Michael Finney wins an award from the Consumer Federation of California!

7 On Your Side’s Michael Finney received a special honor on Monday, April 13th.

He was recognized as the Journalist of the Year by the Consumer Federation of California.

A ceremony took place Monday evening at the state capitol.

Michael has been with ABC7 News for the past 18 years.

The Consumer Federation of California is a non-profit group that lobbies in Sacramento for tougher consumer protection laws.