Story by Pasadena Reporter Receives Los Angeles Press Club Awards
Pasadena reporter and Pasadena Media Foundation grant recipient Justin Chapman received two awards from the Los Angeles Press Club in recognition for his Alta Journal article about the death of "Mad" Mike Hughes titled The Daredevil Who Reached for the Stars.
The prestigious annual Southern California Journalism Awards were announced October 16th.
Chapman's second place award was in the Hard News (one day's coverage of a hard news story) category and third place in the Obituary / In Appreciation (politics / business / arts personalities) category.
Pasadena Media Foundation Grant Awarded to Reporter Justin Chapman
The Pasadena Media Foundation has awarded a grant to reporter Justin Chapman to purchase transcription software used in the production of local news coverage. Chapman reports for a variety of media outlets including Pasadena Now, LAist, Well Read and NewsRap Local.
"It's such a time saver. I can't believe I did journalism for 17 years without it. Thanks so much," said Chapman.