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: 11,001 - 25,000||Coverage of Youth and Education||First Place||North Coast Journal||Eureka||Reaching for Resilience||Great writing/reporting. This is how you take facts and figures and weave them into a story.||Iridian Casarez|
|Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Coverage of Youth and Education||Second Place||Comstock's Magazine||Sacramento||Virtual Variations: With the coronavirus pandemic forcing most college classes online, recent high school graduates are finding their choices have changed||Very thorough, well-written, lots of viewpoints. Good stuff throughout. Doesn't read like a 'long' story.||Laurie Lauletta-Boshart|
|Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Coverage of Youth and Education||Third Place||Los Altos Town Crier||Los Altos||MVLA sees failing grades spike in distance learning||Comprehensive, good writing. Writer obviously knows local education arena.||Zoe Morgan|
|Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Coverage of Youth and Education||Fourth Place||Coachella Valley Independent||Cathedral City||'A Civil Rights Issue': Thousands of Local Students Lack Proper Internet Access-Which Makes Distance Learning All but Impossible||Thorough from standpoint of broadband and how places get it and the importance to schools; would have liked to have seen more from the people it actually impacts.||Kevin Fitzgerald|
|Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Coverage of Youth and Education||Fifth Place||Mountain View Voice||Palo Alto||Mountain View High loses three students to deportation||Pretty good look at a topic that doesn't get reported on very often. What happens, how it happens, the impacts it has on children and the schools ... it's all here.||Kevin Forestieri|