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2020 California Journalism Awards Digital Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Fallout Contest Winners – Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & under

2020 California Journalism Awards
Digital Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Fallout Contest Winners

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 TitleCommentsCreditsCompetition Comments
Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underCoverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-FalloutFirst PlaceValley VoiceLemon CoveTulare Public Cemetery InequityA fantastic example of in-depth community reporting and following a full arc of a story to show how a global issue plays out in a hyperlocal way, refracted via inequity. Great reporting. Would have loved to see some more illustrations, but considering the personal nature of the story I can see how that might have been impossible.Catherine DoeIncredible and enlightening entries this year that proved that, despite the dire forecasts, local journalism is alive and more essential than ever. Fantastic work from all the entrants.
Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underCoverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-FalloutSecond PlaceValley VoiceLemon CoveTulare Cemetery District TurmoilA vivid depiction of how conflict around the pandemic affected a local government behind the scenes. Deeply involving and a great document of how things played out during these contentious times.Catherine DoeIncredible and enlightening entries this year that proved that, despite the dire forecasts, local journalism is alive and more essential than ever. Fantastic work from all the entrants.
Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underCoverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-FalloutThird PlaceCapital & MainLos AngelesIs the Golden State Reopening Too Soon?A broad yet very precise overview that was dynamic and inclusive. The deep looks into different communities facing uncertainty will remain a solid document of what the state was doing and not doing -- and what people were going through -- during this time.Sasha Abramsky, Bobbi Murray, Joe RihnIncredible and enlightening entries this year that proved that, despite the dire forecasts, local journalism is alive and more essential than ever. Fantastic work from all the entrants.
Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underCoverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-FalloutFourth PlaceIndia CurrentsSan JoseThey Found a Way to Say I DoThis tri-faceted look at how the Indian-American community faced the pandemic with uncertainty and determination was fascinating, and represented voices not often heard in other media. I loved that it looked at things from economic, artistic, and cultural lenses that enriched each account.Ritu Marwah, Srishti Prabha, Vandana KumarIncredible and enlightening entries this year that proved that, despite the dire forecasts, local journalism is alive and more essential than ever. Fantastic work from all the entrants.
Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underCoverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-FalloutFifth PlaceCapital & MainLos AngelesL.A. Street Vendors Are Caught Between COVID and the LawThe solid piece of reporting became well-known for reasons beyond its execution--it tackled a vital subject at the intersection of so many issues raised and exposed by the pandemic itself. Great work.Jack Ross, Janette VillafanaIncredible and enlightening entries this year that proved that, despite the dire forecasts, local journalism is alive and more essential than ever. Fantastic work from all the entrants.
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