THANK YOU NAEJ Awards! I am a 2x Finalist

February 14, 2022

Thank you for all of your support! I am a two-time finalist for the 14th annual 2021 National Arts and Entertainment Journalism (NAEJ) Awards!

Please find my two nominated stories below. Thank you to the Los Angeles Press Club and Diana Ljungaeus, Executive Director!

F18. Commentary Diversity/Gender

* Lisa Niver, Jewish Journal, “The Gift of Kindness: 2020, COVID and Chanukah


* Sydney Love, Alta Journal, “California’s White Wine Problem”

* Sandro Monetti, Hollywood International Filmmaker Magazine, “Geena Davis – Gamechanger”

* Keenan Norris, Alta Journal, “One Coyote”

* Malina Saval, Variety, “Too Jewish For Hollywood: As Antisemitism Soars, Hollywood Should Address Its Enduring Hypocrisy In Hyperbolic Caricatures of Jews”

I8. Commentary Analysis/Trend — Film

* Lisa Niver, Thrive Global, “Building Life Again After Loss: Sliding Doors, Braver Than You Think and My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me

* Kate Aurthur, Variety, “What It’s Like to See ‘Tenet’ in a Movie Theater”

* Kate Bove, Eric Mueller and Patricia Puentes, Ask Media Group, “Disney Has a Queerbaiting Problem: Ask’s Editors Break Down How It Harms the LGBTQ+ Community”

* Ashley Lee, Los Angeles Times, “Theater is Hollywood’s talent incubator. It’s time Hollywood stepped up to save it”

* Manori Ravindran, Variety, “What It’s Like Attending a Film Festival During COVID-19”

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 16: BJ Korros and guest attend the Los Angeles Press Club’s 63rd Annual Journalism Awards Dinner at Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles on October 16, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Robin L Marshall/Getty Images)

Lisa Niver has won many awards! From 2017 to 2022, in the Southern California Journalism Awards and National Arts and Entertainment Journalism Awards, she has won five times and been a finalist nineteen times for a variety of broadcast, print and digital categories.

More about Lisa Niver: https://lisaniver.com/awards/

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