San Diego Community Newspaper Group earns 11 SD Press Club awards
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Thomas Melville's photo 'Go with the flow' earned second place in the category of "Photography feature, light subject."
Thomas Melville's photo 'Go with the flow' earned second place in the category of "Photography feature, light subject."
The Peninsula Beacon and Beach & Bay Press, of San Diego Community Newspaper Group, garnered five first place, and a total of 11 awards, at the San Diego Press Club’s 45th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards banquet held on Oct. 30.

Peninsula Beacon and Beach & Bay Press editor Thomas Melville earned three firsts, two seconds, and one third place for writing and photography.

Peninsula Beacon writer Scott Hopkins earned two firsts, two seconds and a third also for writing and photography.

Hopkins awards were:

First place: Photography feature, light subject – “Pointers light the night,” Peninsula Beacon.

First: Non-daily newspapers, breaking news – “Dramatic helicopter rescue at Sunset Cliffs on Sunday,”

Peninsula Beacon.

Second: Photography, sports – “Point Loma girls win school's first water polo title,” Peninsula Beacon.

Second: Non-daily newspapers, sports – “Pointers win second soccer CIF championship in three years,” Peninsula Beacon.

Third: Non-daily newspapers, business and financial – “After 58 years, Nati's Mexican Restaurant in OB to close June 7,” Peninsula Beacon.

Melville’s awards were:

First place: Non-daily newspapers, Headlines, Beach & Bay Press.

First: Non-daily newspapers, travel-international – “Dia de los Muertos brings Mexico City back to life,” San Diego Community Newspaper Group.

First: Photography feature, serious subject – “Home for the Holidays,” Peninsula Beacon.

Second: Photography feature, light subject – “Go with the flow,” Peninsula Beacon.

Second: Photography, news – “King Tides make a splash,” Peninsula Beacon.

Third: Non-daily newspapers feature, light subject – “Slick party at Sunset Cliffs,” Peninsula Beacon.

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Josh Utley
November 04, 2018
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