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California Journalism Awards Print Enterprise News Story or Series Winners – Dailies: 15,000 & under

2020 California Journalism Awards
Print Enterprise News Story or Series Winners

Dailies: 15,000 & under

 

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: 15,000 & underEnterprise News Story or SeriesFirst PlaceThe TribuneSan Luis ObispoWhat do young SLO County voters care about the most? Here's their Citizens' AgendaWhat a neat, innovative way of engaging with readers! I loved how the project first sought to identify the issues important to the target audience and then sought out answers and solutions from the candidates for office.Kaytlyn Leslie, Cassandra Garibay
Dailies: 15,000 & underEnterprise News Story or SeriesSecond PlaceNapa Valley RegisterNapaLife in "The Bowl"This story was an interesting, yet non-exploitative glimpse into homeless camps that are popping up all over the place.Jennifer Huffman
Dailies: 15,000 & underEnterprise News Story or SeriesThird PlaceSanta Maria TimesSanta MariaLocal podcaster sheds new light on disappearance of Kristin SmartInteresting feature, and the podcaster angle was a neat way to breathe new life into an old story.Dave Minsky
Dailies: 15,000 & underEnterprise News Story or SeriesFourth PlaceThe San Bernardino SunSan BernardinoUnresponsive, elderly patient spent 2 hours in Loma Linda VA waiting room before deathNice job bringing to light an important oversight.Scott Schwebke
Dailies: 15,000 & underEnterprise News Story or SeriesFifth PlaceNapa Valley RegisterNapaTraffic Tales: Taking advantage of the Vine's free rideThis series is a unique way to tackle traffic issues -- a subject that can sometimes come across as pretty pedestrian. I'm sure the readers appreciate this feature.Barry Eberling
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