Thursday, June 2, 2005

2005 Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards

FOSTER CITY — Bay Area print journalists, photographers, radio and television personnel and public relations professionals were presented with 207 awards of excellence in 84 categories at the Peninsula Press Club's 28th annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner here tonight.

The Peninsula Press Club's annual Professional Journalism Awards Competition dinner was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Foster City.

The winners were selected from 557 entries from media professionals in the 11 Greater Bay Area counties. Competition was for work done in 2004. Entries were judged by the Florida Press Club, The Press Club of Cleveland, Press Club of Houston, Press Club of New Orleans, San Diego Press Club and the Press Club of Southeast Texas. A group of Texas photographers judged the photo entries coordinated by Paul Sakuma of the Associated Press.

Four $1,000 Scholarships were presented in the name of San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen. The recipients were: Koren Temple, Santa Clara University; Aynsley Karps, Mountain View High School, Mountain View, CA; Alexis Salas, Jefferson High School, Daly City, CA; and Victoria Tang, Irvington High School, Fremont, CA

The assembly reflected on the loss ob Bay Area journalists this past year: Steve Davis, Beverly Kees, Susan Caldwell, Merv Harris and Harry Jupiter. A one-time award of $500 in memory of photographer Susan Caldwell was awarded to Sara Wolfram from San Francisco State University

The complete list of winners follows:


NEWSPAPERS - Dailies over 75,000 circulation (Division A)


Editorial
Editorial
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Exploited, then evicted." John Diaz
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News "S.J. Unified's new chief launches a wave of new ideas." John Fensterwald
Honorable Mention: San Jose Mercury News "The public employee fantasyland." Phil Yost

Columns-News/Political
First Place: The Press Democrat "Columns by Ann DuBay." Ann DuBay
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Columns by Joan Ryan." Joan Ryan
Honorable Mention: The Press Democrat "Columns by Paul Gullixson." Paul Gullixson

Columns-Feature
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Columns by Debra J. Saunders." Debra J. Saunders

Columns-Sports
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Columns by Gwen Knapp." Gwen Knapp

Breaking News
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Guilty." Stacy Finz, Diana Walsh, Kelly St. John
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News "The Peterson Verdict." Mercury News Staff
Honorable Mention: The Examiner "Local hikers head home." Jamie Casini

News Story
First Place: San Jose Mercury News "High Cost of City Hall." Aaron Davis

Continuing Coverage
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Steroids." Mark Fainaru-Wada, Lance Williams
Second Place: The Examiner "Gangs of North Amphlett." Kate Williamson
Honorable Mention: The Examiner "Amber Frey." Jamie Casini

Series
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Operation Lion Heart." Meredith May
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News "Cracking the Code:Genetics Reshapes Medicine." April Lynch
Honorable Mention: The Press Democrat "Global Shift." Erin Allday, Mary Fricker, Jeremy Hay, Bleys W. Rose
Honorable Mention: San Jose Mercury News "California Youth Prisons:Where Hope is Locked Away." Karen De Sa, Brandon Bailey

Feature Story of Light Nature
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Happy endings -- and beginnings." Marianne Costantinou
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News "For Smooth Skin, the Cutting Edge is Foreskin." Bruce Newman
Honorable Mention: The Press Democrat "Big heart of an evolving community." John Beck

Feature Story of Serious Nature
First Place: San Jose Mercury News "Left with Memories." Julia Prodis Sulek
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News "A Will to Give." Becky Hall, Mark Emmons
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Chronicle "Memories of Joel fade slowly." Patricia Yollin

Analysis
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "The battle over same-sex marriage." Carolyn Lochhead
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News "Hazy Border of Reality, Fantasy is Arena for Game-Violence Debate." Dean Takahashi

Technology Story
First Place: San Jose Mercury News "Am I Famous Yet?." K. Oanh Ha
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Trek Tech." Benny Evangelista

Business Story
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Looking Offshore." David Lazarus
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News "Google Goes for It." Michael Bazeley

Entertainment Review
First Place: San Jose Mercury News "'The Valley' Captures the Banality of Porn." Jack Fischer
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle "'Arrested' is the next 'Seinfeld'" Tim Goodman

