2018 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Video Journalism-News ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 200,001 & over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Tribune
    Entry Title: SLO County Jail inmate died naked on the floor as deputies watched, chilling video shows
    Entry Credit: Matt Fountain, Joe Johnston, David Middlecamp
    Judge Comment: Powerful story vital to the community that best told through the visuals.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Wildfire devastation: Before and After
    Entry Credit: Chad Surmick
    Judge Comment: Great use of technology to communicate the scope of a disaster that's hard to fathom.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Sacramento Bee
    Entry Title: When Paradise became hell: The story of the Camp Fire in Northern California
    Entry Credit: Alyssa Hodenfield, Hector Amezcua, Ren´┐Że C. Byer, Michelle Inez Simon
    Judge Comment: Comprehensive approach full of interesting behind-the-story insight.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Mercury News/East Bay Times
    Entry Title: Saia's Promise
    Entry Credit: Dai Sugano, Marisa Kendall
    Judge Comment: Cinematic. Great job putting a human face on a systemic Bay Area problem.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Ventura County Star
    Entry Title: Dispatchers recall flood of calls during Thomas Fire
    Entry Credit: Anthony Plascencia, Cheri Carlson
    Judge Comment: Unique perspective.