The Mark Twain Award for Journalism Excellence Recipients:
Tracy A. Wood
The pioneering female war correspondent and investigative reporter and editor.
The former executive editor at the Los Angeles Times.
The longtime science editor, San Francisco Chronicle.
Food and music critic, Los Angeles Times/L.A. Weekly.
The longtime Los Angeles Times foreign and national correspondent.
The journalist, journalism-school dean, media critic and author.
The first African-American to have a syndicated comic strip: the ethnically diverse “Wee Pals.”
The Sacramento Bee cartoonist who excelled in caricaturing the powerful.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning Los Angeles Times editorial writer.
The Associated Press correspondent whose scoop on the German surrender in World War II was squashed. He was later an editor in Monterey and received a posthumous apology from the AP.
The iconic Los Angeles Times editorial cartoonist.
The popular San Francisco Chronicle “three-dot” columnist.
Who had an adventurous newspaper career before becoming the famed Mark Twain.
The Sporting Tiger,” who took sports writing beyond plays and scores at the San Francisco Chronicle.