Friday, June 6, 2008

Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards

FOSTER CITY — Bay Area print journalists, photographers, radio and television personnel and public relations professionals were presented with 224 awards of excellence in 94 categories at the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club's 31st annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner here tonight.

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

The winners were selected from 519 entries from media professionals in the 11 Greater Bay Area counties. Competition was for work done in 2007. Entries were judged by the Bakersfield Press Club, Florida Press Club, Milwaukee Press Club, the Press Club of New Orleans, and the Press Club of Southeast Texas. The Print Photography dvision was judged by the Press Photographers of Greater Los Angeles and coordinated by Paul Sakuma of The Associated Press.

The San Jose Mercury News took top honors with 31 plaques folowed by the San Mateo Daily Journal with 23.

Three $1,500 scholarships in the name of the late San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen were awarded to Caroline Hodge, Henry M. Gunn High School, Palo Alto; Manal Ahmad and Brittney Johnson, University of California, Berkeley.

The complete list of Journalism award winners follows:

Newspapers-Dailies over 75,000 circulation

General Excellence
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “San Jose Mercury News,” Mercury News Staff

Editorial
  FIRST PLACE: The Press Democrat, “Karr Case: Taxpayers deserve to see results,” Press Democrat News Staff

Columns-News/Political
  FIRST PLACE: The Press Democrat, “Columns by Paul Gullixson,” Paul Gullixson
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “In My Opinion,” Scott Herhold
  THIRD PLACE: The Press Democrat, “Columns by Ann DuBay,” Ann DuBay

Columns-Feature
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Male Call,” Jeff Thomas
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Columns by Brad Kava,” Brad Kava
  THIRD PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “East Side/West Side,” Joe Rodriguez

Columns-Sports
  FIRST PLACE: The Press Democrat, “Columns by Lowell Cohn,” Lowell Cohn

Breaking News
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “No Charges in DeAnza Case,” Rodney Foo, Sean Webby
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Missing Woman's Body Found in Car,” Lisa Krieger, Brandon Bailey, Sean Webby
  THIRD PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “What Went Wrong? Oil Spill in the Bay,” Paul Rogers, Mary Anne Ostrom

Continuing Coverage
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Silicon Valley's Changing Demographics,” Mike Swift

Series
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Why the State's Eco-Friendly Cars Aren't Doing the Job,” Kimberly Kindy

Feature Story of Light Nature
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Eat My Sports,” Daniel Brown
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “What If No One Calls,” Brad Kava

Feature Story of Serious Nature
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Red-Hot Rails,” Patrick May

Analysis
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Auditor Firing Tests S.J. Mayor,” Deborah Lohse

Business Story
  FIRST PLACE: The Press Democrat, “Risky Loans, Broken Dreams,” Mary Fricker, Michael Coit
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “The Harsh Side of the Housing Boom,” Pete Carey

Entertainment Review
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Feuding Philadelphians Never Sounded Better,” Richard Scheinin
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Revamped Plumed Horse Rides High,” Aleta Watson
  THIRD PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “An Impressionistic Trip "To the Lighthouse",” Karen D'Souza

Specialty Story
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Abalone farming-life in the slow lane,” Carolyn Jung
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Could L.A. Be the Next Great Downtown?,” Michael Martinez
  THIRD PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “"High School Musical" is Disney's Accidental Icon,” Charlie McCollum

Sports Story
  FIRST PLACE: The Press Democrat, “"Coach, I don't know where I am:" High School Concussions,” Eric Branch
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Irreconcilable Differences,” Dennis Georgatos, Daniel Brown
  THIRD PLACE: The Press Democrat, “A one-team town,” Bob Padecky

Page Design
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Legal Illegal,” Mercury News Staff
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Parking Downtown?,” Janet Kim
  THIRD PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Coach. Leader. Legend,” Mercury News Staff

Newspapers-Dailies under 75,000 circulation

General Excellence
  FIRST PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “Palo Alto Daily News,” Daily News Staff
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “San Mateo Daily Journal,” San Mateo Daily Journal

