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.
First-place and second-place plaques will be shipped directly to the winning publications in the coming weeks.
Personalized certificates will also be mailed to winners in each category.
A complete list of all California Journalism Award winners will be provided on May 18th.
|Circ Group(s)||Category Name||Award||Organization||City||Entry Title||Comments||Credits|
|Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over||Feature Story||First Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||A Toxic Secret Lurks in Deep Sea||Compelling topic with writing and presentation that moves the reader through a story that is astounding.||Rosanna Xia, Sean Greene|
|Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over||Feature Story||Second Place||San Francisco Chronicle||San Francisco||Theo: Homeless at Age 7||Great reporting and photos. Writing is clear and effortlessly moves between Theo and statistics that give context.||Sarah Ravani, Gabrielle Lurie|
|Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over||Feature Story||Third Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||A support group for women on the front lines of the caregiving crisis||Lovely story that is deeply reported, with just the right amount of context and plenty of space to get to know these women and what they mean to each other.||Marisa Gerber|
|Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over||Feature Story||Fourth Place||The San Diego Union-Tribune||San Diego||Boot Camp Revamp||Great presentation and photos, clear reporting, interesting to learn how the Marines adjusted to the pandemic.||Andrew Dyer, Nelvin C. Cepeda|
|Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over||Feature Story||Fifth Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||Before that French Laundry, there was Sally Schmitt's French Laundry||Such an interesting look at an unassuming chef, the history of a local restaurant and the changes in the industry.||Daniel Miller, Mariah Tauger, Robert Gourley|