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: 4,300 & under||Writing||First Place||The Ark||Tiburon||Harbormaster works to restore order out on Richardson Bay||A timely and interesting story that nicely weaved in sights and sounds of being out on the water with the Harbormaster. The lead was engaging and drew me into the story.||Gretchen Lang|
|Weeklies: 4,300 & under||Writing||Second Place||After Five: The North State Magazine||Redding||Summer of '85 - A Look Back at the Filming of Stand By Me||A well-researched and engaging story with a lot of interesting insights from people who were there 35 years ago during the filming of the iconic movie.||Aaron Williams, Ron Harrington|
|Weeklies: 4,300 & under||Writing||Third Place||The Ark||Tiburon||Tiburon girl debuts voice-acting skills in Pixar's 'Soul'||An interesting and engaging story about a girl debuting in voice acting in a big way. The story was well organized with good pacing to allow the reader to see how the girl received her big break.||Hannah Weikel|
|Weeklies: 4,300 & under||Writing||Fourth Place||After Five: The North State Magazine||Redding||Oh! Christmas Trees||An interesting topic for a story that offered good insights into where those massive trees come from and the man behind it all. Good details and I liked the timelines of the final quote.||Aaron Williams|
|Weeklies: 4,300 & under||Writing||Fifth Place||After Five: The North State Magazine||Redding||Honoring the Greatest Generation - City Manager's World War II Home Museum||Well-researched and good use of details.||Aaron Williams|