Friday, April 27, 2001

2001 Peninsula Press Club awards

The Peninsula Press Club presented its 24th annual Professional Journalism Awards on April 27, 2001 during a banquet at Dominic's at Poplar Creek in San Mateo. The event drew more than 120 club members and contest participants. Awards were presented for work done during the year 2000.

NEWSPAPERS - Dailies over 75,000 circulation (Class AAA)

Editorial
1st Place: San Francisco Chronicle, John Diaz, "Editorial Writing:
2nd Place: San Francisco Examiner, James A. Finefrock, "Editorial Writing by James A. Finefrock"

Editorial Cartoon
1st Place: San Francisco Chronicle, Phil Frank, "Editorial Cartoons"

Column
1st Place: San Francisco Chronicle, Mark Simon, "Columns by Mark Simon"
2nd Place: San Francisco Examiner, Stephanie Salter, "Editorials by Stephanie Salter"

News Story
1st Place: San Francisco Chronicle, William Carlsen, Sabin Russell, "Stanford Doctors"
2nd Place: San Jose Mercury News, Dan Reed, "Hearst Examiner Legacy Ends Today"

Feature Story of Light Nature
1st Place: San Francisco Chronicle, Heather Knight, "Wherever Ewe Go, There Ewe Are"
2nd Place: San Francisco Chronicle, Michael McCabe, "Expert's Verdict - Pack Rats Need Help"

Feature Story of Serious Nature
1st Place: San Franicsco Chronicle, Manny Fernandez, "Chaplin"
2nd Place: San Francisco Chronicle, Kevin Fagan, "Feature Writing by Kevin Fagan"

Series
1st Place: San Francisco Examiner, Seth Rosenfeld, "Inside the Interrogation Room"
2nd Place: San Jose Mercury News, Rick Tulsky, "Uncertain Refuge"
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Chronicle, Chronicle Staff Writers, "Cultural Crash"

Technology Story
1st Place: San Francisco Chronicle, Henry Norr, "Writings of Henry Norr"

Entertainment Review
1st Place: San Francisco Examiner, Tim Goodman, "Entertainment Reviews"
2nd Place: San Francisco Chronicle, Kevin Baker, "Entertainment Reviews"
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Examiner, Robert Hurwitt, "Entertainment Reviews by Robert Hurwitt"

Page Design
1st Place: San Jose Mercury News, Tan C. Ly, Matt Mansfield, Bryan Monroe, "History on Hold"
2nd Place: San Jose Mercury News, Jonathon Berlin, Matt Mansfield, "The Great Debates"

Headline
2nd Place: San Francisco Chronicle, Heather Knight, "Wherever Ewe Go, There Ewe Are"

Specialty Story
1st Place: San Francisco Chronicle, Mike Kepka, "Three Cheers for Carondelet"
2nd Place tie: Contra Costa Times, Sara Steffens, "Marketing a Cause"
2nd Place tie: The Press Democrat, John Beck, "Dancing Queens"
Honorable Mention tie: San Francisco Chronicle, Kim Severson, "Getting to Betsey"
Honorable Mention tie: San Francisco Chronicle, Mildred Fernandes, "Orange Crush: Fall in Love With the Color You Can Almost Taste"

Sports Story
1st Place: The Press Democrat, Bob Padecky, "Moving Forward"
2nd Place: Contra Costa Times, Eric Gilmore, "The Birth of a Ballpark"

Sports Column
1st Place: Contra Costa Times, Gary Peterson, "Peterson Columns: Armstrong; Begay; Brodie"
2nd Place: The Press Democrat, Lowell Cohn, "Painful Display of Egos"

Web Site
2nd Place: The Press Democrat, "www.pressdemocrat.com"


NEWSPAPERS - Dailies under 75,000 circulation (Class AA)

Editorial
1st Place: Palo Alto Daily News, Dave Price, "Council Should Have Told the Whole Truth"
2nd Place: San Mateo County Times, Shannon Kokoska, "City Should Have Known About Westline Drive"

Editorial Cartoon
2nd Place: Palo Alto Daily News, Steve Curl, "Go Fish"

Column
1st Place: Palo Alto Daily News, Chris Nolan, "Dot-Com Gossip by Chris Nolan"
2nd Place: Palo Alto Daily News, Stan Sinberg, "Take a Stan - Stan Sinberg's Column"

