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JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

A1. PRINT (Over 100,000 circulation)
REPORTER, COLUMNIST OR EDITOR
Jeffrey Anderson, LA Weekly
Ronald Brownstein, Los Angeles Times
Robert Hilburn, Los Angeles Times

A2. PRINT (Under 100,000 circulation)
REPORTER, COLUMNIST OR EDITOR
John Boston, The Signal
Michael Collins, Los Angeles City Beat
David Houston, LA Daily Journal
Susan McRae, LA Daily Journal
John Ryan, LA Daily Journal

A3. TELEVISION ANCHOR OR REPORTER
Oswaldo Borraez, KMEX-34 Univision
Ana Garcia, KNBC-TV
Dave Lopez, KCBS/KCAL

A4. RADIO ANCHOR OR REPORTER
Kitty Felde, KPCC
Michael Linder, KNX
Warren Olney, KCRW
John Rabe, KPCC
Ilsa Setziol, KPCC

A5. SPORTS ANCHOR OR REPORTER
PRINT OR BROADCAST
Tim Brown, Los Angeles Times
Steve Grad, KNX

A6. PHOTO JOURNALIST OR DESIGNER
PRINT OR ONLINE
Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times
Francine Orr, Los Angeles Times

B. DAILY/WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS (Over 100,000 circulation)

B1. HARD NEWS
Beth Barret and Rick Orlov, Daily News of LA
Kim Murphy and David Holley, Los Angeles Times

B2. NEWS FEATURE
Mark Arax, Los Angeles Times
Scott Gould, Los Angeles Times
Davan Maharaj, Los Angeles Times
Christine Pelisek, LA Weekly
Alyssa J. Rubin and Doyle MacManus, Los Angeles Times

B3. INVESTIGATIVE/SERIES
Leslie Berestein, Anna Cearley, Jerry Kammer, Anne Krueger and Janine
Zuniga, San Diego Union-Tribune
Daily News of Los Angeles
Staff of the Los Angeles Times
Tracy Weber, Charles Ornstein, Mitchell Landsberg and Steve Hymon,
Los Angeles Times
David Willman, Los Angeles Times

B4. BUSINESS
Leslie Berestein, San Diego Union-Tribune
Dana Calvo, Los Angeles Times
Brent Hopkins, Daily News
Kevin Sack and Alicia Mundy, Los Angeles Times
David Willman, Los Angeles Times

B5. SIGNED COMMENTARY
Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate
Howard Blume, LA Weekly
Thomas D Elias, Southern California Focus Syndicated Column
Michael Kinsley, Los Angeles Times
Chris Weinkopf, Daily News of Los Angeles

B6. COLUMNIST
Mariel Garza, Daily News
Steve Lopez, Los Angeles Times
John Powers, LA Weekly
Tim Rutten, Los Angeles Times

B7. EDITORIALS
Editorial Staff, Daily News of Los Angeles
Mary Engel, Los Angeles Times
Michael Kinsley, Los Angeles Times
Robert A. Kittle, San Diego Union-Tribune
Molly Selvin, Los Angeles Times

B8. ENTERTAINMENT REVIEWS/CRITICISM/COLUMN
Doug Harvey, LA Weekly
Robert Hilburn, Los Angeles Times
Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times
Steven Leigh Morris, LA Weekly
Glenn Whipp, Daily News of Los Angeles

B9. ENTERTAINMENT HARD NEWS
The Staff of The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times
The Staff of The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times
The Staff of The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times

B10.ENTERTAINMENT FEATURE
Paul Cullum, LA Weekly
Robert Hilburn, Los Angeles Times
Robert Lloyd, LA Weekly
Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times
Arthur Salm, San Diego Union-Tribune

B11.SPORTS
Joe Donnelly, LA Weekly
Bill Shaiken, Los Angeles Times
Mark Zeigler, The San Diego Union Tribune

B12.SPECIAL SECTION
Michalene Busico and Barbara King, Home Section
Jonathan Gold, Deborah Vankin and Michelle Huneven, LA Weekly
Koreatown Eating and Drinking Pullout Guide
Bret Israel, Donna Frazier, Lennie La Guire and Lisa Fung, Los Angeles Times Sunday Calendar
LA Weekly Staff, Best of LA
LA Weekly Staff, The Auto Show

B13.HEADLINE
Michael McGarr, Daily News
Laura Dominick, Los Angeles Times

B14. DESIGN
John Curry and Ryan Ward, LA Weekly
Jon Gerung, Daily News of Los Angeles (Good Bye Gipper)
Jon Gerung, Daily News of Los Angeles
Joseph Hutchinson, Bill Gaspard and Michael Witley, Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times Staff, Los Angeles Times (The Oscars)
Michael Whitley, Corraine Wang and Dave Campbell, Los Angeles Times

