Public Press Reporter and Editor Honored With SPJ NorCal Excellence in Journalism Awards

Society of Professional Journalists

For its 35th Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards, the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California chapter, recognized Public Press reporter Brian Howey with an Ongoing Coverage award for his reporting and critique of San Francisco’s systems supporting the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic, including:

Judges also honored Public Press Managing Editor Liz Enochs with an award for Explanatory Journalism for “Cities at turning point: Will upzoning ease housing inequalities or build on zoning’s racist legacy?” which she wrote for Shareable.

The awards contest honored reporting produced from July 2019 through June 2020. Read about all of the Northern California award winners.

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