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2020 California Journalism Awards Digital Wildfire Photo Contest Winners – Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & under

2020 California Journalism Awards
Digital Wildfire Photo Contest Winners

Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & under

 

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 NameAwardOrganizationCityEntry TitleCommentsCredits
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underWildfire PhotoFirst PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoWatching the flamesThis image captures not just the fire but also the human impact and the terror it evokes by showing us the children beholding it. Outstanding shot.Robert Gauthier
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underWildfire PhotoSecond PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoSpooked by the fireThis haunting image shows the fear the fire causes in an unusual way, even without people or the fire in the frame.Irfan Khan
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underWildfire PhotoThird PlaceCapital & MainLos AngelesSaving Mt. WilsonThe helicopter water drop delivers action and the rainbow visible in the spray shows hope. This unique shot gives an unusual perspective of this event.Ted Soqui
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underWildfire PhotoFourth PlaceThe Mercury News/East Bay TimesSan JoseLNU Lightning Complex fires burns a homeThis is a strong and frightening image of the flames and burning building. The bystander reacts and gives perspective.Karl Mondon
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underWildfire PhotoFifth PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoReadying to Fight the Bobcat FireGreat composition to capture both the fire and the firefighter.Robert Gauthier
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