To protect and serve the common interests of its newsmedia members, to help members inform and thereby strengthen their communities, and to foster the highest ideals, ethics and traditions of journalism, a free press and the news profession.
|General Excellence||4-Year University||1st||California State University, Chico—The Orion|
|General Excellence||4-Year University||2nd||University of California, San Diego—The Guardian|
|General Excellence||2-Year Colleges||1st||Santa Ana College—El Don|
|General Excellence||2-Year Colleges||2nd||City College of San Francisco—The Guardsman|
|General Excellence||High School||1st||Harvard-Westlake School—The Chronicle|
|General Excellence||High School||2nd||Palo Alto High School—The Campanile|