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JOE — California Journalism Awards Print News Photo Winners – Weeklies: 11,001 – 25,000

2020 California Journalism Awards
Print News Photo Winners

Weeklies: 11,001 – 25,000


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
Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000News PhotoFirst PlaceChino ChampionChinoRemains of murdered solider return homeHeartbreaking photo of a family's grief over a soldier's homicide.Josh Thompson
Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000News PhotoSecond PlaceTracy PressTracyClover road structure fireThe dejection of bucket brigade citizens is perfectly captured in this moment as a structure is consumed in flames.Glenn Moore
Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000News PhotoThird PlaceThe AlmanacPalo Alto'Mixed feelings' as young students return to campus in the Menlo Park school districtSubtle yet telling moment of the isolation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic.Magali Gauthier
Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000News PhotoFourth PlaceSan Francisco Business TimesSan FranciscoGeorge Floyd protestStrong point of view chosen by photographer to capture the social justice protests taking to the streets of the country.Todd Johnson
Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000News PhotoFifth PlaceMountain View VoicePalo AltoEmpty TargetMagali Gauthier