2018 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Breaking News ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 40,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Ynez Valley Star
    Entry Title: SBFLM Montecito Mudslide
    Entry Credit: Raiza Giorgi, Daniel Dreifuss, VIctoria Martinez, Dave Bemis
    Judge Comment: The essence of what breaking news coverage is all about - haunting images, comprehensive information - and a particularly notable effort as a monthly publication.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Winters Express
    Entry Title: Election Results Page
    Entry Credit: Matthew Keys
    Judge Comment: Wonderful rethinking of conveying the breaking coverage of an election night. By bringing new approaches to reporting results and returns, this entry is quite effective as a breaking news effort.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: GV Wire
    Entry Title: Animal Shelter Gets Green Light, but Likely Lawsuit Awaits
    Entry Credit: David Taub
    Judge Comment: Comprehensive information that conveys the community interest and differing opinions, but lacking some of the immediacy feel of other entries and what breaking news is about.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Pleasanton Weekly
    Entry Title: BART votes down Livermore extension
    Entry Credit: Jeremy Walsh
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Valley Voice
    Entry Title: Nunes flees coffee shop confrontation
    Entry Credit: Dave Adalian
    Judge Comment: None