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2020 California Journalism Awards Digital Wildfire News Coverage 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 News Coverage 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 TitleCommentsCreditsCompetition Comments
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underWildfire News CoverageFirst PlaceVoice of OCSanta AnaOngoing Wildfire Risks in Orange CountyThis series of stories did a good job uncovering and illuminating city and county government issues faced during last year's wildfires. Found it interesting,Nick Gerda, Hosam Elattar, Noah BiesiadaGreat to read quality work by fellow in-state journalists. Learned something from everything I read.
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underWildfire News CoverageSecond PlaceThe Sacramento BeeSacramento'Get! Get! Get!' How a Camp Fire survivor escaped another California inferno with his familyIncredible human-interest story on a family lineage and the ongoing struggles they faced over the years during California's wildfire seasons. Great digital work as well.Jason PohlGreat to read quality work by fellow in-state journalists. Learned something from everything I read.
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underWildfire News CoverageThird PlaceLong Beach PostLong BeachLong Beach escaped flames during historic fire season, but how toxic is all the smoke we've had?Interesting story on the wildfires and the actual damage done to air quality during these episodes. Different take.Tim GrobatyGreat to read quality work by fellow in-state journalists. Learned something from everything I read.
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underWildfire News CoverageFourth PlaceThe Sacramento BeeSacramentoAmong the devastation in Berry Creek, a firefighter saves his home for his young sonWell-done story of a community ravaged by the wildfires. Very descriptive.Sam StantonGreat to read quality work by fellow in-state journalists. Learned something from everything I read.
Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & underWildfire News CoverageFifth PlaceThe Malibu TimesMalibuString of Fires Triggers Homeless Camps' ClearanceInformative piece on the Tuna Canyon, the homeless crisis and how fires play a direct role in the issue.Genevieve FinnGreat to read quality work by fellow in-state journalists. Learned something from everything I read.
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