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2013 Better Newspapers Contest — Daily winners

2013 Better Newspapers Contest Winners — Dailies

CategoryDivisionPlacePublication
Agricultural ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Agricultural ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Agricultural ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Agricultural ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndDaily Breeze
Agricultural ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stDaily Republic
Agricultural ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndMarin Independent Journal
Agricultural ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Hanford Sentinel
Agricultural ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndLodi News-Sentinel
Artistic PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco Chronicle
Artistic PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
Artistic PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stVentura County Star
Artistic PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise
Artistic PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stDaily Republic
Artistic PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Desert Sun
Artistic PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under1stImperial Valley Press
Artistic PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Hanford Sentinel
Arts & EntertainmentDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Arts & EntertainmentDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Arts & EntertainmentDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Arts & EntertainmentDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Bakersfield Californian
Arts & EntertainmentDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stDaily Republic
Arts & EntertainmentDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Record
Arts & EntertainmentDivision D: 15,000 & under1stGlendale News-Press
Arts & EntertainmentDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Whittier Daily News
Breaking NewsDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Breaking NewsDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Breaking NewsDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Press-Enterprise
Breaking NewsDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndDaily News-Los Angeles
Breaking NewsDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSanta Cruz Sentinel
Breaking NewsDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Record
Breaking NewsDivision D: 15,000 & under1stLodi News-Sentinel
Breaking NewsDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndLodi News-Sentinel
ColumnsDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
ColumnsDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
ColumnsDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
ColumnsDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Bakersfield Californian
ColumnsDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSanta Cruz Sentinel
ColumnsDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndChico Enterprise-Record
ColumnsDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Salinas Californian
ColumnsDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Davis Enterprise
Coverage of Business NewsDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Coverage of Business NewsDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
Coverage of Business NewsDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Bakersfield Californian
Coverage of Business NewsDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndDaily News-Los Angeles
Coverage of Business NewsDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Record
Coverage of Business NewsDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Desert Sun
Coverage of Business NewsDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Union, Grass Valley
Coverage of Business NewsDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndSanta Monica Daily Press
Coverage of EducationDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Coverage of EducationDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Coverage of EducationDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stVentura County Star
Coverage of EducationDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Coverage of EducationDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Record
Coverage of EducationDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Desert Sun
Coverage of EducationDivision D: 15,000 & under1stSanta Monica Daily Press
Coverage of EducationDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndDesert Dispatch
Editorial CartoonDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Editorial CartoonDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento Bee
Editorial CartoonDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Editorial CartoonDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Editorial CartoonDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSanta Cruz Sentinel
Editorial CartoonDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndDaily Press
Editorial CartoonDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Union, Grass Valley
Editorial CartoonDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndUkiah Daily Journal
Editorial CommentDivision A: 150,001 & over1stContra Costa Times
Editorial CommentDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Editorial CommentDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Modesto Bee
Editorial CommentDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise
Editorial CommentDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Tribune
Editorial CommentDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Monterey County Herald
Editorial CommentDivision D: 15,000 & under1stSanta Monica Daily Press
Editorial CommentDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Napa Valley Register
Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Enterprise ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stDaily News-Los Angeles
Enterprise ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press Democrat
Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Record
Enterprise ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndRecord Searchlight
Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Signal
Enterprise ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndRedlands Daily Facts
Feature PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
Feature PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndContra Costa Times
Feature PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stVentura County Star
Feature PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Feature PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stDaily Pilot
Feature PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Tribune
Feature PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Signal
Feature PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Davis Enterprise
Feature StoryDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Feature StoryDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Feature StoryDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Press Democrat
Feature StoryDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Feature StoryDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stMarin Independent Journal
Feature StoryDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndSanta Barbara News-Press
Feature StoryDivision D: 15,000 & under1stAppeal-Democrat
Feature StoryDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Napa Valley Register
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco Chronicle
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division A: 150,001 & over2ndThe Orange County Register
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division B: 35,001-150,0001stDaily News-Los Angeles
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division B: 35,001-150,0002ndPress-Telegram
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division C: 15,001-35,0001stSan Gabriel Valley Tribune
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Desert Sun
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division D: 15,000 & under1stGlendale News-Press
Front Page (Broadsheet)Division D: 15,000 & under2ndRedlands Daily Facts
General ExcellenceDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
General ExcellenceDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
General ExcellenceDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Fresno Bee
General ExcellenceDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Modesto Bee
General ExcellenceDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Desert Sun
General ExcellenceDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Record
General ExcellenceDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Whittier Daily News
General ExcellenceDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Napa Valley Register
Graphic IllustrationDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
Graphic IllustrationDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndThe Orange County Register
Graphic IllustrationDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stDaily Breeze
Graphic IllustrationDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Modesto Bee
Graphic IllustrationDivisions C & D: 35,000 & under1stAppeal-Democrat
Graphic IllustrationDivisions C & D: 35,000 & under2ndThe Napa Valley Register
Investigative ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over1stThe Orange County Register
Investigative ReportingDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Investigative ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stDaily News-Los Angeles
Investigative ReportingDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Sun, San Bernardino
Investigative ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Tribune
Investigative ReportingDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndRecord Searchlight
Investigative ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Napa Valley Register
Investigative ReportingDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndMerced Sun-Star
Lifestyle CoverageDivisions A & B: 35,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Lifestyle CoverageDivisions A & B: 35,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSanta Barbara News-Press
Lifestyle CoverageDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndSanta Cruz Sentinel
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Union Democrat
Lifestyle CoverageDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndLodi News-Sentinel
Local GovernmentDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Local GovernmentDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
Local GovernmentDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stDaily Breeze
Local GovernmentDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press Democrat
Local GovernmentDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stAntelope Valley Press
Local GovernmentDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Record
Local GovernmentDivision D: 15,000 & under1stMerced Sun-Star
Local GovernmentDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Union, Grass Valley
News PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
News PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
News PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Oakland Tribune
News PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press Democrat
News PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Tribune
News PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndDaily Pilot
News PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under1stTimes-Herald, Vallejo
News PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Union, Grass Valley
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Divisions A & B: 35,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Divisions A & B: 35,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division C: 15,001-35,0001stSanta Cruz Sentinel
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Tribune
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division D: 15,000 & under1stThe Union Democrat
Page Layout & Design (Broadsheet)Division D: 15,000 & under2ndLodi News-Sentinel
Photo EssayDivision A: 150,001 & over1stContra Costa Times
Photo EssayDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Francisco Chronicle
Photo EssayDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Oakland Tribune
Photo EssayDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Press-Enterprise
Photo EssayDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stChico Enterprise-Record
Photo EssayDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndRecord Searchlight
Photo EssayDivision D: 15,000 & under1stImperial Valley Press
Photo EssayDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Davis Enterprise
Special SectionDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco Chronicle
Special SectionDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Special SectionDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Sun, San Bernardino
Special SectionDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndDaily News-Los Angeles
Special SectionDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stThe Tribune
Special SectionDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Monterey County Herald
Special SectionDivision D: 15,000 & under1stSanta Monica Daily Press
Special SectionDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Signal
Special Sports SectionDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco Chronicle
Special Sports SectionDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Special Sports SectionDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stPress-Telegram
Special Sports SectionDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Bakersfield Californian
Special Sports SectionDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stDaily Press
Special Sports SectionDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndSanta Barbara News-Press
Special Sports SectionDivision D: 15,000 & under1stManteca Bulletin
Special Sports SectionDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndMerced Sun-Star
Sports PageDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Francisco Chronicle
Sports PageDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Sports PageDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Press-Enterprise
Sports PageDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Fresno Bee
Sports PageDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stMarin Independent Journal
Sports PageDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndSanta Cruz Sentinel
Sports PageDivision D: 15,000 & under1stGlendale News-Press
Sports PageDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndLodi News-Sentinel
Sports PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
Sports PhotoDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndContra Costa Times
Sports PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Sports PhotoDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndInland Valley Daily Bulletin
Sports PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stMarin Independent Journal
Sports PhotoDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndSanta Cruz Sentinel
Sports PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under1stMerced Sun-Star
Sports PhotoDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Davis Enterprise
Sports StoryDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
Sports StoryDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndLos Angeles Times
Sports StoryDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Fresno Bee
Sports StoryDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndDaily Breeze
Sports StoryDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSanta Cruz Sentinel
Sports StoryDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndSanta Barbara News-Press
Sports StoryDivision D: 15,000 & under1stThe Davis Enterprise
Sports StoryDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Signal
WebsiteDivision A: 150,001 & over1stLos Angeles Times
WebsiteDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndThe Sacramento Bee
WebsiteDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stThe Press Democrat
WebsiteDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndVentura County Star
WebsiteDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stRecord Searchlight
WebsiteDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Desert Sun
WebsiteDivision D: 15,000 & under1stGlendale News-Press
WebsiteDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Union, Grass Valley
WritingDivision A: 150,001 & over1stSan Jose Mercury News
WritingDivision A: 150,001 & over2ndSan Jose Mercury News
WritingDivision B: 35,001-150,0001stDaily News-Los Angeles
WritingDivision B: 35,001-150,0002ndThe Oakland Tribune
WritingDivision C: 15,001-35,0001stSanta Cruz Sentinel
WritingDivision C: 15,001-35,0002ndThe Tribune
WritingDivision D: 15,000 & under1stLodi News-Sentinel
WritingDivision D: 15,000 & under2ndThe Davis Enterprise
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