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JOE — California Journalism Awards Print Wildfire News Coverage Winners – Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 – 50,000

2020 California Journalism Awards
Print Wildfire News Coverage Winners

Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 – 50,000

 

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 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000Wildfire News CoverageFirst PlaceSan Francisco ChronicleSan FranciscoSan Francisco Chronicle: 2020 Wildfires CoverageComprehensive and informative coverage on a range of wildfire issues amid the pandemic.San Francisco Chronicle Staff
Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000Wildfire News CoverageSecond PlaceThe Mercury News/East Bay TimesSan JoseThe Destruction of Big Basin, California's oldest state parkUnique content that highlights the resilience of redwoods and how they may recover, among other informative stories.Paul Rogers, Ethan Baron, Randy Vazquez
Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000Wildfire News CoverageThird PlaceLos Angeles TimesEl SegundoCutbacks and climate changeThe work exposes details around the debate between funding and forest manager, and complexities of preventing firefighters.Anna M. Phillips, Joseph Serna, Ruben Vives
Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000Wildfire News CoverageFourth PlaceThe Press DemocratSanta RosaPress Democrat coverage of the LNU Lightning Complex and Walbridge fires, Aug. 18-30, 2020An enormous amount of work and daily, deadline driven content to inform the community.Press Democrat staff
Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000Wildfire News CoverageFifth PlaceThe Press DemocratSanta RosaPress Democrat coverage of the Glass fire, Sept. 28-Oct. 11, 2020An enormous amount of work and daily, deadline driven content to inform the community.Press Democrat staff
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