Specialty Story
First Place: San Jose Mercury News "Thomas Keller's Laundry Cycles." Carolyn Jung
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News "Hope Restored -- The California Comes Full Circle." Richard Scheinin
Honorable Mention: The Press Democrat "Purist finds his calling in cult cab." Virginie Boone

Sports Story
First Place: San Jose Mercury News "How Balco built the world's fastest man." Elliott Almond, Mark Emmons, Pete Carey
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle "700!." Henry Schulman
Honorable Mention: The Press Democrat "Steroids blamed in suicide of ex-Casa Grande star." Ralph Leef

Sports Game Story
First Place: San Jose Mercury News "Finally, Freedom to Run." Ann Killion
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Giants bitten by another double play." Henry Schulman

Page Design
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Datebook: Being Spider-Man is no easy job. But the new film is seamless." Elizabeth Burr
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Olives." Ellie Winter, Hulda Nelson, Tom Murray, Craig Lee
Honorable Mention: San Jose Mercury News "Bonds' 700th Home Run." Chuck Burke, Kevin Wendt

Headline
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Tame that Troon: a mighty wind." Mike Wolcott
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Golden Gate's ferry-tale ending." Jennifer Thelen
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Chronicle "Mustang sallies forth." Will Crain

Web Site
First Place: San Jose Mercury News "www.mercurynews.com." Mercury News Staff

NEWSPAPERS - Dailies UNDER 75,000 circulation (Division B)


Editorial
First Place: San Mateo County Times "Some Challenges for Lantos." Terry Winckler
Second Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "Tax alternative is unrealistic proposal." Jon Mays
Honorable Mention: San Mateo Daily Journal "Partisan bickering causes legislative failure." Jon Mays

Columns-News/Political
First Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "Columns by Michelle Durand." Michelle Durand
Second Place: San Mateo Daily News "Political commentary by Bil Paul." Bil Paul
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News "Political commentary by Diana Diamond." Diana Diamond

Columns-Feature
First Place: San Mateo County Times "Columns by John Horgan." John Horgan
Second Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "Grace Land." Grace S. Kallis
Honorable Mention: San Mateo Daily Journal "Off The Beat." Michelle Durand

Columns-Sports
First Place: Palo Alto Daily News "Columns by Dylan Kruse." Dylan Kruse

Breaking News
First Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "Chaos at the Courthouse." Michelle Durand
Second Place: Los Gatos Daily News "Suspect arrested for killing Jeanine Harms." Christine Lias
Honorable Mention: San Mateo Daily Journal "Crash kills Hillsdale teacher." Yunmi Choi

News Story
First Place: San Mateo County Times "Quiet on a recent night -- too quiet?." Tim Hay
Second Place: San Mateo County Times "Stopping people 'before they fall off the cliff'." Emily Fancher
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News "Woman killed after judge nixes plea for protection." Richard Cole, Jean Whitney

Continuing Coverage
First Place: San Mateo County Times "Scott Peterson Trial Coverage." Jason Dearen
Second Place: Los Gatos Daily News "Coverage of Judge William Danser trial." Christine Lias
Honorable Mention: San Mateo Daily Journal "The Trial of Eddie Rapoza." Michelle Durand

Series
First Place: San Mateo County Times "The short, sad life of Angelo." Emily Fancher, Amy Yarbrough
Second Place: San Mateo County Times "San Mateo County Goes Back to School." Teresa Mills-Faraudo & Staff
Honorable Mention: Los Gatos Daily News "Elder Abuse in Silicon Valley." Christine Lias

Feature Story of Light Nature
First Place: San Mateo County Times "Exactly where is this in rule book?." Rick Chandler
Second Place: San Mateo County Times "The Last Road Trip." Amelia Hansen
Honorable Mention: San Mateo Daily Journal "Cars as canvas." Dana Yates

Feature Story of Serious Nature
First Place: San Mateo County Times "The Last Ranchers." Amelia Hansen
Second Place: San Mateo County Times "A Heart-Filled Tale." Emily Fancher

Analysis
First Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "Political dissent sparks in Burlingame." Jon Mays
Second Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "What is the price of history?." Jon Mays

Technology Story
First Place: San Mateo County Times "Phone and Games." Tim Simmers
Second Place: San Mateo County Times "Genentech drugs helping save patients' lives." Tim Simmers

Specialty Story
First Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "'My favorite movie is steak'." Cheri Lucas

