2018 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Coverage of Local Government ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 40,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Pleasanton Weekly
    Entry Title: Series on Ben Curry's Drowning
    Entry Credit: Ryan Degan, Jeremy Walsh, Gina Channell
    Judge Comment: An admirable commitment by the publication to follow this story for a long duration - moving beyond the initial tragedy and into covering how a school and school district reacted and responded as government/public institutions.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: GV Wire
    Entry Title: Recounting the Drama: Hill Places Second, Miller Placed in Cuffs
    Entry Credit: David Taub
    Judge Comment: A gripping narrative with useful multimedia elements to round out coverage of this emotional recount.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: GV Wire
    Entry Title: Letter Perfect: Why P is for Parks and Z is for Zoos
    Entry Credit: David Taub
    Judge Comment: A quirky look at an often unknown rationale about why certain things are the way they are in an election.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: GV Wire
    Entry Title: Harvesting Green or Inviting Danger? The Clash Over Measure A.
    Entry Credit: David Taub
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Winters Express
    Entry Title: Express Voter's Guide
    Entry Credit: Matthew Keys
    Judge Comment: None