A handful of local Patch sites were honored at the San Francisco Peninsula Press Club's 35th annual Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards on Saturday night.
Albany Patch was honored to receive second place in the Overall Excellence category for online-only publications.
The winners were selected from 440 entries from media professionals in the 11 Greater Bay Area counties. Awards honored work done in 2011. Entries were judged by the Press Clubs of Bakersfield, Cleveland, Florida, Milwaukee, New Orleans and San Diego.
See all the winners here. Winners with Patch connections are listed below.
Overall Excellence-Broadband Only
- FIRST PLACE, Redwood City Patch, Editor Stacie Chan
- SECOND PLACE, Albany Patch, Editor Emilie Raguso
- SECOND PLACE, Patch, “,” Editor Brad Kava, Santa Cruz Patch
Feature Story of a Light Nature
- FIRST PLACE, Patch, “,” Editor Charles Burress, El Cerrito Patch
Feature Story of a Serious Nature
- SECOND PLACE, Patch, “,” Editor Drew Himmelstein, South San Francisco Patch
- FIRST PLACE, Patch, “,” Scott Campbell, former sports editor for Patch in Silicon Valley and the Peninsula
- FIRST PLACE, Patch, “,” Rachel Stern, Silicon Valley Assistant Local Editor
- SECOND PLACE, Patch, “,” Aaron Selverston, Palo Alto Patch
- FIRST PLACE, Patch, “,” Lisen Stromberg, a blogger on Palo Alto Patch