Los Angeles Times Wins 39 National Arts and Entertainment Awards

The Los Angeles Situations has gained 39 honors in the Los Angeles Push Club’s 15th yearly Nationwide Arts and Leisure Journalism Awards contest. The awards, which ended up presented at a gala on Dec. 4, understand the operate of enjoyment reporters and editors, and theater, film and tv critics across all media.

Amid the honorees have been Personnel Author Meg James and Photographer Jay L. Clendenin. James was named Print Journalist of the 12 months, while Clendenin was named Photojournalist of the Year for the third consecutive yr both equally acquired a quantity of supplemental honors in the levels of competition.

James reported she was “humbled” by the top award. “It’s been a blockbuster yr, and the L.A. Instances leisure enterprise workforce has distinguished by itself with insightful protection of Hollywood,” she stated.

She claimed she was notably very pleased of the enjoyment team’s coverage of the capturing on the “Rust” film established, which was bundled in her entry, “and really centered the highlight on the L.A. Occasions and its investigative journalism.”

Actress Anya Taylor-Pleasure. 1 of the portraits in Clendenin’s winning portfolio.

(Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Moments)

Clendenin’s successful portfolio incorporated portraits of actors chronicled over 12 months. “Collaborating with today’s best pop lifestyle personalities is often challenging and fun, and getting ready to generate something unforgettable in 10 minutes, while stressful, is incredibly satisfying,” he claimed.

Down below is a checklist of The Times’ honorees by group.

Print Journalist of the Calendar year
Meg James

Photojournalist of the Calendar year
Jay L. Clendenin

Critic (Print, Broadcast or On the internet)

Theater/Doing Arts Critic
Next spot: Charles McNulty

Artwork/Structure Critic
Second area: Carolina A. Miranda

Ebook Critic
Third spot: M.G. Lord

Food items/Tradition Critic
Third location: Lucas Kwan Peterson

Any Media System (Print, Broadcast or On-line)

Movie star Investigative
First location: Stacy Perman
A little one star at 7, in jail at 22. Then she vanished. What occurred to Lora Lee Michel?

Next area: Amy Kaufman, Meg James
The gentleman who played Hollywood: Within Randall Emmett’s crumbling empire

Humor Writing
Second position: Patt Morrison
“A Hollywood Museum? Claims, Promises”

To start with position: Doug Norwood
“Ours to ‘Minutes’”

Photography/Art (Print or On the net)

News Image
1st area: Jay L. Clendenin
“COVID Crimson Carpet”

Portrait Image
Second put: Jay L. Clendenin
“Clint Eastwood”

Motion Picture
Second area: Jay L. Clendenin
“Elle Fanning in motion”

Image Essay
2nd spot: Jay L. Clendenin
“Portrait Portfolio”

Print/On the net

Leisure Marketplace/Arts Investigative
First place: Meg James, Amy Kaufman, Julia Wick
The day Alec Baldwin shot Halyna Hutchins and Joel Souza

Obituary/In Appreciation, Audio and Other Arts Personalities
3rd put: Evelyn McDonnell
Patricia Kennealy-Morrison, rock journalist, writer and partner of Jim Morrison, dies at 75

Print (Newspapers or Journals)

Basic News
1st location: Deborah Vankin
Academy Museum employed a hawk. His title is Spencer, and he scares for a living

Celeb Information
Second area: Meg James, Amy Kaufman
Fears about Bruce Willis’ Declining Cognitive Condition Swirled all over Sets in Recent Years

Pandemic Reporting, Entertainment Subject
Second place: Evelyn McDonnell
Grounded by COVID, Patti Smith joined Substack and Instagram. But nothing changed participating in live

Identity Profile, Movie Business — Less than 2,500 Terms
Initial place: Deborah Vankin
How the ‘Licorice Pizza’ poster artwork delivers a family’s American desire tale comprehensive circle

Temperament Profile, Tv — Less than 2,500 Words and phrases
Third put: Meredith Blake
Molly Shannon is a comedy legend. Now she’s opening up about the tragedy that formed her

Motion picture Industry Attribute — More than 1,000 Text
2nd place: Deborah Vankin
Academy Museum hired a hawk. His name is Spencer, and he scares for a dwelling

Tv Field Element — Over 1,000 Phrases
Initially put: Erik Himmelsbach-Weinstein
‘Open with a funeral, end with a gunshot’: Inside of the unique ‘Behind the Music’

Creative/Carrying out Arts Element — More than 1,000 Words and phrases
3rd location: M.G. Lord
How Anna von Planta Wrangled Patricia Highsmith’s Messy Diaries into a Volcanic Ebook

Commentary Evaluation/Craze, Movie
Third position: Ashley Lee
Commentary: Spielberg tried using to conserve ‘West Aspect Story.’ But its background will make it unsalvageable

Commentary Examination/Pattern, Tv
Third position: Erik Himmelsbach-Weinstein
‘Open with a funeral, stop with a gunshot’: Within the primary ‘Behind the Music’

Television set/Video/Film

Range in the Movie/Television set Market Team
Next place: “L.A. Times Today” and Spectrum Information 1 groups
“Billy Porter”

Gentle News Function, Arts/Culture
3rd place: Lisa McRee, Monthly bill Cipolla, Heidi Berger, Christina Veta and Andy Schlachtenhaufen, “L.A. Situations Today” and Spectrum Information 1
“Erika Records”

Gentle News Feature
Second place: Lisa McRee, Invoice Cipolla, Heidi Berger, Christina Veta and Andy Schlachtenhaufen, “L.A. Times Today” and Spectrum News 1
“Ukrainian Ballet Dancers”


A person-on-A single Job interview, Television Personalities
2nd spot: Asal Ehsanipour, Heba Elorbany, Jazmín Aguilera, Yvonne Villarreal, Mike Heflin
“The Envelope showcasing Jennifer Coolidge”

Smooth News Characteristic
Next position: David Toledo, Angel Carreras
“The Instances: The condition of the streaming wars”

On the net

Tender News, Film
To start with location: Robert Meeks
An old VHS tape presents a son a glimpse of his father’s shot at fame in 1960s Hollywood

Diversity in the Songs/Doing Arts Industry
Initial put: Kenan Draughorne, Jason Armond

Pandemic Reporting, Enjoyment Topic
Initially area: Ashley Lee
In-human being theater is again. A shed era of artists chose not to return with it

Television Feature
Initially spot: Dawn Burkes
Canceled by HBO, ‘Lovecraft Country’ leaves its Black supporters vindicated with Emmy nods

Arts/Leisure Feature
Very first position: Lisa Fung
‘King James,’ at prolonged past, has its tipoff time

Celebrity Function
Next position: Makeda Easter
Inside of the heartbreaking conservatorship battle of a ‘Star Trek’ legend

Commentary Assessment/Trend, Movie
To start with place: Ashley Lee
Onstage, ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ hails the problems of parenting. The film gets it mistaken | Why it issues that Cynthia Erivo is participating in Elphaba in the ‘Wicked’ motion picture | Spielberg tried using to help save ‘West Aspect Story.’ But its record tends to make it unsalvageable

Social Media

Greatest Journalistic Use of Social Media to Explain to or Enrich a Story by an Specific
Third put: David Viramontes
The gentleman who played Hollywood: Inside of Randall Emmett’s crumbling empire

The comprehensive record of winners can be found at lapressclub.org.