Sports Story
First Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "Breathing easy." Emanuel Lee
Second Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "'Big Play Eddie' Shatters Adversity." Emanuel Lee
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News "Oshinowo primed for big year." John Reid

Sports Game Story
First Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "Woodside whips Westmount for title." Emanuel Lee
Second Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "Burlingame rallies to shock M-A." Nathan Mollat
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News "Stanford muzzles the Huskies." John Reid

Page Design
First Place: Marin Independent Journal "Built For Style: A Guide to Local Art Deco Architecture" Dennis Bolt
Second Place: Marin Independent Journal "Marin Center." Dennis Bolt
Honorable Mention: San Mateo Daily Journal "New urbanism 8/6/04." Daily Journal Staff

Headline
First Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "County to PHS: Stay." Jon Mays
Second Place: Palo Alto Daily News "Rocky Rhodes has meltdown." Dylan Kruse
Honorable Mention: San Mateo Daily Journal "Alcohol tax on ice." Michelle Durand

Web Site
First Place: San Mateo Daily Journal "www.smdailyjournal.com." Daily Journal Staff
Second Place: San Mateo County Times "www.sanmateocountytimes.com" Patrick Perron

NEWSPAPERS - Non-dailies (Division C)


Editorial
First Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Time to reassess student testing." Jay Thorwaldson
Second Place: San Francisco Business Times "Highrise housing foes sink low on the Peninsula." Jim Gardner

Columns-News/Political
First Place: Cupertino Courier / Sunnyvale Sun "Columns by Sandy Sims." Sandy Sims
Second Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Columns by Don Kazak." Don Kazak

Columns-Feature
First Place: Almaden Resident "Columns by Gregory Watkins." Gregory Watkins
Second Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Eating Out." Jennifer Aquino
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Weekly "Columns by Jay Thorwaldson." Jay Thorwaldson

Breaking News
First Place: Mountain View Voice "Local Student Killed in Shooting." Julie O'Shea
Second Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Decision to kill lion correct, police say." Palo Alto Weekly Staff

News Story
First Place: Almaden Resident "Gonzales' State of the City speech cost $51,500." Sandy Brundage
Second Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Shock Value." Bill D'Agostino
Honorable Mention: Mountain View Voice "Cops protest phone 'scam'." Julie O'Shea

Continuing Coverage
First Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Mountain Lion Coverage." Bill D'Agostino, Jocelyn Dong, Jaime Marconette, Don Kazak
Second Place: Saratoga News "Saratoga High cheating incidents." Lisa Toth, My Ngo
Honorable Mention: Almaden Resident "Almaden Youth Association Coverage." Sandy Brundage

Series
First Place: Los Gatos Weekly Times "History of Los Gatos." Dick Sparrer

Feature Story of Light Nature
First Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Under the spell." Jocelyn Dong
Second Place: Sunnyvale Sun "Masked Crusaders." Jason Goldman-Hall

Feature Story of Serious Nature
First Place: Pacific Sun "Dangerous side effects." Jill Kramer
Second Place: Pacific Sun "Elder Abuse Trial." Jill Kramer
Honorable Mention: Sunnyvale Sun "Counted In." Jason Goldman-Hall

Analysis
First Place: Palo Alto Weekly "The price of Palo Alto." Palo Alto Weekly Staff
Second Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Perception or reality?." Bill D'Agostino

Technology Story
First Place: San Francisco Business Times "Arthur Levinson drives Genentech." Daniel S. Levine
Second Place: Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal "ZigBee's web of connected sensors opens new opportunities." Janet Rae-Dupree
Honorable Mention: San Francisco Business Times "Ready, or not?." Daniel S. Levine. Chris Rauber, Lizette Wilson

Business Story
First Place: Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal "Success proves elusive for pizza entrepreneur." Robert J. Mullins
Second Place: San Francisco Business Times "Funding in the gritty zone." Mark Calvey

Entertainment Review
First Place: Mountain View Voice "'Bit' by the laughing bug." Julie O'Shea
Second Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Shrek 2." Susan Tavernetti
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Weekly "Review of "Ray"." Tyler Martin Hanley

Specialty Story
First Place: Palo Alto Weekly "The Rx Factor." Jocelyn Dong
Second Place: Campbell Reporter "Sea's Candy." Martin Nobida
Honorable Mention: Pacific Sun "Forever Young." Jill Kramer