News Story
1st Place: San Mateo Daily News, Elaine Goodman, Emily Richmond, "Law to Protect Children Often Frustrates Parents"
2nd Place: Palo Alto Daily News, Emily Richmond Andria Strickley, "Husband Arrested"
Honorable Mention: Berkeley Daily Planet, John Geluardi, "Parking Debate Overheats at Meeting"

Feature Story of Serious Nature
1st Place: San Mateo County Times, Martha McPartlin, "Fear of the Dot-Coms"
Honorable Mention: San Mateo County Times, Millicent Mayfield, "Visually Impaired Struggle"

Page Design
1st Place: San Mateo County Times, Josh Franklin, Scott McIntosh, "Gore Will Concede"
2nd Place: Redwood City Daily News, Brian Bothun, "Nation Awaits Recount"

Headline
1st Place: San Mateo Daily News, Brian Bothun, "Blaze Roasts Gourmet Firm"
2nd Place: San Mateo County Times, Scott McIntosh, "Yawn2K"


NEWSPAPERS - Non-Dailies (Class A)

General News Story
1st Place: Independent Newspaper Group, Kurtis Alexander, Lisa Bishop, Susan Caldwell, Aimee Lewis, David Mirhadi, Tiffany Maleshefski, Gregory Watkins, Jeanne Whitney, Larry Zientarski, "Death on the Tracks"
2nd Place: San Francisco Business Times, Daniel S. Levine, "H2Ordeal"
Hon. Men: Metro Newspapers, Mary Spicuzza, "Nightly Grind"

Feature Story
1st Place: Pacific Sun, Martine Curtis-Oakes, "Rites of Passage"
2nd Place: Montclarion, Corey Lyons, "Trying to Break Through Sam's Shell"

Page Design
1st Place: San Jose Business Journal, Kat Bryant, "The Edge Cover"
2nd Place: Montclarion / Hills Newspapers, Erika Mailman, "Front Page Design - Page A1"

Editorial
1st Place: San Francisco Bay Guardian, Bay Guardian Staff, "Reject Brown's Lies"
2nd Place: San Francisco Bay Guardian, Bay Guardian Staff, "Why S. F. Needs a MUD"

Column
1st Place: San Francisco Weekly, Silke Tudor, "Nightcrawler Composite: Voice of Sarah; Bang, Bang; The View From Here"
2nd Place: Palo Alto Weekly, Don Kazak, "Talking With Sal; Send in the Lawyers; Who Won What?"
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Bay Guardian, Annalee Newitz, "Techsploitation Composite"

Business Story
1st Place: San Jose Business Journal, Robert Mullins, Neil Orman, "Bummed"
2nd Place: San Francisco Bay Guardian, Rachel Brahinsky, "The Green Choice"
Honorable Mention: Metro Newspapers, Loren Stein, "Wall Street West"

Technology Story
1st Place: San Francisco Weekly, Jeremy Mullman, "The People Soft Touch"
2nd Place: San Francisco Bay Guardian, Christopher D. Cook, A. Clay Thompson, "Silicon Hell"
Honorable Mention: Metro Newspapers, Thomas Matzo, "Dot Com Bonding"

Sports Story
1st Place: San Francisco Weekly, Benoit Denizet-Lewis, "Bow to the King"
2nd Place: San Francisco Weekly, Jeremy Mullman, "The Closer"


PRINT PHOTOGRAPHY

Spot News Photo
1st Place: The Press Democrat, John Burgess, "Frantic Try"
2nd Place: The Press Democrat, Kent Porter, "A Healing Touch"
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News, Susan Bradley, "Standoff Jolts Mountain View"

General News Photo
1st Place: San Mateo County Times, John J. Kim, "Dad's Funeral"
2nd Place: Associated Press, Paul Sakuma, "Feinstein Laugh"
Honorable Mention: The Press Democrat, John Burgess, "Tight Squeeze"

Feature Photo
1st Place: Santa Cruz Sentinel, Shmuel Thaler, "Lightness of Being"
2nd Place: The Press Democrat, Kent Porter, "Deer Down"
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Chronicle, Mike Kepka, "Foster Kids: Lessons in Living"

Sports Action Photo
1st Place: Santa Cruz Sentinel, Shmuel Thaler, "Leap of Faith"
2nd Place: San Mateo County Times, John J. Kim, "Fly Shadow"
Honorable Mention Tie: San Jose Mercury News, Karen T. Borchers, "Gold Rush"
Honorable Mention Tie: The Press Democrat, Kent Porter, "Breaking the Waves"

