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SPJ/LA Honors Journos

Journalism1111.jpgNo this isn’t like the Pulitzers last year…this time LA won…ahem.

And no, we just never get tired of that joke…ever.

Society of Professional Journalists – Greater Los Angeles Chapter will honor five local journalists, a photographer and two attorneys at its 33rd annual awards banquet this spring.

The Distinguished Journalist honorees are Paul Pringle of the Los Angeles Times, Terri Vermeulen Keith of City News Service, John Schwada of KTTV Fox 11, and Frank Stoltze of 89.3-KPCC. Kevin Roderick of LAObserved is the first recipient of the chapter’s Distinguished Work in New Media Award. Thomas Newton and Jim Ewert, of the California Newspaper Publishers Association, will receive the chapter’s Freedom of Information Award and Nick Ut, Pulitzer-winning photographer with the Associated Press, will receive a special Lifetime Achievement Award.

For more information on the honorees or for dates for the banquet go here.

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