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||Sports Action Photo||First Place||San Francisco Chronicle||San Francisco||San Francisco Chronicle: Upended||Great shot! Wonderful quality, great timing, and I love the composition of the other team surrounding the middle player.||Santiago Mejia|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Sports Action Photo||Second Place||The Orange County Register||Anaheim||Big waves||The timing of this photo is great and the photographer's choice to keep everything in focus allows the viewer to see how big the wave is in comparison to the person riding it.||Mark Rightmire|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Sports Action Photo||Third Place||The Sacramento Bee||Sacramento||Touchdown celebration||Love the emotion and action in this photo. Particularly great composition with rival team member looking at them in the background.||Paul Kitagaki Jr.|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Sports Action Photo||Fourth Place||The Sacramento Bee||Sacramento||UPENDED||Really fun action shot.||Paul Kitagaki Jr.|
|Dailies: 50,001 & over||Sports Action Photo||Fifth Place||Los Angeles Times||El Segundo||Mookie celebrates||Great capture of emotion. Love his body language. Great timing.||Robert Gauthier|