8 Valley newspaper writers win Gruner Awards for Public Service

Gruner Awards

PHOTO: From left, Professor Gary Rice, George F. Gruner and former Fresno Bee Executive Editor Betsy Lumbye. (Courtesy of Joe Wirt/CNPA) Eight reporters at three San Joaquin Valley newspapers won 2016 George F. Gruner Prizes for Meritorious Public Service in journalism. The awards for work published in 2016 were announced Thursday, Feb. 23, at the […]

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Investigative reporting by MCJ alum wins national journalism award

Jeanine Michelle Fiser, who graduated in spring 2016 with a degree from the MCJ Department, won The Newspaper Guild‘s prestigious David S. Barr Award, a nationwide honor given to student journalists who focus on social justice issues.  The package of investigative articles that Fiser, of Hanford, wrote for the Sanger Herald – looking into the […]

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