Dodger’s Legendary Broadcaster Jaime Jarrin to Receive the LA Press Club’s Public Service Award

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Baseball Hall of Famer Jarrin has served as the Dodger’s Spanish language announcer since 1959. He is currently the dean of major league announcers.

Los Angeles, CA (PRUnderground) May 25th, 2017

Dodger’s Spanish voice Jaime Jarrin has been named 2017 Los Angeles Press Club’s Bill Rosendahl Public Service Awardee for Contributions to Civic Life.

Baseball Hall of Famer Jarrin has served as the Dodger’s Spanish language announcer since 1959. With the retirement of his mentor and friend Vin Scully,  Jarrin is currently the dean of major league announcers.

Jarrin, originally from Ecuador, has been instrumental in building the Dodger’s popularity among the Latino Community.

The Public Service Award will be presented at the 59th SoCal Journalism Awards Gala on Sunday, June 25th at the Biltmore Millennium Hotel, downtown LA. Jaime Jarrin will be introduced by his son, fellow broadcaster Jorge Jarrin.

More than 500 journalists and media executives will attend this prestigious event.

In addition to honoring Jaime Jarrin at the LAPC Gala Event, NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell will receive the Joseph M Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement, CNN’s Jake Tapper will receive the Presidents Award for Impact on Media and Australian photojournalist Daniel Berehulak will be honored with the Daniel Pearl Award for Courage and Integrity in Journalism.

Proceeds from the Gala are the largest source of income for the Los Angeles Press Club a 501(c) 3 that speaks for journalists across all media platforms.  All contributions are tax-deductible.

For more information about this event or to sponsor, advertise or buy tickets go to www.LApressclub.org or contact Executive Director Diana Ljungaeus

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