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JOE — California Journalism Awards Print In-Depth Reporting – Weeklies: 25,001 & over

2020 California Journalism Awards
Print In-Depth Reporting

Weeklies: 25,001 & over


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
Weeklies: 25,001 & overIn-Depth ReportingFirst PlaceThousand Oaks AcornAgoura HillsInvisible T.O.This was a strong and competitive division, but the Acorn nonetheless clearly stood out above the rest with its very thorough reporting, including extensive reporting from the field, and very clear writing into a topic that may be the most profound facing California today and for coming years.Dawn Megli
Weeklies: 25,001 & overIn-Depth ReportingSecond PlaceSanta Barbara IndependentSanta BarbaraOne Santa Barbara Deputy, Five Violent DeathsTyler Hayden
Weeklies: 25,001 & overIn-Depth ReportingThird PlaceMetro Silicon ValleySan JoseCalifornia Gets Devastating Welcome to Era of MegafiesJennifer Wadsworth
Weeklies: 25,001 & overIn-Depth ReportingFourth PlaceMonterey County WeeklySeasideTara Reade, Joe Biden's accuser-the local connectionMary Duan, Sara Rubin, Asaf Shalev