2018 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

General Excellence ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 40,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Winters Express
    Entry Title: wintersexpress.com
    Entry Credit: Matthew Keys, Crystal Apilado, Emma Johnson, Taylor Buley
    Judge Comment: By far the greatest volume and variety of local news, presented on the home page in a way that maximizes it.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Claremont Courier
    Entry Title: claremont-courier.com
    Entry Credit: Peter Weinberger
    Judge Comment: A few examples of greater depth in local content here. My single favorite read in the contest was the transcript of an interview with local boy made good and Silicon Valley pioneer Roger McNamee.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Trinity Journal
    Entry Title: trinityjournal.com
    Entry Credit: Trinity Journal Staff
    Judge Comment: It's all about local breaking news here, and it's well reported and prominently featured on the home page.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Signal Tribune
    Entry Title: signaltribunenewspaper.com
    Entry Credit: Signal Tribune Staff
    Judge Comment: Good volume of local news.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: GV Wire
    Entry Title: gvwire.com
    Entry Credit: Bill McEwen, Randy Reed, Jesse Buglione, Hannah Reilly
    Judge Comment: State of the art content management system and a bit of thoughtful local work, but seems overall to be more an aggregation site.