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: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Health Reporting||First Place||Comstock's Magazine||Sacramento||Vaccination Anticipation: UC Davis researchers join the global race for a COVID-19 vaccine||Great coverage on an aspect of the pandemic that we don't hear too much about. We know a vaccine was being developed and we know it's being distributed, but this piece educates the reader on the entire process, from start to finish.||Jessica Laskey|
|Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Health Reporting||Second Place||Bay Area Reporter||San Francisco||For LGBTs with disabilities, virus brings challenges||This was an interesting piece because it focuses on the disabled, who already face challenges in everyday life. Add a pandemic to the equation and their issues are compounded. This was a fresh and different perspective.||Matthew S. Bajko|
|Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Health Reporting||Third Place||North Bay Business Journal||Santa Rosa||Dentists face impact of coronavirus||Great reporting. We hear so much about doctors and nurses, but not much about other healthcare providers and their challenges during the pandemic. This was a good approach.||Cheryl Sarfaty|
|Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Health Reporting||Fourth Place||Comstock's Magazine||Sacramento||Help for the Helpers: Crises like the coronavirus pandemic increase stress, especially for first responders, but there are ways to cope||What happens when those that help, need some help? This article gives us an idea of what healthcare professionals deal with and how they deal with it. Good job.||Sena Christian|
|Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000||Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Health Reporting||Fifth Place||Tracy Press||Tracy||Anxiety, stress take a toll as quarantine continues||The article is to the point. What happens during quarantine? We suffer from stress and anxiety. Where can you get help? That's covered too. Good reporting.||Glenn Moore|