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,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under||Illustration||First Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||The Wonderful World of Plants||Absolutely beautiful. I love the colors and the art style. It makes me want to surround myself with flowers.||Bijou Karman, Amy King|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under||Illustration||Second Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||Will We Ever Kiss Again?||The "hardwired into us" messaging with the skeleton outline illustration is really effective. The colors and florals are a really nice romantic touch juxtaposed with the more jarring feeling of the mask.||Eddie Guy, Jamie Sholberg|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under||Illustration||Third Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||Art Out of Protest||Love the showcasing of various artists and their displays of grief, anger, and protest.||L.A. Times Illustrators, Amy King|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under||Illustration||Fourth Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||Things We Loved in 2020||This piece feels really contemporary and fitting for a year in review piece. It almost feels like a TikTok brought to life.||Bijou Karman, Judy Pryor|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under||Illustration||Fifth Place||The Mercury News/East Bay Times||San Jose||Super Spreader||This piece does a very effective job of displaying the coronavirus spread in the station. I really like the limited color palette and the art style.||Jeff Durham|