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: 25,001 & over||Feature Story||First Place||Palo Alto Weekly||Palo Alto||Nine days in the wilderness||Super compelling story and so well written. I was riveted from the beginning to the end. Great use of their quotes.|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||Feature Story||Second Place||Good Times||Santa Cruz||Shooting For Change||Well written story on an important topic. A different kind of COVID story.||Alisha Green|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||Feature Story||Third Place||Good Times||Santa Cruz||Wild Things||Lively writing that made me laugh out loud.||Steve Palopoli|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||Feature Story||Fourth Place||Metro Silicon Valley||San Jose||Victims of Church Stabbing Join Soaring Death Toll Among Silicon Valley's Homeless||Heartbreaking story, well told.||Jennifer Wadsworth|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||Feature Story||Fifth Place||Santa Barbara Independent||Santa Barbara||Channel Islands Shipwrecks Tell Stories of Heroism, Heartbreak, and High-Seas Scalawaggery||Comprehensive and interesting guide on an unexpected topic.||Tyler Hayden|