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: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Columns||First Place||Pacific Sun||San Rafael||Nikki Silverstein||Compelling writing along with top-notch reporting make this submission the clear winner in the category.||Nikki Silverstein|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Columns||Second Place||Palos Verdes Peninsula News||Rolling Hills Estates||Loneliness never felt so good||Well written and endearing, the columns connect with the audience, giving a real sense of community to the publication.||Jean Shriver|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Columns||Third Place||Metro Silicon Valley||San Jose||Local Labor Escaped Reckoning for Earlier Racist Campaigns, Ben Folds||Well written and hard hitting, the columns take a compelling look at local politics, warts and all.||Dan Pulcrano|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000||Columns||Fourth Place||Thousand Oaks Acorn||Agoura Hills||Coronavirus + BLM||Conversational tone and interesting topics make these entries worthy of recognition.||Eliav Appelbaum|