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|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Coverage of Business News||First Place||Silicon Valley Business Journal||San Jose||A Red Line for Startups||A smart take that raises good questions about venture-backed business possibly taking advantage of a government program, written in a way that will capture the attention of those who may need to consider taking such steps.||Cromwell Schubarth|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Coverage of Business News||Second Place||Silicon Valley Business Journal||San Jose||Oh my gOSH!||A great package that celebrates a local institution's past, present and future, including engagng copy and eye-catching design.||Jody Meacham|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Coverage of Business News||Third Place||North Bay Business Journal||Santa Rosa||Wine business worries about smoke taint as harvest continues||Noteworthy for the way it displays knowledge of the local area -- the lasting effect of fires must be tracked and studied by reporters.||Jeff Quackenbush|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Coverage of Business News||Fourth Place||Sierra Sun||Truckee||Boca Ghost||An engaging read that captures a lot of local flavor, history and interest.||Justin Scacco|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Coverage of Business News||Fifth Place||The Business Journal||Fresno||Valley entrepreneurs embrace TikTok marketing||A great example of how to localize a global phenomenon, with vivid detail and bright quotes.||Donald Promnitz|