C. DAILY/WEEKLY NEWSPAPERS (Under 100,000 circulation)

C1. HARD NEWS
Ben Balder and Oscar de Leon, Whittier Daily News
Ruby Gonzales, Robert Morales and Karen Rubin, San Gabriel Valley Tribune; Asian-Latino Gangs.
Jason Kosareff, Karen Rubin, Ruby Gonzales and Harrison Shepard, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Tracey Manzer, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Linda Renaud, Palisadian Post

C2. NEWS FEATURE
Dani Dodge, Ventura County star
Dan Evans, Los Angeles Daily Journal
Doug Irving, Daily Breeze
Wendy Thomas Russell, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Wendy Thomas Russell, Long Beach Press-Telegram

C3. INVESTIGATIVE/SERIES
Marc Ballon, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles
Dani Dodge, Ventura County Star
Tom Hennessy, Press-Telegram, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Gretchen Hoffman, Pasadena Star News
Eric Johnson, Long Beach Press-Telegram

C4. BUSINESS
Kate Berry and Laurence Darmiento, Los Angeles Business Journal; Appointment with China
Kate Berry, Laurence Darmiento, Howard Fine and Karey Wutkowski, Los Angeles Business Journal; The Calpers Machine
Muhammed El-Hasan, Daily Breeze; From South Bay to the Moon, Mars and Beyond
Anthony Palazzo and Laurence Darmiento, Los Angeles Business Journal; L.A.'s Richest ZIP Codes
Tina Spee, Daily Journal Extra; The Cable Guy

C5. SIGNED COMMENTARY
Amy Alkon, Creators Syndicate; The Advice Goddess
John Boston, The Signal; Decline and Fall of Western Civilization
Rob Eshman, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles; This Week
Andrew Gumbel, Los Angeles City Beat; American Babylon
Marc Lacter, Los Angeles Business Journal; Comment

C6. COLUMNIST
Amy Alkon, syndicated columnist
John Bogert, Daily Breeze
John Boston, The Signal
Teresa Strasser, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles
Joe Woodward, Claremont-Upland Voice

C7. EDITORIAL
Bill Bell, Whittier Daily News
Linda Renaud, Palisadian-Post
Steve Scauzillo, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Raphael J. Sonenshein, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles

C8. ENTERTAINMENT REVIEWS/CRITICISM/COLUMN
John Boston, The Signal
Corey Levitan, Daily Breeze
Jack Miles, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles
Natalie Nichols, Los Angeles City Beat
Luke Y. Thompson, Los Angeles City Beat

C9. ENTERTAINMENT HARD NEWS
NO WINNERS

C10.ENTERTAINMENT FEATURE
Steve Appleford, Los Angeles CityBeat
Laurence Darmiento, Los Angeles Business Journal
Jim Farber, Daily Breeze
Draeger Martinez, Daily Journal Extra
Naomi Pfefferman, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles

C11. SPORTS
Carin Davis, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles
Gabe Lacques, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Robert Morales, San Gabriel Valley Tribune

C12. SPECIAL SECTION
Tim Grobaty, Long Beach Press-Telegram, 80 Years of Entertainment
Newsroom, Los Angeles Business Journal, The Future of Los Angeles
Newsroom, Los Angeles Business Journal, Playing to Win
Palisadian Post Staff
San Gabriel Valley Tribune Staff, The Rose

C13. HEADLINE
Shoshana Lewin and Adam Wills, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles
Amy Alkon, syndicated columnist
C14. DESIGN
Robert P. Hernandez, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Carvin Knowles, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles
Marc Lacter, Los Angeles Business Journal

D. ART/PHOTOGRAPHY (Print - Newspaper/magazine/wire service)

D1. NEWS PHOTO
Michael Owen Baker, Daily News of Los Angeles
Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times
Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times
Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times
Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times

D2. FEATURE PHOTO
Stephen Carr, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Hans Gutknecht, Daily News of Los Angeles
Leo Hetzel, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Francine Orr, Los Angeles Times
Francine Orr, Los A ngelesTimes

D3. SPORTS PHOTO
John McCoy, Daily News of Los Angeles
Christina Salvador, Long Beach Press-Telegram
Wally Skalij, Los Angeles Times
Wally Skalij, Los Angeles Times
Wally Skalij, Los Angeles Times

