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: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under||Sports Feature Photo||First Place||Pasadena Star-News||Pasadena||Parking lot celebration||There are not enough superlatives to describe this gem of a photo. As good as it gets.||Keith Birmingham|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under||Sports Feature Photo||Second Place||The Bakersfield Californian||Bakersfield||Catching some air||Visually stunning and technically superior, a winning photo by any standard.||Alex Horvath|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under||Sports Feature Photo||Third Place||The Tribune||San Luis Obispo||Catching spring training||Absolute brilliance in how the photographer captured the glow of the sun in between the catcher's face and glove.||David Middlecamp|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under||Sports Feature Photo||Fourth Place||Los Angeles Daily News||Woodland Hills||Goodbye, Kobe||Photographer did a superb job of telling a story. Excellent work.||Hans Gutknecht|
|Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under||Sports Feature Photo||Fifth Place||Marin Independent Journal||San Rafael||Sharing a laugh||Sherry LaVars|