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||Credits|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000||Profile Story||First Place||The Modesto Bee||Modesto||Defying expectations: Modesto native lands dream Broadway job as star of 'Wicked'||Marijke Rowland|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000||Profile Story||Second Place||The Desert Sun||Palm Springs||Desert Sun: Jesse Hughes||Brian Blueskye|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000||Profile Story||Third Place||The Fresno Bee||Fresno||Jerry Dyer is running for Fresno mayor. As police chief, he's long been a political force||Brianna Calix|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000||Profile Story||Fourth Place||The Bakersfield Californian||Bakersfield||Bakersfield man overcomes act of violence, years of struggle to finally earn diploma||Ema Sasic|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000||Profile Story||Fifth Place||Press-Telegram||Long Beach||From fleeing Cambodia to helping build Mars rover, JPL engineer embodies 'perseverance'||Hayley Munguia|