2018 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Coverage of Youth and Education ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 40,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: GV Wire
    Entry Title: Bargain Warp Speed Learning Has a Name: Dual Enrollment
    Entry Credit: Myles Barker, Bill McEwen
    Judge Comment: Exceptionally well reported, personable, deeply informative about the history of the program while connecting it to a student who had their life meaningfully impacted.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: GV Wire
    Entry Title: Ashjian vs. Nelson: A Hot, Loud Debate on Special Ed
    Entry Credit: Bill McEwen, Myles Barker
    Judge Comment: Solid use of multimedia elements to convey the emotion of the exchange, along with comprehensive information of the funding available and explanation of the relevance to the local community.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Ynez Valley Star
    Entry Title: Running to End Hunger
    Entry Credit: Raiza Giorgi
    Judge Comment: A well written, heartfelt profile of two brothers, an issue in their community, and how they are doing something about it.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Ynez Valley Star
    Entry Title: A World of Grace
    Entry Credit: Raiza Giorgi
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: GV Wire
    Entry Title: Homeschool Lessons in Civics: How To Kill a Bill
    Entry Credit: David Taub
    Judge Comment: None