Public Press Wins 4 Awards From San Francisco Press Club

Christian Torres cooks food in the van where he lives in Berkeley.

Yesica Prado/San Francisco Public Press

Photojournalist Yesica Prado was one of the first-prize winners for her documentation of people living in their vehicles. Christian Torres, who sleeps and cooks meals in his van in Berkeley, was one of her subjects.

Journalists from the San Francisco Public Press and KSFP — our low-power FM radio station — won four first-place awards from the San Francisco Press Club in the organization’s 44th Greater Bay Area Awards:

  • Radio/Audio-Non-Commercial: Public Affairs Program (Staff of 1-4) — First Place: Laura Wenus, Mel Baker and Liana Wilcox of KSFP for “Civic
  • Radio/Audio-Non-Commercial: Series or Continuing Coverage — First Place: Laura Wenus and Mel Baker of KSFP for “Essential Workers
  • Newspapers-Non-Daily: Photography / Photo Series — First Place: Yesica Prado, Lila LaHood and Noah Arroyo of the San Francisco Public Press, and Jenny Stratton of CatchLight, for “Driving Home: Surviving the Housing Crisis
  • Newspapers-Non-Daily: Investigative Reporting — First Place: Seth Rosenfeld, Jonathan Krim, Liz Enochs and Michael Stoll of the San Francisco Public Press for “Ride-Hailing’s Dark Data