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JOE — California Journalism Awards Print Profile Story Winners – Dailies: 50,001 & over

2020 California Journalism Awards
Print Profile Story 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 & overProfile StoryFirst PlaceSan Francisco ChronicleSan FranciscoSan Francisco Chronicle: Theo: Homeless at Age 7A 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 & overProfile StorySecond PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoFor L.A. Latinos, Whittier Boulevard is still a crossroads of change and hopeA fabulous piece of reporting detailing a neighborhood's history, present and future. A captivating read.Priscella Vega
Dailies: 50,001 & overProfile StoryThird PlaceThe Orange County RegisterAnaheimLoud in the silence: Deaf prosecutor has long fight for justiceA really fabulous series about an extraordinary person. Artfully told.Keith Sharon
Dailies: 50,001 & overProfile StoryFourth PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoThe hottest free agent in L.A. is a 69-year-old waitress from now-closed Nate 'n Al'sA really endearing profile.Daniel Miller
Dailies: 50,001 & overProfile StoryFifth PlaceThe San Diego Union-TribuneSan DiegoSearching For AnswersA captivating story intertwining the mystery of an unsolved crime and the anguish of a mother losing a child.Dana Littlefield