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JOE — California Journalism Awards Print Local Coverage of Election 2020 Winners – Dailies: 50,001 & over

2020 California Journalism Awards
Print Local Coverage of Election 2020 Winners

Dailies: 50,001 & over

 

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: 50,001 & overLocal Coverage of Election 2020First PlaceThe Orange County RegisterAnaheimUnofficial ballot drop boxes popping up throughout the state worry elections officialsEffective utility. Balanced voices in the story. Exposes important election issue and offers valuable insights to voters.Alicia Robinson, Brooke Staggs
Dailies: 50,001 & overLocal Coverage of Election 2020Second PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoCalifornia Latinos and 2020 electionsStrong multi-part series with voices of people who are changing leadership and voting influence in America.Gustavo Arellano
Dailies: 50,001 & overLocal Coverage of Election 2020Third PlaceThe Orange County RegisterAnaheimMail ballots in Southern CaliforniaVery useful, well-researched reporting with insights into the data and practices used to tally votes, as well as the rationale for rejecting improper voting.Teri Sforza
Dailies: 50,001 & overLocal Coverage of Election 2020Fourth PlaceThe San Diego Union-TribuneSan DiegoRecords: $100K unreportedInsightful expose and accountability piece on local leadership and allegations of misleading tax returns.Andrew Dyer
Dailies: 50,001 & overLocal Coverage of Election 2020Fifth PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoRising Democratic star Michael Tubbs risks reelection defeat, thanks in part to a Stockton blogGreat explanatory piece and insights into misinformation and cultural/political divide in a multi-enthnic community and race.Anita Chabria
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