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: 50,001 & over||Coverage of Youth and Education||First Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||At USC, 2 determined women spoke out. Ugly attacks over racism, anti-Semitism, Zionism took over||Does a beautiful job of telling a difficult story with balance and empathy.||Teresa Watanabe|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Coverage of Youth and Education||Second Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||The new reality of school at home: Overwhelmed. Isolated. Unfocused. Very Stressed||A comprehensive look at schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic.||Howard Blume, Paloma Esquivel, Sonali Kohli, Rosanna Xia|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Coverage of Youth and Education||Third Place||The Orange County Register||Anaheim||For children living in motels, WiFi hot spots make school possible||Skillful writing pushes this story about children living in motels to the top. I appreciated the interweaving of one woman's personal recollections with the larger topic.||Theresa Walker|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Coverage of Youth and Education||Fourth Place||The Mercury News/East Bay Times||San Jose||Their new schools knew nothing about allegations against these Bay Area teachers. Should they have?||Great reporting on a crucially important topic.||Daniel Wu, Erin Woo|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Coverage of Youth and Education||Fifth Place||San Francisco Chronicle||San Francisco||San Francisco Chronicle: Far from Home, Far from Safe||Great reporting.||Joaquin Palomino, Cynthia Dizikes, Sara Tiano|