Downtown News Wins Three L.A. Press Club Awards

Chinatown radio station KCHUNG

DTLA - Los Angeles Downtown News captured three prizes at the city’s biggest journalism event.

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On Sunday, June 26, the Los Angeles Press Club held its 58th annual Southern California Journalism Awards at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, where it dispensed scores of prizes for the year’s best print, TV, radio, online and other journalism. The Downtown News art department of Brian Allison, Yumi Kanegawa and Alexis Rawlins won first place in the Design category for “The Don’t Miss Summer.” Additionally, senior writer Eddie Kim earned a pair of awards, in Entertainment News or Feature for his profile of the Chinatown underground radio station KCHUNG, and in Business, for the story “The Rising Cost of Downtown Living.” Kim also finished second in the Journalist of the Year category. Other high-ranking finishes included Executive Editor Jon Regardie getting third place in both Columns and Obituary writing. Doug Davis finished third in the Editorial Cartoon category. The Press Club had a record turnout this year, with more than 1,000 submissions.

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