Courier Writers Named As Finalists in Four Southern California Journalism Awards Categories

The Beverly Hills Courier is once again a finalist for four Southern California Journalism Awards. The awards are given annually by the Los Angeles Press Club and honor journalistic excellence in print, radio, podcast, TV and online formats. Entries for this year’s awards were published during the calendar year 2023.

Courier Publisher Lisa Friedman Bloch is a finalist in two categories for her STYLE Magazine cover features. The first is in the category of “Entertainment News or Feature” for “Eva Longoria Redefines Star Power,” which appeared in the November 2023 issue of Holiday STYLE. The second is in the category of “Personality Profile” for “Mike Amiri: Building a Modern Luxury House on His Own Terms” in the June 2023 issue of Summer STYLE. 

The Courier’s Executive Editor Ana Figueroa is a finalist in the category of “Print Hard News- Any Outlet” for “Hostage Families Tell Their Stories in Beverly Hills” from the Nov. 17, 2023 issue. And Courier Arts and Entertainment writer Neely Swanson is a finalist in the “Commentary/Analysis of Film-All Media Platforms” category for “Oppenheimer-A Prometheus of Mythical Proportions,” which appeared in the Aug. 4, 2023 issue of the Courier. 

Winners of the 66th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards will be announced on June 23 at a gala ceremony at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. 

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