Editorial
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Immigration raid protests send wrong message,” Jon Mays
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Overcrossing closure plan hurts two communities,” Jon Mays

Columns-News/Political
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Columns by Jon Mays,” Jon Mays
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Columns by Michelle Durand,” Michelle Durand
  THIRD PLACE: Santa Cruz Sentinel, “Reporter at Large,” Jondi Gumz

Columns-Feature
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Columns by Jon Mays,” Jon Mays
  SECOND PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “Columns by LJ Anderson,” L.J. Anderson
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Columns by Michelle Durand,” Michelle Durand

Columns-Sports
  FIRST PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “Columns by John Reid,” John Reid
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Columns by Emanuel Lee,” Emanuel Lee
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Columns by Nathan Mollat,” Nathan Mollatt

Breaking News
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Dispatch straight from the front line,” Michael Manekin
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Driver jumps curb, plows into crowd of middle-schoolers,” Michelle Durand, Dana Yates
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo Daily News, “Big rig crashes; Mother dies after big rig crash,” Shaun Bishop

News Story
  FIRST PLACE: Oakland Tribune, “Butt Out,” Suzanne Bohan
  SECOND PLACE: Santa Cruz Sentinel, “Determined to Prevail,” Jondi Gumz
  THIRD PLACE: San Francisco Daily, “White kills, black arrested,” Richard Cole

Continuing Coverage
  FIRST PLACE: Hayward Daily Review, “Power Play,” Matt O'Brien
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily News, “Belmont bans smoking,” Will Oremus
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Campus Shake-Up,” Suzanne Bohan

Series
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo Daily News, “Out of the Shadows,” Jamie Casini, Melissa McRobbie, Jason Green
  SECOND PLACE: Hayward Daily Review, “The Mayan Way,” Matt O'Brien
  THIRD PLACE: Santa Cruz Sentinel, “Medical Innovations,” Jondi Gumz

Feature Story of Light Nature
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Looking for the 12 days of 'green' Christmas,” Dana Yates
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Between the Lines: For Menlo Park woman, you are what you write,” Neil Gonzales
  THIRD PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “Teen comes clean 50 years later,” Kristina Peterson

Feature Story of Serious Nature
  FIRST PLACE: Oakland Tribune, “Mother's slaying fuels daughter's devotion,” Kristin Bender
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Palestinians, Jews unite at Yosemite Camp,” Christine Morente
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “There's oil in them thar hills,” Julia Scott

Analysis
  FIRST PLACE: Santa Cruz Sentinel, “Buyers snapping up $2M homes,” Jondi Gumz
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Supreme Court splits on special education debate,” Heather Murtagh
  THIRD PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “The Greatest,” Grag Frazier

Technology Story
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo Daily News, “Mixed review for new meters,” Shaun Bishop
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily News, “Carports could alleviate parking woes,” Will Oremus
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “School tests new way to access Web,” Heather Murtagh

Business Story
  FIRST PLACE: Santa Cruz Sentinel, “Enjoying the Ride,” Jondi Gumz
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Now Hiring,” Tim Simmers
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Stuck in the Housing Slump,” Tim Simmers

Entertainment Review
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Book Beat, October 19, 2007,” Cheri Lucas
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Book Beat, November 23, 2007,” Cheri Lucas
  THIRD PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “Have you heard the news?: Dewey Cox is already a legend,” Bernadette Harris

Specialty Story
  FIRST PLACE: Hayward Daily Review, “Might as well jump,” Matt O'Brien
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “'Froyo' all the rage,” Michelle Durand
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Another man's treasure,” Heather Murtagh

Sports Story
  FIRST PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “The Bisordi Bunch,” Vytas Mazeika
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Attaway rises above,” Emanuel Lee
  THIRD PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “Walsh remembered by friends,” Vytas Mazeika

Sports Game Story
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Woodside wins thriller,” Emanuel Lee
  SECOND PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “Palo Alto claims its   SECOND CCS title in a row,” Vytas Mazeika
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “M-A's CCS dream crushed,” Emanuel Lee

