2018 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Video Journalism-News ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 40,001 - 200,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 40,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Turlock Journal
    Entry Title: Turlock tent city clean out
    Entry Credit: Frankie Tovar
    Judge Comment: "Turlock Tent City Clean Out" is local reporting at its best. The video captures the issue and showcases the real people affected by homelessness. Compelling interviews and images help tell the story.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Maria Times
    Entry Title: 'NeuroBoxing' designed to help fight off effects of Parkinson's disease
    Entry Credit: Sergio Ruiz
    Judge Comment: "'NeuroBoxing' designed to help fight off effects of Parkinson's disease" tells the story of a community that is rarely in the spotlight. The video gives us a profound look at the challenges faced by those with Parkinson's.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Long Beach Post
    Entry Title: Jim Danno
    Entry Credit: Thomas Cordova
    Judge Comment: "Meet Jim Danno" is a delightful profile of one man whose job affects so many. The video captured his work ethic and personality and accomplished the incredible feat of making the public aware of someone whose work is not widely seen.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Salinas Californian
    Entry Title: Going home
    Entry Credit: Kate Cimini, Chelcey Adami, Eduardo Cuevas
    Judge Comment: “Going Home” is the story of one immigrant woman’s search of the American Dream. The interviews, sound and imagery give us a sincere look into the struggles and triumphs that come with those who feel forced to flee their countries.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Long Beach Post
    Entry Title: Maxwell Wilson CHOC
    Entry Credit: Thomas Cordova
    Judge Comment: "Maxwell Wilson, 7, makes handmade books" is a heartwarming reminder that even in times of negativity and darkness, bright stories still exist. The video highlights precocious Maxwell and his charming drawings and reminds the audience of goodness in the world.