News/Times/Sun writers win 11 more awards

Carmel Valley News/Del Mar Times/Solana Beach Sun writers and photographers took home 11 more journalism awards at the San Diego Press Club’s 39th annual “Excellence in Journalism Awards” event held Oct. 23 at the San Diego Hall of Champions in Balboa Park.

In the non-daily newspaper category, News/Times/Sun writers won five first place awards, four second place awards, and two third place awards.

The News/Times/Sun have won numerous national, regional and local awards over the years, including three first place national “General Excellence” awards.

The writers and photographers who won awards at the Oct. 23 event include: Joe Tash (first place: Business & Financial, second place: General News); Arthur Lightbourn (first place: Profile); Karen Billing (third place: Features); Claire Harlin (first place: Food and Restaurant); Jeanne McKinney (first place: Military); Frank LaRosa (first place: Gardening); Marsha Sutton (three second place awards in Essay/Commentary/Opinion; Arts & Entertainment; Columns); and Jon Clark (third place: Still Sports Photography).