Los Angeles Times Wins 39 National Arts and Entertainment Awards

The Los Angeles Periods has acquired 39 honors in the Los Angeles Press Club’s 15th once-a-year Countrywide Arts and Amusement Journalism Awards contest. The awards, which were being introduced at a gala on Dec. 4, figure out the get the job done of leisure reporters and editors, and theater, movie and tv critics throughout all media.

Among the honorees were Personnel Writer Meg James and Photographer Jay L. Clendenin. James was named Print Journalist of the Yr, even though Clendenin was named Photojournalist of the Yr for the 3rd consecutive 12 months both acquired a number of extra honors in the competitors.

James stated she was “humbled” by the top rated award. “It’s been a blockbuster 12 months, and the L.A. Moments enjoyment small business group has distinguished alone with insightful protection of Hollywood,” she stated.

She claimed she was especially very pleased of the enjoyment team’s protection of the capturing on the “Rust” movie set, which was included in her entry, “and definitely concentrated the highlight on the L.A. Instances and its investigative journalism.”

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

(Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Instances)

Clendenin’s successful portfolio provided portraits of actors chronicled more than 12 months. “Collaborating with today’s major pop society personalities is constantly demanding and fun, and getting equipped to generate something memorable in 10 minutes, when stress filled, is very fulfilling,” he claimed.

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

Print Journalist of the Calendar year
Meg James

Photojournalist of the Yr
Jay L. Clendenin

Critic (Print, Broadcast or On-line)

Theater/Doing Arts Critic
Next area: Charles McNulty

Art/Structure Critic
Next spot: Carolina A. Miranda

Ebook Critic
Third area: M.G. Lord

Food items/Tradition Critic
3rd spot: Lucas Kwan Peterson

Any Media System (Print, Broadcast or On the internet)

Celebrity Investigative
First position: Stacy Perman
A boy or girl star at 7, in jail at 22. Then she vanished. What occurred to Lora Lee Michel?

2nd position: Amy Kaufman, Meg James
The gentleman who performed Hollywood: Within Randall Emmett’s crumbling empire

Humor Creating
2nd put: Patt Morrison
“A Hollywood Museum? Claims, Promises”

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

Images/Artwork (Print or On the internet)

Information Image
To start with place: Jay L. Clendenin
“COVID Red Carpet”

Portrait Image
Next spot: Jay L. Clendenin
“Clint Eastwood”

Motion Photograph
Second spot: Jay L. Clendenin
“Elle Fanning in motion”

Photograph Essay
2nd area: Jay L. Clendenin
“Portrait Portfolio”


Enjoyment Sector/Arts Investigative
1st spot: Meg James, Amy Kaufman, Julia Wick
The day Alec Baldwin shot Halyna Hutchins and Joel Souza

Obituary/In Appreciation, Audio and Other Arts Personalities
Third location: Evelyn McDonnell
Patricia Kennealy-Morrison, rock journalist, writer and lover of Jim Morrison, dies at 75

Print (Newspapers or Journals)

Common News
Very first position: Deborah Vankin
Academy Museum employed a hawk. His name is Spencer, and he scares for a living

Superstar Information
2nd spot: Meg James, Amy Kaufman
Concerns about Bruce Willis’ Declining Cognitive Point out Swirled all over Sets in The latest Several years

Pandemic Reporting, Enjoyment Issue
Second area: Evelyn McDonnell
Grounded by COVID, Patti Smith joined Substack and Instagram. But very little changed participating in stay

Temperament Profile, Film Sector — Under 2,500 Text
Initial place: Deborah Vankin
How the ‘Licorice Pizza’ poster artwork provides a family’s American dream story complete circle

Individuality Profile, Tv set — Less than 2,500 Text
Third area: Meredith Blake
Molly Shannon is a comedy legend. Now she’s opening up about the tragedy that shaped her

Movie Sector Feature — Around 1,000 Phrases
Next place: Deborah Vankin
Academy Museum hired a hawk. His title is Spencer, and he scares for a residing

Tv set Market Characteristic — Above 1,000 Phrases
Very first spot: Erik Himmelsbach-Weinstein
‘Open with a funeral, conclusion with a gunshot’: Within the initial ‘Behind the Music’

Innovative/Executing Arts Element — About 1,000 Words
Third area: M.G. Lord
How Anna von Planta Wrangled Patricia Highsmith’s Messy Diaries into a Volcanic E-book

Commentary Examination/Pattern, Film
Third location: Ashley Lee
Commentary: Spielberg experimented with to help you save ‘West Aspect Tale.’ But its historical past would make it unsalvageable

Commentary Analysis/Development, Television
Third place: Erik Himmelsbach-Weinstein
‘Open with a funeral, end with a gunshot’: Inside the primary ‘Behind the Music’

Television set/Video clip/Film

Variety in the Movie/Tv Marketplace Workers
Second position: “L.A. Occasions Today” and Spectrum Information 1 groups
“Billy Porter”

Tender News Characteristic, Arts/Society
3rd put: Lisa McRee, Monthly bill Cipolla, Heidi Berger, Christina Veta and Andy Schlachtenhaufen, “L.A. Occasions Today” and Spectrum News 1
“Erika Records”

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


One-on-1 Job interview, Television Personalities
Second put: Asal Ehsanipour, Heba Elorbany, Jazmín Aguilera, Yvonne Villarreal, Mike Heflin
“The Envelope that includes Jennifer Coolidge”

Smooth Information Attribute
Next spot: David Toledo, Angel Carreras
“The Moments: The point out of the streaming wars”


Comfortable News, Film
Very first spot: Robert Meeks
An previous VHS tape gives a son a glimpse of his father’s shot at fame in 1960s Hollywood

Diversity in the Audio/Accomplishing Arts Sector
1st put: Kenan Draughorne, Jason Armond

Pandemic Reporting, Amusement Issue
1st spot: Ashley Lee
In-person theater is again. A dropped technology of artists selected not to return with it

Television set Element
Very first put: Dawn Burkes
Canceled by HBO, ‘Lovecraft Country’ leaves its Black lovers vindicated with Emmy nods

Arts/Enjoyment Feature
First put: Lisa Fung
‘King James,’ at lengthy past, has its tipoff time

Movie star Attribute
Second position: Makeda Easter
Inside of the heartbreaking conservatorship battle of a ‘Star Trek’ legend

Commentary Examination/Trend, Movie
First put: Ashley Lee
Onstage, ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ hails the issues of parenting. The film gets it erroneous | Why it issues that Cynthia Erivo is playing Elphaba in the ‘Wicked’ film | Spielberg experimented with to save ‘West Aspect Story.’ But its heritage will make it unsalvageable

Social Media

Best Journalistic Use of Social Media to Notify or Improve a Story by an Unique
Third place: David Viramontes
The man who played Hollywood: Within Randall Emmett’s crumbling empire

The full record of winners can be identified at lapressclub.org.