Los Angeles Times Earns 21 Best of the West Awards
The Los Angeles Times has earned 21 first, second and third place awards in the Best of the West journalism competition. The contest rewards journalistic excellence and promotes freedom of information. It is administered by First Amendment Funding Inc., an Arizona nonprofit corporation, and draws about 1,000 entries each year from journalists in the 14 states from the Rockies west to Alaska and Hawaii.
The Times took home awards in categories for reporting, column writing, headlines, photography, audio storytelling, graphics and design. Below is a breakdown of The Times winners by category.