Page Design
  FIRST PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “Campus massacre,” Greg Frazier
  SECOND PLACE: Palo Alto Daily News, “Fall Guys,” Greg Frazier
  THIRD PLACE: San Francisco Daily, “Marina Crime Spree,” Dave Price

Ad Design
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Late Bloomers,” Nicola Zeuzem
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Ducky's,” Nicola Zeuzem

Headline
  FIRST PLACE: San Francisco Daily, “'igasm' makes Apple shudder,” Jamie Morrow
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo Daily Journal, “Grand Slammed,” Jon Mays
  THIRD PLACE: San Francisco Daily, “Thou shalt obey the speed limit,” Dave Price

Newspapers-Non-dailies

General Excellence
  FIRST PLACE: San Francisco Business Times, “San Francisco Business Times,” Business Times Staff
  SECOND PLACE-TIE: Palo Alto Weekly, “Palo Alto Weekly,” Palo Alto Weekly Staff
  SECOND PLACE-TIE: San Francisco Weekly, “San Francisco Weekly,” Tom Walsh, Editor

Editorial
  FIRST PLACE: San Francisco Business Times, “S.F. Activists Find Kink in Plans,” Jim Gardner
  SECOND PLACE: San Francisco Business Times, “Hospital Helipad Needs to Land,” Jim Gardner
  THIRD PLACE: Palo Alto Weekly, “Make 2007 the "Year of Openness," Jay Thorwaldson

Columns-News/Political
  FIRST PLACE: San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Editor's Notes,” Tim Redmond
  SECOND PLACE: San Francisco Weekly, “Columns by Matt Smith,” Matt Smith
  THIRD PLACE: Bay Area Reporter, “Political Notebook by Matthew Bajko,” Matthew S. Bajko

Columns-Feature
  FIRST PLACE: The Community Voice, “Columns by Yanran Lu,” Yanran Lu
  SECOND PLACE: San Francisco Business Times, “Columns by Steve Symanovich,” Steve Symanovich
  THIRD PLACE: The Community Voice, “Columns by Yiren Lu,” Yiren Lu

Columns-Sports
  FIRST PLACE: Los Gatos Weekly Times, “Columns by Dick Sparrer,” Dick Sparrer

Breaking News
  FIRST PLACE: Pacifica Tribune, “Pacifica Beaches Closed/Reopened,” Jane Northrop
  SECOND PLACE: Alameda Journal, “City is owed $1.7 million in back rent,” Jeff Mitchell

News Story
  FIRST PLACE: San Francisco Bay Guardian, “SF's housing psychosis: our three-point plan to save SF,” Tim Redmond, Sarah Phelan
  SECOND PLACE: Almaden Resident, “Change in bus routes will force seniors to wait in dark,” Emilie Crofton
  THIRD PLACE: Bay Area Reporter, “Castro boosters see over the rainbow,” Matthew S. Bajko

Continuing Coverage
  FIRST PLACE: The Cupertino Courier, “Continuing Coverage of proposed Hanson Permanente Cement Plant and quarry expansion,” Cody Kaatz
  SECOND PLACE: Palo Alto Weekly, “Palo Alto Family Caught in Deportation Strife,” Sue Dremann, Jay Thorwaldson
  THIRD PLACE: West San Jose, Winchester Resident, “Calabazas Library,” Tiffany Carney

Series
  FIRST PLACE: India-West, “Arnav: A Toddler's Transplant Story,” Lisa Tsering

Feature Story of Light Nature
  FIRST PLACE: Saratoga News, “Air Male,” Marianne L. Hamilton
  SECOND PLACE: Pacifica Tribune, “The Last Farewell,” Elaine Larsen
  THIRD PLACE: The Willow Glen Resident, “Last Stop,” Mayra Flores De Marcotte

Feature Story of Serious Nature
  FIRST PLACE: Almaden Resident, “Alyssa Mori bit by politics of Lyme Disease,” Emilie Crofton
  SECOND PLACE: Pacifica Tribune, “MIA no longer,” Elaine Larsen
  THIRD PLACE-TIE: Los Gatos Weekly Times, “Step Family,” Marianne L. Hamilton
  THIRD PLACE-TIE: Saratoga News, “Stitch in Time,” Marianne L. Hamilton

