Listen to KCRW’s 2017 L.A. Press Club Awards Nominees

The L.A. Press Club Award nominations are out. We wanted to take a moment to say how proud we are of our staff of talented journalists and producers who work so hard to make such great radio. Explore our nominated pieces below.

 

Journalist of the Year (Radio)

Madeleine Brand

Best Anchor/Host (Radio)

Steve Chiotakis

Best Public Service News or Feature Broadcast

Saul Gonzalez, “Evicted: How the 1985 Ellis Act Can be Used to Kick You Out of Your Rent Controlled Apartment

Best Multimedia Package

Karen Foshay, “Troubled Waters

Ruxandra Guidi and Bear Guerra,  “Going Gray in LA: Stories of Aging Along Broadway” 

David Weinberg and Alexandra Garretón, “Below the 10: Life in South LA

Best Travel Reporting

Susan Valot, “A Visit to the Oldest Juniper Tree in America

Best News or Feature (Radio)

Saul Gonzalez and Jonathan Bastian, “Will $15 an Hour Wages Help or Hurt California?

Best Lifestyle Feature (Radio) 

Jennifer Rice, “Growing up Zorthian

Anna Scott, “Day in the Life: Homeless on Skid Row

Best Personality Profile/Interview (Radio)

David Weinberg, “Meet Mr. Fries Man” 

Best Investigative (Radio)

Karen Foshay, “Burned: Abuse in LA’s Restaurant Industry” http://kcrw.co/2rxSimD

Best Entertainment Reporting/Journalism (Radio)

Susan Valot, “Finding Friendship and Art at the Annual Pageant of the Masters

Best Use of Sound (Radio)

Eric Drachman, “SoundsLA

Susan Valot, “When Science Sounds Like Band Practice” 

David Weinberg, Nick White, “We Are Not Alone” 

Best Talk/Public Affairs (Radio)

Madeleine Brand, “Your Questions about How Trump Won, What it Means, What’s Next

Best Documentary (Radio)

Bob Carlson, “Terri and Clifford” 

Michael Sullivan, “Shoot First

David Weinberg and Nick White, “We Are Not Alone” 

 

To see the full list of this years nominees click here