Sports Feature Photo
1st Place: San Francisco Chronicle, Kat Wade, "Rice"
2nd Place: Associated Press, Paul Sakuma, "McEnroe Fan"
Honorable Mention Tie: Associated Press, Paul Sakuma, "Giants Clinch Pennant"
Honorable Mention Tie: San Mateo County Times, John J. Kim, "Surfer Girl"

Photo Series or Picture Story
1st Place: The Press Democrat, Chris Chung, "Heavenly Lessons"
2nd Place: San Jose Mercury News, Jim Gensheimer, "Olympic Portraits"
Honorable Mention Tie: San Jose Mercury News, Karen T. Borchers, "Sydney Olympics"

Best Photo - Non Dailies
1st Place: Concord Transcript, Dean Coppola, "Did He?"
2nd Place: San Jose Magazine, "Ron Gonzales"
Honorable Mention: San Jose Business Journal, Dennis G. Hendricks, "Interwoven"


TELEVISION PHOTOGRAPHY

Feature Photography
1st Place: KNTV, Dean C. Smith, "Police Pursuit Training"
2nd Place: KNTV, Dean C. Smith, "SFO Simulated Crash"


TELEVISION

News Story
1st Place: KDTV Univision 14, Jaime Peluffo, "Mission Digital "
2nd Place: KDTV Univision 14, Fernando Gomez, "La Marca de la Heroina (The Mark of Heroin)"

Interview or Talk Show
1st Place: Stewart Cheifet Productions, Stewart Cheifet, Sara O'Brien, "Computer Chronicles: Politics 2000"
2nd Place: KTVU, Ron Acker, Mark Curtis, Randee Deason , Alicia Dlugosh, Renee Gaumond, Kim Hunter, Jay Martinez, Ross McGowan, "Bike Helmet Miracle"
Honorable Mention: Stewart Cheifet Productons, Stewart Cheifet, Simon Firth , Sara O'Brien, "Net Cafe: Finding People Online"

Special Programming
1st Place: KTVU/KICU, Brian Adams, Tori Campbell, Sal Castaneda, Mark Curtis, Mark Pitta, Frank Somerville, "San Jose: A New Morning"
2nd Place: KPIX-TV, John Catchings, Darryl Compton, Lena Sullivan, "Bay to Breakers Highlight Show"

Documentary
1st Place: KNTV, Doug Moore, Dean Smith, Mark Villarreal, "Return to the Belly of the Dragon"

Sports Story
1st Place: KGO-TV, James Sudweeks, Martin Wyatt, "Sunday Morning News: Melvin Henderson"

RADIO

News Story
2nd Place: KCBS Radio, Doug Sovern, "Follow the Leader"

Feature Story
1st Place: KCBS Radio, Mike Sugerman, "Hired Hands"

Sports Story/Feature
2nd Place: KCBS Radio, Steve Bitker, "The Thrill is Gone"


MAGAZINES / Trade publications

News Story
1st Place: San Jose Magazine, San Jose Magazine, "High Danger, High Tech"
2nd Place: Wines & Vines Magazine, Jean Deitz Sexton, "New Age Meets Old Vines"

Review/column
1st Place: California Energy Markets, Arthur O'Donnell, "The Great Detectives Crack California's Market Mystery"
2nd Place: San Jose Magazine, San Jose Magazine, "By Jingo, It's a Paper War"

Page Design
1st Place: San Jose Mercury News, Tracy Cox, "The Power Issue"
2nd Place: San Jose Magazine, "Juli Inkster's Got Golf Game"


PUBLIC RELATIONS

News Release
1st Place: Shape Technology, "iMedica Launch"

Newsletter
1st Place: Personalized Publications, Robert Ward, "Spencer's: Need a Dealership Alternative?"

Press Kit
2nd Place: Shape Technology, "BarterNet Press Kit"


SPECIAL AWARDS

The Board of Directors presented the Bonnie Chastain Award to Peninsula Volunteers of Little House, Menlo Park. For focusing media attention on issues of aging in San Mateo County.

Scholarships were awarded to:
Herb Caen High School Scholarship to Erica Terence of Santa Cruz High School
Herb Caen College Scholarship to Mike Oseguedo of San Jose State University
Janet Parker Beck Scholarship to Lisa Daniels of San Francisco State University

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR JUDGES:
Press Club of Cleveland
Press Club of New Orleans
San Diego Press Club
Syracuse Press Club
Photo contest: Craig Fujii, Jim Palmer, Reed Saxon

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