Analysis
  FIRST PLACE: Palo Alto Weekly, “Water, water anywhere?,” Sue Dremann
  SECOND PLACE: San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Mayor Chicken,” Steven Jones, Sarah Phelan

Technology Story
  FIRST PLACE-TIE San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Where are all the payphones?,” Diana Scott
  FIRST PLACE-TIE: San Francisco Weekly, “The Day the Music Dies,” David Downs
  SECOND PLACE: San Francisco Business Times, “Cash pours into clean tech,” Lizette Wilson

Business Story
  FIRST PLACE: San Francisco Business Times, “Israelis' time arrives,” Adrienne Sanders
  SECOND PLACE: Almaden Resident, “Out of Time,” Stephen Baxter
  THIRD PLACE: San Francisco Business Times, “Fred Reid got Virgin America into the air,” Eric Young

Entertainment Review
  FIRST PLACE: Palo Alto Weekly, “In the Valley of Elah,” Susan Tavernetti
  SECOND PLACE: Palo Alto Weekly, “Reel World: Tyler Hanley's top flicks and pans,” Tyler Martin Hanley
  THIRD PLACE: Berkeley Daily Planet, “The Life of Reilly,” Justin DeFreitas

Specialty Story
  FIRST PLACE: Saratoga News, “Funny Lady,” Marianne L. Hamilton
  SECOND PLACE: Los Gatos Weekly Times, “Social Climbers,” Marianne L. Hamilton
  THIRD PLACE: Palo Alto Weekly, “Classy Clown,” Rebecca Wallace

Sports Story
  FIRST PLACE: San Francisco Weekly, “Full Nelson,” Martin Kuz
  SECOND PLACE: Los Gatos Weekly Times, “Making a Racquet,” Marianne L. Hamilton
  THIRD PLACE: The Campbell Reporter, “Campbell Rules,” Emilie Crofton

Sports Game Story
  FIRST PLACE: Saratoga News, “Spencer takes center stage in 'Toga win,” Dick Sparrer
  SECOND PLACE: Los Gatos Weekly Times, “Kalpin starts it,” Dick Sparrer

Page Design
  FIRST PLACE: Palo Alto Weekly, “A history of behaving badly,” Allen Clapp
  SECOND PLACE: San Francisco Business Times, “Fast 100,” Craig Blanchard
  THIRD PLACE: San Francisco Business Times, “Cheers!,” Craig Blanchard

Headline
  FIRST PLACE: West San Jose Resident, “Sole Survivors: Cobblershop still in shoe biz after 50-plus years,” Lisa Sibley
  SECOND PLACE: Los Gatos Weekly Times, “Cruz Control,” Dick Sparrer
  THIRD PLACE: Pacifica Tribune, “A midsummer's night shopping,” Tribune Staff

Magazines/Trade Publications

General Excellence
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Magazine, “San Jose Magazine,” San Jose Magazine Staff

Columns-News/Political
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Magazine, “Up Front,” Larry Gerston

Columns-Feature
  FIRST PLACE: Gentry Magazine, “Columns by Glen Putman,” Glen Putman
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Magazine, “Weimers' World,” Leigh Weimers
  THIRD PLACE: San Jose Magazine, “Off the Wall,” Murry Frymer

Feature Story of Light Nature
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Magazine, “Bay Area Billionaires,” Jennifer Roberts

Feature Story of Serious Nature
  FIRST PLACE: San Francisco Magazine, “Zodiac: the Killer who will not die,” Charles Russo
  SECOND PLACE: Valley Life Quarterly, “Are Valley Schools Failing Our Kids?,” Diana Diamond
  THIRD PLACE: New York Times, “A Chance to Hike the Sutter Buttes (Maybe),” Don Knapp

Business Story
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Magazine, “Best Places to Work,” Martin Cheek
  SECOND PLACE: San Jose Magazine, “Beyond Business,” Martin Cheek