Sports Story
First Place: Almaden Resident "Soccer Guru." Gregory Watkins
Second Place: Campbell Reporter "Coach is left wrestling with more than his athletes after being fired." Martin Nobida
Honorable Mention: Los Gatos Weekly Times "Best in the West." Dick Sparrer

Sports Game Story
First Place: The Independent "Eddie is money again for Aragon." Matt Elliser

Page Design
First Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Olympic Dreams." Judith Alderman
Second Place: Palo Alto Weekly "Rooting out evil at Stanford." Diane Haas
Honorable Mention: Sunnyvale Sun "Gold Mettle." Sandy Sims

Headline
First Place: Los Gatos Weekly Times "Land of Ahhs, Brainforest." Dick Sparrer
Second Place: San Francisco Business Times "Law firms seek piece in Iraq." Steve Symanovich
Honorable Mention: Los Gatos Weekly Times "First graders learning L, 'Omm,' N, O, P." Dick Sparrer

Web Site
First Place: San Francisco Business Times "www.bizjournals.com." Stephen Brown, Patrick Twohy
Second Place: Palo Alto Weekly "www.paloaltoonline.com." Palo Alto Online Staff

EDITORIAL CARTOONS (Division D)


First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Editorial Cartoons." Tom Meyer
Second Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Bad Reporter." Don Asmussen
Honorable Mention: San Mateo County Times "The President Finally...." Steve Lait

PRINT PHOTOGRAPHY (Division E)


Spot News Photography
First Place: Palo Alto Daily News "Mud Rescue." Tony Avelar
Second Place: The Press Democrat "Geysers fire." Christopher Chung
Honorable Mention: San Jose Mercury News "Grieving for a Brother." Pauline Lubens
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News "Christmas Fire." Tony Avelar

General News Photography
First Place: San Mateo County Times "Remembering." John J. Green
Second Place: San Jose Mercury News "Wedding Waltz." Karen T. Borchers
Honorable Mention: San Jose Mercury News "Bringing The War Home." Pauline Lubens
Honorable Mention: San Jose Mercury News "Picture This." Pauline Lubens

Feature Photography
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Windshield." Deanne Fitzmaurice
Second Place: The Press Democrat "Dunk Tank." Chad Surmick
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News "Big Wheel." Kainaz Amaria
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News "When Pigs Fly." Tony Avelar

Sports Action Photography
First Place: San Mateo County Times "Dancing with the Bulls." John J. Green
Second Place: The Press Democrat "Monster Meltdown." Christopher Chung
Honorable Mention: Santa Cruz Sentinel "Skimbash." Shmuel Thaler
Honorable Mention: Palo Alto Daily News "And They're Off." Tony Avelar

Sports Feature Photography
First Place: Associated Press "Cal Wins Big Game." Paul Sakuma
Second Place: Associated Press "Raiders QB injured & out for season." Paul Sakuma
Honorable Mention: San Mateo County Times "Cowboy Preacher." John J. Green

Photo Series or Picture Story
First Place: San Francisco Chronicle "Lion Heart." Deanne Fitzmaurice
Second Place: The Press Democrat "Outsourcing the Local Economy." John Burgess
Honorable Mention: San Mateo County Times "Last Ranchers." John J. Green
Honorable Mention: San Jose Mercury News "Iraq: Transition Into Chaos." Pauline Lubens

TELEVISION (Division F)


Breaking News
First Place: KTVU FOX 2 "Rescued." Sara Sidner, Randee Deason, Jay Martinez
Second Place: KTVU FOX 2 "Happy Ending." Robert Handa

Feature Story of Light Nature
First Place: KNTV NBC 11 "In Wine Country Composite." Mary Orlin, Carrie Cain, Mark Oltz, Mary Babbitt
Second Place: KFTY 50 "Pumpkin Carver." Chris Bollini
Honorable Mention: KFTY 50 "Spend Away All." Ed Beebout, Chris Bollini

Feature Story of Serious Nature
First Place: KPIX CBS 5 "Consumer Watch: Prescription Drugs." Jeanette Pavini, Stephanie Danford, Rick Villaroman
Second Place: KPIX CBS 5 "Consumer Watch: Autos For AIDS." Jeanette Pavini, Ed Nieto
Honorable Mention: KTVU FOX 2 "Bay Area Expatriates." Mark Curtis, Roland DeWolk, John MacKenzie, Joe Orlando

