Justin Chapman has been nominated for two Los Angeles Press Club awards, both for his story about Mad Mike Hughes in Alta Journal. The two categories are: (1) Hard News (One Day's Coverage of a Hard News Story), and (2) Obituaries/In Appreciation (Politics/Business/Arts Personalities), in Print/Online Outlets.

The awards ceremony will take place on October 16 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown LA.

Read Justin's award-nominated story here.

This is the second year Justin has been nominated for an LA Press Club award. The first year was in 2015 for his story about Joan Williams, Miss Crown City 1958 who was discriminated against by the city of Pasadena for her race and was denied her place on a float in the 1959 Rose Parade.