Significantly, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal won a silver award for Best Newspaper in its small tabloid class. Judges said the paper “reaches out to its readership with a combination of authoritative reporting, informed analysis and a lively writing style. Stories are timely and comprehensive, as well as brightly edited; design elements are well chosen, and can be bold when appropriate.”
The valley paper and its editor, Laurence Darmiento, also won a silver award for Best Headlines.
At the L.A. Press Club banquet at the Millennium Biltmore hotel downtown, the Los Angeles Business Journal won six 1st Place awards. They went to:
Lee for his “Police Make Business of Seizures” story in the category of News Feature.
Ryan for her package of articles about the Miracle Mile headlined “Miracle Growth” in the category of Business.
Editor Charles Crumpley in the Columnist category.
Landry in the Design category.
Tech Reporter Tom Dotan in the Entertainment News or Feature category for his story about transmedia headlined “Sideshows / Webisodes, Games Augment TV Viewing Experience.”
Newsdesk Editor Tom Hicks in the Headline category for penning “If Cochran Partners Don’t Fit, They Might Just Split.”
The Los Angeles Business Journal won four 2nd Place awards. They went to:
Tech Reporter Natalie Jarvey in the Entertainment News or Feature category for her story headlined “YouTube Gets Creatives in Los Angeles.
Hicks in the Headline category for his headline “Grace Period Over for Cash-Strapped L.A. Churches.”
David Nusbaum in the Sports category for his story “Net Loss? Tennis Tourney Needs Money or May Pack its Rackets.”
Photographer Ringo H.W. Chiu in the Feature Photo category for his picture named “Taylor.”
The Business Journal’s two 3rd Place awards went to:
Lee in the Personality Profile category for his story about Banker Dominic Ng headlined “Made in America.”
Former Reporter Richard Clough in the Investigative category for his story headlined “Too Good to be True.”
At the L.A. Press Club event, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal won two awards. They went to:
Mark Madler, Judy Temes, Andrew Khouri and Angela Melero, who won 3rd Place in the Entertainment News or Feature category for their story headlined “Disney’s Frontier / Dissecting Disney.”
Editor Darmiento who won 3rd Place in the Headline category for writing “Four Topping Fast-Growing Pizza Chain.”