Public Affairs Program
First Place: KPIX CBS 5 "The Real Deal." Jeanette Pavini. Ed Nieto, Tim Hazen
Second Place: KPIX CBS 5 "Journey of Purpose: AIDS/Lifecycle 3." Jackie Wright, Jerry Cahill, Riki Raffner

Interview or Talk Show
First Place: KPIX CBS 5 "Real Deal-Consumer Watch 6/19/04." Jeanette Pavini. Ed Nieto, Tim Hazen
Second Place: KTVU FOX 2 "Missing Boy Miracle." Mark Curtis, Rosemarie Schwarz, Alicia Dlugosh, Sid Farhang

Special Programming
First Place: KPIX CBS 5 "Next of Kin." Dan Rosenheim, Mia Zuckerkandel
Second Place: KTVU FOX 2 "25th Annual Great American Toy Test." Tom Vacar, Sharon Navratil,
Jim Haman, Don McCuaig, Steve Shlisky

Documentary
First Place: KRON 4 "Where the Fault Lies." Brian Hackney, Craig Franklin, Jim Joy
Second Place: KCSM-TV "The Jeeter Bug: Mission Over Iwo Jima." Dante Betteo, Josh Springer, John Hall, Grace Provenzano
Honorable Mention: KCSM-TV "Voices of CSM." Dante Betteo, Josh Springer, John Hall, Rene Renard

Sports Story
First Place: KNTV NBC 11 "In Wine Country: Sports Composite." Mary Orlin, Carrie Cain, Mark Oltz, Mary Babbitt
Second Place: KDTV Univision 14 "Medalla Al Merito." Tony Lopez, Santiago Vides

Photographer
First Place: KFTY 50 "Bollini Composite." Chris Bollini
Second Place: KNTV NBC 11 "In Wine Country Composite." Mark Oltz

Editing
First Place: KFTY 50 "Bollini Composite." Chris Bollini
Second Place: KNTV NBC 11 "In Wine Country Composite." Mark Oltz

RADIO (Division G)


Breaking News
First Place: KCBS Radio "Pipeline Fire." KCBS News Team

Feature Story of Light Nature
First Place: KCBS Radio "Prom Night." Matt Bigler
Second Place: KQED Public Radio "My Seat at the Table." Sarah Varney
Honorable Mention: KQED Public Radio "Super Commuters." Jason Margolis

Feature Story of Serious Nature
First Place: KQED Public Radio "Interpreting Manzanar." Molly Peterson, Ingrid Becker
Second Place: KQED Public Radio "Berkeley Considers Prostitution." Sarah Varney
Honorable Mention: KCBS Radio "Boeddeker Park." Doug Sovern

Special Programming
First Place: KCBS Radio "Innocence for Sale." Holly Quan

Documentary
First Place: KCBS Radio "Battle Scars." Doug Sovern

Sports Story
First Place: KCBS Radio "Tour de France." Doug Sovern

Use of Sound
First Place: KCBS Radio "Boeddeker Park." Doug Sovern


MAGAZINES / TRADE PUBLICATIONS (Division H)


News Story
First Place: San Jose Magazine "The San Jose that Might Have Been." Tom McHenry, Jenny Desai
Second Place: Silicon Valley Magazine "How MP3 Technology is changing an Industry." Peter Crane
Honorable Mention: Silicon Valley Magazine "Gene Therapy." Peter Crane

Review/Column
First Place: San Jose Magazine "Off the Wall." Murry Frymer

Page Design
First Place: Silicon Valley Magazine "Harmony and Balance: Michael Cutlip." Daniel Huenergardt, Pete Constant
Second Place: San Jose Magazine "Radio Daze." Jerome Callens
Honorable Mention: San Jose Magazine "How 'bout those A's." Jerome Callens

SCHOLARSHIPS

Herb Caen $1,000 College Scholarship
Koren Temple, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

Herb Caen $1,000 High School Scholarships
Aynsley Karps, Mountain View High School, Mountain View, CA
Alexis Salas, Jefferson High School, Daly City, CA
Victoria Tang, Irvington High School, Fremont, CA

Susan Caldwell $500 Photography Scholarship
Sara Wolfram, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

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