James Madison award winners for sunshine and first amendment work announced by SPJ NorCal chapter

Freelance journalist Richard Knee will receive a Distinguished Service Award for 12 years of service on San Francisco’s Sunshine Ordinance Task Force.

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Scholarship, memorial honor beloved Guild veteran

Tech-savvy Guild leader Russ Cain was the union’s main database expert and one-man help desk for years. When he died recently, staff members wondered how they could possibly manage without him.

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Hundreds gather at City Hall to hear Supreme Court decision on gay marriage

The Guild’s Bay News Rising student reporter was on scene at City Hall to capture the sights of hundreds of San Franciscans who gathered to hear the outcome of the Supreme Court’s decision on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Bay News Rising student union reaches agreement with the Guild

The Bay News Rising Student Union and the Pacific Media Workers Guild reached a collective bargaining agreement Tuesday after an hour of negotiations.

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Guild receives Berger Marks grant to run mentorship program again

SFSU journalism majors got a preview of “Bay News Rising,” a summer mentorship program our local started last year with funding from the Berger Marks Foundation. BNR offers paid work opportunities, individual coaching and introductions to news organizations.

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Guild offers unique summer program to the Next Generation of media workers

by Niesha Lofing July 12, 2012 A college student journalism project spearheaded by the Pacific Media Workers Guild is being heralded by media professionals and industry leaders as a critical program to help the next generation of workers gain experience and introduce them to the value of unionism. Bay News …

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Bay News Rising – Summer School Launch

by Kat Anderson Pacific Media Workers Guild, in partnership with Fog City Journal, just finished its first week of “summer school” for college journalists at its offices in San Francisco. The summer program, called “Bay News Rising,” is thought to be the first of its kind in the country. The …

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