Santa Maria Sun / News
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 15, Issue 9
Winner, winner, CNPA dinner!
The Sun scored silver at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest banquet on May 2. The second-place winners include:
• Managing Editor Amy Asman, best enterprising reporting, “Start by believing,” a cover story on sexual assault survivor Delaney Henderson.
• Staff Writer Kristina Sewell, best sports story, “Legends of the Deep,” a cover story profile on deep-sea diver Sam Miller.
• Former Assistant Art Director Heather Walter, best graphic illustration, for a wine supply graphic.
• Cartoonist Ross Mayfield, best editorial cartoon, for his lampoon of Gov. Jerry Brown’s “high-speed” rail.
Asman attended the event with former Sun staff writer Jeremy Thomas, who now works as a staff reporter for the Contra Costa Times.
“I miss the old office and I’m very proud of my former colleagues,” Thomas said. “Santa Maria is fortunate to have such stellar journalism right in their backyard.”
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Pacific Gas & Electric say all is well at Diablo Canyon Citizens ask for maximum punishment in an animal cruelty case Cops or troops?: Just how militarized are SLO County's law enforcement organizations? Beneath the surface: Above the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin, new wells are being dug while residents and agriculturalists worry about the uncertain future A second defendant is charged in a rape case The Arroyo Grande City Council declines to further investigate an 'incident' San Luis Obispo man arrested on suspicion of torture