Specialty Story
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Magazine, “Everything for Everyone,” Martin Cheek
  SECOND PLACE: Gentry Magazine, “Bearing Down on British Columbia,” Glen Putman
  THIRD PLACE: San Jose Magazine, “Creature Comforts,” Mandy Major

Page Design
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Magazine, “A Bloom Above,” Terry Price

Editorial Cartoons
  FIRST PLACE: West Marin Citizen, “Tarred and Feathered,” Justin DeFreitas

Print Photography

Spot News Photography
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Train Fatality,” Matthew Sumner
  SECOND PLACE: The Press Democrat, “Firestorms,” Kent Porter
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “SF Landslide,” Matthew Sumner

General News Photography
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Train Fatality Memorial,” Matthew Sumner
  SECOND PLACE: Associated Press, “Illegal Immigrants Rally,” Paul Sakuma
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Cage Sitters,” Matthew Sumner

Feature Photography
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo Daily News, “VIP's have a bowl at new luxury lanes,” Konstandinos Goumenidis
  SECOND PLACE: San Francisco Business Times, “The Carnivore's Dilemma,” Najib Joe Hakim
  THIRD PLACE: The Press Democrat, “A one-team town,” Kent Porter

Sports Action Photography
  FIRST PLACE: Associated Press, “The Save,” Tony Avelar
  SECOND PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Head to Head,” John Green
  THIRD PLACE: Associated Press, “Almost,” Tony Avelar

Sports Feature Photography
  FIRST PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “All Hands,” John Green
  SECOND PLACE: Associated Press, “Unhappy Raider Fans,” Paul Sakuma
  THIRD PLACE: San Mateo County Times, “Tough Loss,” John Green

Photo Series or Picture Story
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “Uprooted,” Dai Sugano, Geri Migielicz

Radio

Breaking News
  FIRST PLACE: KCBS Radio, “Tiger Attack,” KCBS News Team

Feature Story of Light Nature
  FIRST PLACE: KCBS Radio, “Cable Car,” Mike Sugerman
  SECOND PLACE: KQED Public Radio, “Greywater Guerrillas,” Amy Standen, Andrea Kissack

Feature Story of Serious Nature
  FIRST PLACE: KQED Public Radio, “Jessica's Law,” Judy Campbell, Kat Snow
  SECOND PLACE: KCBS Radio, “Alvord Lake,” Doug Sovern

Interview or Talk Show
  FIRST PLACE: KQED Public Radio, “Writer Calvin Trillin,” Michael Krasny,
Robin Gianattassio-Malle, Hermione Gee, Kevin Guillory

Special Program
  FIRST PLACE: KCBS Radio, “When the Levee Breaks,” Doug Sovern

Documentary
  FIRST PLACE: KQED Public Radio, “Sneak Out: One Community's Rebellion for Better Education,” Kathryn Baron, Victoria Mauleon
  SECOND PLACE: KCBS Radio, “Keeping the Faith,” Doug Sovern

Sports Story
  FIRST PLACE: KCBS Radio, “Green Grass,” Doug Sovern
  SECOND PLACE: KQED Public Radio, “Hockey Victory Boosts Anaheim's Image,” Rob Schmitz

Use of Sound
  FIRST PLACE: KCBS Radio, “Sgt. Pepper,” Doug Sovern
  SECOND PLACE: KQED Public Radio, “Climate Change and California's Water,” KQED News Staff

Television

Feature Story of Light Nature
  FIRST PLACE: KNTV NBC 11, “In Wine Country: Tipsy Winery,” Mary Orlin, Mark Oltz, Mary Babbitt
  SECOND PLACE: KNTV NBC 11, “In Wine Country: Wine, Women & Shoes,” Mary Orlin, Jonathan Drum
  THIRD PLACE: KQED 9, “Quest: Coffee & Pi: Bay Area Science Cafes,” Paul Rogers, Amy Miller, Sheraz Sadiq

