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,Weeklies: 4,300 & under||Artistic Photo||First Place||Petaluma Argus-Courier||Petaluma||Pollinating||I love that this composition illustrates the idea that bees and people have to work together to grow crops. Great shot!||Crissy Pascual|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & under||Artistic Photo||Second Place||Petaluma Argus-Courier||Petaluma||Black Lives Matter Mural, Petaluma||Great detail shot. Love the bright of the yellow in the frame.||Crissy Pascual|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & under||Artistic Photo||Third Place||The Sonoma Index-Tribune||Sonoma||Immigrant Songs||Interesting framing that connects to the subject's story.||Robbi Pengelly|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & under||Artistic Photo||Fourth Place||The Sonoma Index-Tribune||Sonoma||Sonoma's Back to the Land Zeitgeist||Terrific use of shallow depth of field.||Robbi Pengelly|
|Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & under||Artistic Photo||Fifth Place||The Folsom Telegraph||Folsom||Solo Summer Serenity||Interesting juxtaposition of someone partaking in a regular activity during such an otherworldly weather event.||Bill Sullivan|