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||Credits|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000||Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Fallout||First Place||The Modesto Bee||Modesto||Coronavirus impact felt by employers, employees and residents||Marijke Rowland, Kristin Lam, Kevin Valine, Kristina Karisch|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000||Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Fallout||Second Place||The Desert Sun||Palm Springs||Desert Sun: COVID in immigration detention centers||Rebecca Plevin|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000||Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Fallout||Third Place||Los Angeles Daily News||Woodland Hills||East San Fernando Valley: A 'perfect storm' for alarming coronavirus spread||Ryan Carter, David Rosenfeld|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000||Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Fallout||Fourth Place||The Fresno Bee||Fresno||Some Fresno-area renters face financial collapse. Can emergency rent assistance prevent it?||Danielle Bergstrom, Manuela Tobias|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000||Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Fallout||Fifth Place||Los Angeles Daily News||Woodland Hills||Eye of the Storm||Brenda Gazzar, Beau Yarbrough|