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2020 California Journalism Awards Print Breaking News Contest Winners – Weeklies: 11,001-25,000, Weeklies: 4,301-11,000, Weeklies: 4,300 & under

2020 California Journalism Awards
Print Breaking News Contest Winners

Weeklies: 11,001-25,000, Weeklies: 4,301-11,000, Weeklies: 4,300 & 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
Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & underBreaking NewsFirst PlaceThe ArkTiburonStore owners: Late-night encounter with Tiburon police motivated by raceGreat balanced story. It was timely and culturally/socially relevant.
The sentences were clear and powerful. The paragraph breaks logical and consistent. And the story flowed seamlessly even with the introduction of the officer's past.
Hannah Weikel
Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & underBreaking NewsSecond PlaceThe ArkTiburonBay Area ordered to shelter in placeThe story was comprehensive and well-thought out. I appreciate the care to detail and the reference to dates to establish a timeline.
It was timely and relevant for the audience, and helpful to understand the parameters of the shelter-in-place order.
Kevin Hessel, Emily Lavin
Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & underBreaking NewsThird PlaceSanta Clara WeeklySanta ClaraGood Plan Brian - Second Retired Santa Clara Cop Indicted in eBay Harassment SchemeThis was a creatively crafted story. The back story helped connect the dots.
The sentences were intentional. There wasn't any unnecessary verbiage as to the allegations against the former officers. The story helped lead to action items within the Santa Clara Community.
Carolyn Schuk
Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & underBreaking NewsFourth PlaceSanta Clara WeeklySanta ClaraEmployees Accuse Assessor's Office of Forcing People Back to Work Regardless of County OrdersClear sentences and logical formatting. It was balanced and considerate.
Erika Towne
Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & underBreaking NewsFifth PlaceLincoln News MessengerLincolnSun City Lincoln Hills board fires executive director FridayIt was a clear story about community politics. The writing was good.Carol Feineman
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