Feature Story of Serious Nature
  FIRST PLACE: KDTV Univision 14, “Alta Traicion,” Catalina Garcia
  SECOND PLACE: KQED 9, “Quest: Nanotechnology Takes Off,” Paul Rogers, Josh Rosen, Joan Johnson

Public Affairs Program
  FIRST PLACE: KQED 9, “Earth Day Special: Where We've Been, Where We're Headed,” Paul Rogers, Gabriela Quiros, Rachel Raney, Joan Johnson
  SECOND PLACE: KPIX CBS 5, “The Real Deal on Going Green,” Jeanette Pavini, Shane Calvert

Special Program
  FIRST PLACE: KNTV NBC 11, “In Wine Country: Wine & Dine,” Mary Orlin, Mark Oltz, Barb Moffatt, Jonathan Drum, Mary Babbitt
  SECOND PLACE: KPIX CBS 5, “The Wireless Runaround II,” Jeanette Pavini, Craig Franklin, Jeff Harris, Paul Morrill

Documentary
  FIRST PLACE: KTEH Public Television, “Riding the Storm: Landslide Danger in the San Francisco Bay Area,” Karen Adams, Douglas DeVore, Wendy Van Wazer, Bryan Coleman

Sports Story
  FIRST PLACE: KFTY 50, “MMA,” Chris Bollini
  SECOND PLACE: KQED 9, “Out of the Park: The Physics of Baseball,” Paul Rogers, Chris Bauer, Sheraz Sadiq

Videography
  FIRST PLACE: KNTV NBC 11, “Drum Videography Composite,” Jonathan Drum
  SECOND PLACE: KNTV NBC 11, “In Wine Country: Oltz Videography Composite,” Mark Oltz
  THIRD PLACE: KFTY 50, “Bollini Composite,” Chris Bollini

Editing
  FIRST PLACE: KNTV NBC 11, “In Wine Country: Oltz Editing Composite,” Mark Oltz
  SECOND PLACE: KNTV NBC 11, “Drum Editing Composite,” Jonathan Drum

Public Relations

Newsletter
  FIRST PLACE: National Television Academy, “Off Camera,” Bob Goldberger, Keith Sanders, Linda Giannecchini, Darryl Compton
  SECOND PLACE: Broadcat Legends, “Broadcast Legends,” Jim Schock, Peter Cleaveland, Darryl Compton

Press Kit
  FIRST PLACE: KQED 9, “KQED Quest Press Kit,” Sevda Eris, Yoonhyung Lee
  SECOND PLACE: National Television Academy, “Emmy 2007 Press Kit,” Deanne Moenster, Cassandra Chavez, Darryl Compton

New Media

General Excellence
  FIRST PLACE: San Jose Mercury News, “http://www.mercurynews.com,” Mercury News Online Staff
  SECOND PLACE: GreatSchools, “www.greatschools.net,” Bill Jackson, Linda Strean, Jasmine Stirling, Christopher Pickslay
  THIRD PLACE: KNTV NBC 11, “www.inwinecountry.com,” Mary Orlin, Barb Moffatt, Mark Oltz, Jonathan Drum

General News
  FIRST PLACE: www.mercurynewsphoto.com, “Susan's Story,” Maria Avila
  SECOND PLACE: www.mercurynewsphoto.com, “Friday Night,” Linda Goldston, Dai Sugano
  THIRD PLACE: http://travel.nytimes.com, “A Chance to Hike the Summer Buttes (Maybe),” Don Knapp

Multi Media
  FIRST PLACE: www.mercurynewsphoto.com, “Uprooted,” Dai Sugano
  SECOND PLACE: www.paloaltoonline.com, “Double Happiness,” Allen Clapp, Norbert von der Groeben
  THIRD PLACE: www.mercurynewsphoto.com, “Red Hot Rails,” Richard Koci Hernandez

Blogs
  FIRST PLACE: www.greatschools.net, “School Choice: One Mom's Journey,” Marian Wilde

Scholarship Winners

$1,500 Herb Caen Scholarships
Caroline Hodge, Henry M. Gunn High School, Palo Alto
Manal Ahmad, University of California, Berkeley
Brittney Johnson, University of California, Berkeley

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