists. Open to all U.S.-based arts and entertainment journalists, authors and documentary filmmakers for work published or disseminated from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016).
Individual journalists may enter for themselves or be entered by others, including news organizations and publicists. Entries in a foreign language must include a translation.
Early Bird Deadline: Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 Final Deadline: Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016
Join Us for a Roast & Toast of Warren Olney
We’re coming together on Sept. 8 to celebrate Warren Olney’s 24 years as host of “Which Way L.A.?”
The show came to an end earlier this year, and we had to mark the occasion by celebrating the man behind microphone. KCET's very own Val Zavala will be our moderator for the evening.
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The Los Angeles Press Club has supported the growth and conservation of quality journalism on all platforms since 1913. The club’s efforts include the nourishment and recognition of talent, as well as working to preserve the right to a free press. Become a member and join our efforts to stimulate quality journalism in Southern California.
"SPOTLIGHT" WINS THE LA PRESS CLUB'S
THE VERITAS AWARD TO "SPOTLIGHT"
Video from our panel discussion during the LA Press Club's inaugural Veritas Award on February 25, 2016.
HONORING BILL ROSENDAHL
In May of 2013, the Los Angeles Press Club honored the great Bill Rosendahl.
BOB BARKER RECEIVES LEGEND AWARD + INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT KOVACIK
Bob Barker receives the LA Press Club's first Legend Award, and gives a charming interview with Press Club President, Robert Kovacik. Barker was given the award at the 8th Annual National A&E Journalism Awards on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. Presented by Drew Carey.
TAVIS SMILEY RECEIVES THE LUMINARY AWARD
Actress Diahann Caroll presents the LA Press Club's Luminary Award to Tavis Smiley on December 6, 2015 at the 8th Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards.
THE VISIONARY AWARD TO JOE MANTEGNA
Actor Dan Lauria presents the LA Press Club's Visionary Award to Joe Mantegna on December 6, 2015 at the 8th Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD TO WILLOW BAY
Willow Bay, the Director of the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, receives The Joseph M. Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Bay is veteran television journalist, digital news editor and author. She was the first woman to co-anchor CNN's financial news program "Moneyline News Hour “ and has anchored or co-anchored numerous shows on CNN, NBC, MSNBC, ABC and Lifetime Television. In addition she serves as Senior Strategic Adviser for the Huffington Post and is a special correspondent for Bloomberg Television. (read more)
PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD TO SHANE SMITH & VICE
The Public Service Award for Journalistic Contributions to Civic Life is bestowed annually by the Los Angeles Press Club.
Under CEO & Founder Shane Smith’s guidance, VICE in recent years has expanded into international and domestic news both through its own VICE News channel as well as an HBO partnership. Since its inception last March, VICE News has shifted the current news landscape with its award winning coverage of world events, from the crisis in Ukraine to the outbreak of Ebola in Western Africa and the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. (read more)
PRESIDENT'S AWARD TO "CBS THIS MORNING"
Since the launch of the program in 2012, the charismatic anchor trio and their production team have brought serious news and original storytelling back to the morning television landscape, while increasing viewership and providing the day’s need-to-know headlines. (read more)
LAPC's FAVORITE COMEDIAN, ALONZO BODDEN
Alonzo Bodden is the LA Press Club's go-to comedian. His quicksilver wit and hilarious insight into the news has forced us to laugh at ourselves and our profession. At previous SoCal Journalism Awards and National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards shows he has rocked the house and been praised by the likes of Quincy Jones and comedy legend Carl Reiner. America knows Alonzo as the winner of season three of "Last Comic Standing." Since then his career as both comedian and actor continues to soar.
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The Los Angeles Press Club has supported the growth and conservation of quality journalism on all platforms since 1913. The club’s efforts include the nourishment and recognition of talent, as well as working to preserve the right to a free press. Sign up to join our efforts to stimulate quality journalism in Southern California.
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