D4. EDITORIAL CARTOON
Lalo Alcaraz, LA Weekly
Stephen P. Breen, San Diego Union-Tribune
Steve Greenberg, The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles
Patrick O'Connor, Daily News of Los Angeles
Michael Ramirez, Los Angeles Times

D5. PHOTO ESSAY (single topic)
Hans Gutknecht, Daily News of Los Angeles
Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times
Francine Orr, Los Angeles Times
Teun Voeten, LA Weekly

E. TELEVISION

E1. REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST (35 minutes or less)
CBS2 News Team, News at 11
The newsteam of Noticas Univision Solo a Las Once, KMEX-TV (Noticias Univision 34 A Su Lado)

E2. REGULARLY SCHEDULE NEWSCAST (over 35 minutes)
KCAL 9 News Team, KCAL 9 News at Ten
Primera Edicion's News Team, KMEX-TV (Noticias Univision 34 A Su Lado) "Primera Edicion"
Jeff L. Wald, Marcia Brandwynne, Gerald Ruben, Kim Rouggie,
Christine Miceli, Scott Aulerich, Hal Fishman, Leila Feinstein, Damon Andrews KTLA, News at Ten
Jeff L. Wald, Marcia Brandwynne, Richard Goldner, Chris Falin, Carlos Amezcua, Michaela Pereira, Mark Kriski, Sam Rubin, KTLA Morning News

E3. BREAKING NEWS REPORT
Oswaldo Borraez and Raul Guierrez, KMEX- TV (Noticias Univision 34 A Su Lado): Day Laborer Shot Fifteen Times
News Team of "Noticias Univision 34 A Su Lado", KMEX-TV (Noticias Univision 34 A Su Lado); Immigration Raids
Jeff L. Wald, Marcia Brandwynne, Richard Goldner, Chris Falin, Micaela Pereira, Eric Spillman, Willa Sandmeyer, Bill Smith and Warren Wilson, KTLA; Mexican Consulate Standoff

E4. FEATURES NEWS
Joel Connable, KCAL 9
Socorro Cruz, Frank Garcia and Salvador Solorio, KMEX-TV (Noticias Univision 34 A Su Lado)
Ana Garcia, Fred Mamoun and Ty Kim, KNBC
David Jackson, KCAL 9
Francisco Ugalde, Christopher Alvarez, Moana Ramirez and Tony Martinez, KMEX-TV (Noticias Univision 34 A Su Lado)

E5. INVESTIGATIVE/BUSINESS/SERIES
Carmen Escobosa and Hector Gonzalez, KMEX-TV (Noticias Univision 34 A Su Lado)
Ana Garcia, Fred Mamoun and Ty Kim, KNBC
Marley Klaus, California Connected
Marley Klaus, California Connected
Rolando Nichols, Jose Luis Palomino and Andy Leal, KMEX-TV (Noticias Univision 34 A Su Lado)

E6. SPORTS NEWS
Damon Andrews and Ted Green, KTLA, Field of Dreams

E7. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Cecilia Bogran, KMEX-TV (Noticias Univision 34 A Su Lado)
KMEX - Univision Los Angeles, "Dirty Accusations Against Paulina Rubio"
Sam Rubin, Jamie Novak and Reushann Wong, KTLA; Academy Awards Coverage

E8. TALK/PUBLIC AFFAIRS/DOCUMENTARIES
Studio 2 Team, KCBS
Mitch Waldow, Bob Tarlau, John Beard, Mark Sudock, Burke Ewing III and Emanuelle Achilie, KTTV; Reagan in Hollywood
Adam Wilkenfeld, Connect With Kids, "Count Me In"

F. RADIO

F1. NEWSCAST (over 15 minutes)
KCSN News Staff, KCSN
Southern California's Morning News, KNX 1070 News Radio

F2. NEWSCAST (under 15 minutes)
N/A

F3. BREAKING NEWS
Julie Dolan, Liz Dolan, Sheila Dolan, Monica Dolan and Lian Dolan, KABC Radio
Lance Orozco, Jim Rondeau, Ken Borgers and Brian Webb, KCLU-FM

F4. FEATURE
Debra Baer, KPCC FM
Perri Chasin, Forrest Murray, Eric J. Lawrence and Bob Carlson, KCRW Betsy Lambert, KCSN-FM
Adolfo Guzman Lopez, KPCC
Chris Stanley, KNX 1070

F5. INVESTIGATIVE/BUSINESS/SERIES
Alex Cohen, KQED
Michael Linder, KNX 1070 News Radio
Lance Orozco, KCLU
John Rabe, KPCC
Ilsa Setziol, KPCC 89.3

