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|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||Writing||First Place||Metro Silicon Valley||San Jose||Hundreds of Rubber Bullets Later, San Jose Confronts Human Toll of Forceful Tactics||A vivid, graphic portrayal of a once-in-a-generation uprising.||Jennifer Wadsworth|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||Writing||Second Place||Thousand Oaks Acorn||Agoura Hills||Homeless Hometown||Dawn Megli|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||Writing||Third Place||The Salinas Californian||Salinas||A woman vulnerable to COVID-19 must choose: marriage or health insurance||Joe Szydlowski|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||Writing||Fourth Place||Thousand Oaks Acorn||Agoura Hills||Sports complex at center of Bryant tragedy||Kyle Jorrey|
|Weeklies: 25,001 & over||Writing||Fifth Place||The Salinas Californian||Salinas||For those who used to be on parole, the newfound ability to vote is an important rite||Angelica Cabral|