Judges recognized the Post’s excellence in in-depth reporting, photography, video journalism, writing and more.
Three Long Beach Post journalists were recognized during the annual Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles ceremony Saturday afternoon, winning a dozen awards, including a sweep in the multi-cam video category.
“This is the heart of local journalism: government accountability, holding powerful organizations to account. This is our goal at the Post, and to get recognition in these categories is powerful,” said Publisher David Sommers.
The 30 awards for the Long Beach Post are on-par with the largest newsrooms in California in the digital contest, including 31 awards for Los Angeles Times, 23 awards for the Sacramento Bee and 15 awards for the San Francisco Chronicle.
Long Beach Post reporters won a total of five awards at the 2021 Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles ceremony Saturday afternoon.
The first-place award from the Sacramento Press Club was for an investigation showing Long Beach police use force more often that many other departments across the state.
The California Reporting Project received the recognition by the Northern California Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists on Wednesday.
The Long Beach Post family walked away with three Southern California Journalism awards last night after being presented by the Los Angeles Press Club last night, part of their overall 17 finalist recognitions.
Thomas Cordova placed ninth among the top 10 photographers of the year by the National Press Photographers Association, Region 10, which covers publications across California, Arizona, Nevada, and Hawaii.
Juana Melara, the Long Beach hotel worker known for her advocacy work in passing Measure WW, will be honored Thursday morning by End Abuse Long Beach.