San Diego Community Newspaper Group earns 14 San Diego Press Club awards
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San Diego Community Newspaper Group earns 14 San Diego Press Club awards

San Diego Community Newspaper Group recently brought home several awards from the 44th annual San Diego Press Club's Excellence in Journalism Awards, which was held on Oct. 24 at the Joe and Vi Jacobs Center.

Peninsula Beacon reporter Scott Hopkins received first place in the category of Non-Daily Newspapers, Breaking News for his article titled “Knife-wielding man subdued.”

San Diego Community Newspaper Group managing editor Thomas Melville earned first place in the Non-Daily Newspapers, Headlines category.

La Jolla Village News editor Blake Bunch won first in the category of Non-Daily Newspapers, Visual/Fine Art Reporting, for his story “Pop art meets high performance surf design.”

In the open category Photography, Breaking News, Hopkins won first for his shot of a distraught man in Point Loma.

Melville took second in the open category Photography, Feature – Serious Subject, for his “Hope for the Homeless” photo. He earned two third place awards in the open Photography category for the feature photo “Jetty cats” and the sports photo of the Red Bull Air Race in the Beach & Bay Press.

Bunch earned a second place in the category of Non-Daily Newspapers, Breaking News Reporting, for the story “UTC shooting.” Bunch also took second in the Non-Daily Newspapers, Health & Medicine category for the story “Salk scientists’ breakthrough.”

Hopkins earned a second place in the category of Non-Daily Newspapers, Feature – Serious Subject, for his story on the Point Loma High robotics team. He also took second in the category of Non-Daily Newspapers, Humor, with the story “Nude nautical nymph nabbed on Shelter Island.”

Hopkins added a third place in the category of Non-Daily Newspapers, Visual/Fine Art Reporting, for the story on a Point Loma High grad’s photo exhibit. Hopkins also had a second place in the category of Non-Daily Newspapers, Sports for the story on a Point Loma Pee Wee football team. 

Melville took third in the category of Non-Daily Newspapers, Front Page Design, for the Peninsula Beacon.

The SDCNG employees and staff thank the San Diego Press Club for their recognition of our ongoing efforts.

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