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California Journalism Awards Print Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Profiles Winners – Dailies: 50,001 & over

2020 California Journalism Awards
Print Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Profiles Winners

Dailies: 50,001 & over

 

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 NameAwardOrganizationCityEntry TitleCommentsCredits
Dailies: 50,001 & overCoverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-ProfilesFirst PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoNot a fair fight in the ERA gripping profile, beautifully written. There's an artful simplicity to the prose in this piece that amplifies the haunting subject matter. Wonderfully done. Photos are fantastic, too.Thomas Curwen
Dailies: 50,001 & overCoverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-ProfilesSecond PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoThis 81-year-old was L.A.'s most devoted museum-goer until COVID-19 shuttered cultural institutionsAn absolutely lovely piece and a needed salve for this time. Just a wonderful and engrossing read.Deborah Vankin
Dailies: 50,001 & overCoverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-ProfilesThird PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl Segundo'My mom died last night.' A teacher lost to COVID-19, leaving a young son and so many others reelingA very poignant and personal story of loss. A beautifully moving tribute.Hailey Branson-Potts
Dailies: 50,001 & overCoverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-ProfilesFourth PlaceThe Mercury News/East Bay TimesSan JoseThe doctor who shut it all downAn engrossing behind the scenes look at an unprecedented decision and the doctor who made it. A fascinating story with great pacing.Julia Prodis Sulek
Dailies: 50,001 & overCoverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-ProfilesFifth PlaceSan Francisco ChronicleSan FranciscoSan Francisco Chronicle: Coronavirus Survivor's DiaryA powerful first-hand account of a bout with COVID-19. Wonderful graphic and multi-media elements.Matthias Gafni
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