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April 6, 1998
Staff writers from The Times Orange County edition won 39 Orange County Press Club awards, including the top investigative prize, at the club's 43rd annual awards ceremony Sunday night. Among the paper's prizes were eight first-place awards. The Orange County Register earned 34 awards, 14 of them first-place honors. Other local publications honored were OC Weekly, Orange Coast Magazine and OC Metro. Times staff writer Michael G.
April 20, 1997
ORANGE COUNTY PRESS CLUB General Excellence Breaking News 1st: Los Angeles Times Staff for "Wind-Fueled Firestorms Tear Through Southern California." Dexter Filkins, Michael Wagner, Rene Lynch, Rene Tawa with contributors Len Hall, Leslie Earnest, Nancy Cleeland, Matt Lait, H.G.
April 2, 1997
The Los Angeles Times has been awarded three prizes in the Society of Professional Journalists' 1996 competition--including an award to cartoonist Paul Conrad, now a seven-time winner who holds the organization's record for individual winners. Times staff writer John-Thor Dahlburg won a foreign correspondence award for his reporting on Afghanistan, and a Times investigative team won the non-deadline reporting award for "And Justice for Some: Solving Murders in L.A. County."
May 31, 1996
Times staff writer Richard E. Meyer has won the magazine reporting prize in the Society of Professional Journalists' 1995 Sigma Delta Chi journalism awards. Meyer's award, announced Thursday by the society, recognizes his Dec. 17 cover story for the Los Angeles Times Magazine on Julia Tavalaro, a woman paralyzed so severely by a stroke that she is able to communicate only through slight eye and head movements. To tell Tavalaro's story, Meyer spent nearly 450 hours interviewing her.
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May 9, 1996 |
High school newspapers in Fullerton and Santa Ana received top honors Wednesday in the 1996 Times Orange County's Journalism Awards, presented to the top young writers, editors, photographers and artists. Capturing first place and a $1,000 prize for the best publication with five or more pages was the Accolade at Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton.