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JOE — California Journalism Awards Print News Photo Winners – Dailies: 15,000 & under

2020 California Journalism Awards
Print News Photo 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 & underNews PhotoFirst PlaceThe TribuneSan Luis ObispoConnecting through the glassInteresting composition. Shows a moment that everyone can relate to -- being separated from loved ones during this pandemic.David Middlecamp
Dailies: 15,000 & underNews PhotoSecond PlaceThe TribuneSan Luis ObispoStand by meStrong capture of an important, emotional moment. The viewer's eye goes directly to LeiYahna and Josephine comforting each other.David Middlecamp
Dailies: 15,000 & underNews PhotoThird PlaceDaily PressVictorvilleA hospital on the brinkGood example of a strong wide shot. The viewer is first drawn to the nurse tending to a patient, but then is able to gather information about the whole scene by looking into the background of the photo.James Quigg
Dailies: 15,000 & underNews PhotoFourth PlaceNapa Valley RegisterNapaJudge Monique Langhorne wins electionGood emotion captured.Howard yune
Dailies: 15,000 & underNews PhotoFifth PlaceThe ReporterVacavilleMobile GraduationI like this photo because it captures a good moment that shows one of the many ways we've had to adjust to the pandemic.Joel Rosenbaum