Hometown team wins first prize at state journalism awards gala

  • [Image from The Mountain Enterprise, July 6, 2018 edition.]

    [Image from The Mountain Enterprise, July 6, 2018 edition.]

By the TME Team

The Mountain Enterprise won a first prize award for excellence in journalism from the California News Publishers Association (CNPA) Saturday, May 4. Judges for the 131-year-old state newspaper association honored “The Blacklist: Tejon Ranch wages war on science and public comment” at the CNPA Better News Awards Gala, which recognizes publications throughout the state for powerful work.

The “Blacklist” story was written and reported by editor Patric Hedlund, with the help of community and state sources. It was produced with the support of The Mountain Enterprise team, Jill Turner, Marcy Axness and publisher Gary Meyer.

Three additional awards recognized the 53-year-old community newspaper, for reporting “Hall Ambulance Service is in…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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The Long Beach Westin Hotel hosted more than 300 journalists in an awards gala for the industry on Saturday, May 4. The Mountain Enterprise brought home a little bling.

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