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McClatchy consolidates production desks in North Carolina

The McClatchy Co. will move design and copy editing for its 30 newspapers to a central hub in Charlotte, N.C., the https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2018/12/10/mcclatchy-to-centralize-design-jobs-in-north.html reports. “All West News Desk colleagues have been offered jobs at the McClatchy Publishing Center and will have the opportunity to work virtually,” said Gary Wortel, president and publisher of The Sacramento Bee…

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Santa Maria Times captures Lee award

Lee Enterprises presented its President’s Award to the Santa Maria Times for the newspaper’s yearlong series “Green Rush in the 805?”, examining the legalization of cannabis and its impacts on Santa Barbara County. “This award is significant because the Times newsroom was honored by an independent panel of journalists from across the country along with…

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ASNE diversity survey reports encouraging shifts

Responses to the 2018 American Society of News Editors Newsroom Employment Diversity Survey are indicative of a sea change in how newsroom representation is measured and discussed. Despite a response rate of about 13 percent, with 293 newsrooms of the 1,700 queried for the survey submitting information, there are still encouraging points in the data.…

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Discounts for Bob Woodward’s Nov. 27 talk

On Nov. 27 in Los Angeles, The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward will take part in a moderated conversation followed by questions from the audience. Woodward, author of the recent book “Fear: Trump in the White House,” will appear at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Tickets range from $24.50…

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SPJ NorCal winners named

Among the contest winners in SPJ NorCal’s 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards are staffers from these CNPA-member newsrooms: CALmatters, Mercury News/East Bay Times, Metro Silicon Valley and Sacramento News & Review. The winners will be honored next Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Delancey Street Restaurant in San Francisco.

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Pros on program for college conference

Pro speakers on the program this Saturday at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges’ NorCal Conference include: Clifford Oto, photographer, The Record, Stockton Don Blount, editor, The Record Michael Ellis Langley, executive editor, Tracy Press/Tank Town Media Scott Linesburgh, sportswriter and columnist, The Record Jack Mitchell, publisher, Ledger Dispatch/Interactive Nikki Moore, legal counsel, CNPA Services…

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National college awards listed

Among the winners of the Associated Collegiate Press National Pacemaker Awards named last week in Louisville were CNPA Members El Don, Santa Ana College; and The Orion, CSU Chico. View all winners.

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EPPY awards for CNPA Members

Among the winners of the 2018 EPPY Awards, administered by Editor & Publisher to honor the best digital media websites, were the Mercury News/East Bay Times and CALMatters.

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Health fellowships and grants

The USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism invites applications from California journalists for its all-expenses-paid California Fellowship next March. Fellows will learn about how race, ethnicity, education level and socioeconomic status influence prospects for health. The fellowship is March 17-20, 2019, in Los Angeles. It comes with a $1,000 reporting grant to help with the…

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Open-government heroes? Nominate

The First Amendment Coalition is soliciting nominees for the FAC Free Speech & Open Government Award, given each year for performance of exemplary work in the arena of open government. Qualifications for the award are outstanding accomplishment, service or other contributions to “the people’s right to know” about government. The winner, or winners, could be…

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