F6. ENTERTAINMENT REPORTING/CRITICISM
Claude Brodesser and Matt Holzman, KCRW
Alex Cohen, KQED
Shirley Jahad, KPCC
Elvis Mitchell, KCRW
Lance Orozco, KCLU

F7. SPORTS NEWS
Steve Grad, KNX
Rob Schmitz, KPCC
Talk of the City, KPCC

F8. USE OF SOUND
Bob Carlson, KCRW
Betsy Lambert, KCSN
John Rabe, KPCC
Rob Schmitz, KPCC
Frank Stoltze, KPCC

F9. TALK/PUBLIC AFFAIRS/DOCUMENTARIES
Airtalk, Gay Marriage Remote, KPCC
Rachel Anne Goodman, KUSP
Jim Rondeau, Marine Life and Ocean Health, KCLU
Robert Scheer, Arianna Huffington, Matt Miller, Tony Blankley and Sarah Spitz, KCRW
Which Way, L.A.?, Mayorial Candidates, KCRW

F10. NEWS BUREAU
Warren Olney, Frances Anderton, Karen Radziner, Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper, Sharon Rembaum and Ileana Justus, KCRW
Warren Olney, Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner, Sharon Rembaum, Frances Anderton, Christian Bordal and Ilean Justus, KCRW
Warren Olney, Jonah King, Karen Radziner, Frances Anderton, Christian Bordal, Katie cooper, Sharon Reembaum and Ileana Justus, KCRW

G. MAGAZINES

G1. NEWS /INVESTIGATIVE
Vince Beiser, Los Angeles Times Magazine
David Evans, Bloomberg News
Liz Valsamis, Daily Journal Extra

G2. FEATURE/COMMENTARY
Fred Dickey, Los Angeles Times Magazine
Michael Goldstein, Los Angeles Times Magazine
Ted Johnson, VLife
Susan Karlin, Fortune Small Business
Liz Valsamis, Los Angeles Daily Journal

G3. ENTERTAINMENT REVIEWS/CRITICISM/COLUMN
Tom Shales, Alex Ben Block, Tom Gilbert, Melissa Grego and Chuck Ross; Television Week
Matt Welch, Reason Magazine

G4. ENTERTAINMENT HARD NEWS
No winners.

G5. ENTERTAINMENT FEATURE
F.X. Feeney, Written By
Emory Holmes II, Written By
Richard Rushfield, VLife
Juliana Shallcross, Melissa Grego, Alex Ben Block, Tom Gilbert and Chuck Ross, Television Week

G6. IN HOUSE OR CORPORATE PUBLICATION
Jim Perry, The Los Angeles Firefighter
The Staff of Written By

G7. DESIGN
Tipatat Chennavasin and Ron Tammariello, Written By
Jennifer Gininillo, Chad Rooney, Alex Ben Block, Tom Gilbert, Melissa Grego and Chuck Ross, Television Week

H. NEWS BUREAUS AND CORRESPONDENTS

H1. BREAKING NEWS
Terri Vermeulen Keith, City News Service

H2. INVESTIGATIVE/SERIES
David Evans, Bloomberg News

H3. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS OR FEATURE
Michael White, Bloomberg News

I. ONLINE

I1. NEWS, FEATURE OR SERIES
Paritosh Bansal, Janna Braun, Matt Myerhoff, Eugene Lee, Eric Ulken and Heather Wilson, Annenberg School of Communication
James Gerstenzang, Los Angeles Times

I2. COLUMN, COMMENTARY, CRITICISM
Tim Cavanaugh, Reason Online
Nick Gillespie, Reason Online
Russel J. Hammer, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Rip Rense, Freelance
Matt Welch, Reason Online

I3. DESIGN AND LAYOUT
Martha Hernandez, variety.com
Clare Sup, latimes.com

I4. WEBLOG
Ginny Chien, The Stylephile (Variety.com and VlifeMag.com)
Mack Reed, LAVoice.org
Mack Reed, LAVoice.org
Luke Y. Thompson, LYTrules.com
Matt Welch and Tim Blair, Reason

J. INTERNATIONAL JOURNALISM

J1. HARD NEWS
David Willis, BBC Los Angeles

J2. NEWS FEATURE
Helena Groll, Swedish Broadcasting Corporation
Michael O'Sullivan, Voice of America
Christina Schweighofer, Die Presse, Austria
Tom Tugend, Jerusalem Post
David Willis, Kari Browne and Andrew Clark, BBC Los Angeles

J3. ENTERTAINMENT NEWS OR FEATURE
Claes Andreasson, Swedish NPR

J4. COLUMN
Diana Ljungaeus, Resume, Sweden