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California Journalism Awards Print Feature Photo Winners – Dailies: 15,001 – 50,000

2020 California Journalism Awards
Print Feature Photo Winners

Dailies: 15,001 – 50,000


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: 15,001 - 50,000Feature PhotoFirst PlaceThe Press-EnterpriseRiversideDrive-by birthdayLove the emotion captured.Terry Pierson
Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000Feature PhotoSecond PlaceThe Press DemocratSanta RosaKeeping The FaithStrong leading lines. Good quiet, personal moment captured.Beth Schlanker
Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000Feature PhotoThird PlaceThe Fresno BeeFresnoLemoore Naval Air Station squadrons return home after record deploymentGood emotion captured.Craig Kohlruss
Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000Feature PhotoFourth PlaceDaily PilotFountain ValleySupport for a VeteranGood candid moment captured.Don Leach
Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000Feature PhotoFifth PlaceThe Bakersfield CalifornianBakersfieldJamming with the best musiciansGood candid moment captured, particularly from the singer in the center.Alex Horvath