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|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Wildfire Photo||First Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||Readying to Fight the Bobcat Fire||This captured the vast size of the fight with beautiful light and composition.||Robert Gauthier|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Wildfire Photo||Second Place||The Sacramento Bee||Sacramento||All is lost||This was the best representation of the emotional loss from the fires in this category.||Paul Kitagaki Jr.|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Wildfire Photo||Third Place||San Francisco Chronicle||San Francisco||San Francisco Chronicle: Orange Sky||Everyone in California looked at the sky that season, this was a beautiful composition and eerie light.||Jessica Christian|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Wildfire Photo||Fourth Place||The Sacramento Bee||Sacramento||Chateau aflame||Something that looked invincible is shown to be vulnerable in this era of large firestorms.||Daniel Kim|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Wildfire Photo||Fifth Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||Spooked by the fire||Beautiful light and composition conveying danger nearby.||Irfan Khan|