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||Profile Story||First Place||San Francisco Chronicle||San Francisco||San Francisco Chronicle: Theo: Homeless at Age 7||A simply outstanding piece of journalism. Exemplary in every way -- research, storytelling, fairness, photography. Clearly a cut above in a group of very good entries.||Sarah Ravani, Gabrielle Lurie|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Profile Story||Second Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||For L.A. Latinos, Whittier Boulevard is still a crossroads of change and hope||A fabulous piece of reporting detailing a neighborhood's history, present and future. A captivating read.||Priscella Vega|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Profile Story||Third Place||The Orange County Register||Anaheim||Loud in the silence: Deaf prosecutor has long fight for justice||A really fabulous series about an extraordinary person. Artfully told.||Keith Sharon|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Profile Story||Fourth Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||The hottest free agent in L.A. is a 69-year-old waitress from now-closed Nate 'n Al's||A really endearing profile.||Daniel Miller|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Profile Story||Fifth Place||The San Diego Union-Tribune||San Diego||Searching For Answers||A captivating story intertwining the mystery of an unsolved crime and the anguish of a mother losing a child.||Dana Littlefield|