At last night’s 2012 San Diego Press Club Awards, another personal mark of achievement was set by Jamie Reno. The cancer survivor, singer-songwriter and busy journalist¬†officially claimed a record dozen citations, including a record-tying seven first places.

Reno won these honors for his work with ESPN.com, KPBS Newsweek/The Daily Beast, newsmax.com and the North County Times. He has been a local Newsweek correspondent for many years and is no stranger to previous San Diego Press Club ceremonies.

Patch was also celebrating after last night’s event. Its San Diego area sites were second only to U-T San Diego in terms of total prizes claimed (nine first places, 24 total awards).

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