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The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists honored three Berkeleyside reporters for their work on schools and housing reporting.
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She won a James Madison Freedom of Information Award for her deep dive into sexual misconduct allegations against a Berkeley High teacher.
Supriya Yelimeli and Doug Ng were recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists for their outstanding work in 2021.
The Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recognized Berkeleyside’s 2020 Nosh coverage, feature reporting and longform storytelling.
Berkeleyside wins community journalism and longform awards from the Society of Professional Journalists
Berkeleyside won the community journalism honor for the third time. Natalie Orenstein was recognized for her series on Berkeley’s landmark school integration program.
Berkeleyside’s Frances Dinkelspiel wins SPJ excellence award for longform story on Milo Yiannopoulos
‘One day, one night: The fuse that lit the Battles of Berkeley’ is a 12,000-word oral history crafted by Frances Dinkelspiel that tells a story through the voices of those who were there.