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: 15,000 & under||Breaking News||First Place||The Tribune||San Luis Obispo||'This was not a win.' Paso Robles manhunt ends with suspect dead, officers wounded||Stellar reporting and writing. Excellent coverage.||Nick Wilson, Matt Fountain, Lindsey Holden, Cassandra Garibay|
|Dailies: 15,000 & under||Breaking News||Second Place||Visalia Times-Delta||Visalia||Coverage of Porterville library arson fire||Compelling coverage.||Joshua Yea, Sheyanne Romero, James Ward|
|Dailies: 15,000 & under||Breaking News||Third Place||The San Bernardino Sun||San Bernardino||FBI reassembles shredded plan for 2015 San Bernardino terrorist shooting||Brian Rokos|
|Dailies: 15,000 & under||Breaking News||Fourth Place||The Union||Grass Valley||'Tragic:' Man shot, killed after pointing Airsoft rifle at law enforcement||Liz Kellar|
|Dailies: 15,000 & under||Breaking News||Fifth Place||Record Searchlight||Redding||George Floyd protest in Redding||Record Searchlight staff|