Justus F. Craemer Newspaper Executive of the Year Award Recipients

1967
Jack Craemer
San Rafael Independent Journal
1968
Howard H Hays Jr.
Riverside Press-Enterprise
1969
Stuart S. Taylor
Santa Barbara News-Press
1970
Francis H. Cislini
Salinas Californian
1971
Eleanor McClatchy
Bee Newspapers
1972
Ferdinand Mendenhall
Van Nuys News
1973
Carlyle Reed
Sacramento Union
1974
Edgar J. Foss
Siskiyou Daily News
1975
Joseph W. Knowland
The Oakland Tribune
1976
O. Ray Watkins
Compton Journal
1977
Dean S. Lesher
Contra Costa Times
1978
J. Hart Clinton
San Mateo Times
1979
Dave and Cathy Mitchell
Point Reyes Light
1980
Richard Rico
Vacaville Reporter
1981
Harry F. Casey
King City Rustler
1982
J. Scott Schmidt
Los Angeles Daily News
1983
P. Anthony Ridder
San Jose Mercury News
1984
Roy Brock
The Selma Enterprise
1985
Fred Weybret
Lodi News-Sentinel
1986
Everett Bey
Feather River Bulletin
1987
Frank McCulloch
San Francisco Examiner
1988
Bruce Brugmann
San Francisco Bay Guardian
1989
Robert M. Lynch
Sonoma Index-Tribune
1990
R. David Threshie Jr.
Orange County Register
1991
Peter Horvitz
Marin Independent Journal
1992
Gregory Favre
The Sacramento Bee
1993
N. Christian Anderson III
Orange County Register
1994
Herbert Klein
The Copley Press
San Diego
1995
Robert Ingle
San Jose Mercury News
1996
Bill Johnson
Palo Alto Weekly
1997
Allen P. McCombs
Champion Newspapers
Chino
1998
Mort Levine
Milpitas Post
1999
James Brock
The Selma Enterprise
2000
Marcia McQuern
The Press-Enterprise
Riverside
2001
William Lynch
The Sonoma Index-Tribune
2002
Tracie Cone and Anna Marie dos Remedios
The Pinnacle
Hollister
2003
Martin Weinberger
Claremont Courier
2004
Ginger Moorhouse
The Bakersfield Californian
2005
Roy Herburger
Herburger Publications
Galt
2006
Harold W. Fuson Jr.
The Copley Press
San Diego
2007
George Riggs
San Jose Mercury News/California Newspapers Partnership
2008
Jerry Bean
Century Group Newspapers
Yucaipa
2009
Tim Crews
Sacramento Valley Mirror
Willows
2010
Anthony Allegretti
MainStreet Media Group
Gilroy
2011
Hardy Brown
Black Voice News
Riverside
2012
Ronald R. Redfern
The Press-Enterprise
Riverside
2013
Will Fleet
Tracy Press
2014
Becky Clark
Idyllwild Town Crier
2015
Ron Hasse
President and Publisher,
Los Angeles News Group
2016
Dean Eckenroth
President
Eagle Newspapers, Coronado
2017
Jim and Lisa Rule
Acorn Newspapers, Agoura Hills