2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Arts & Entertainment Coverage ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Metro Silicon Valley
    Entry Title: Arts & Entertainment coverage
    Entry Credit: Nick Veronin
    Judge Comment: The Metro tab is vibrant. It has a solid foundation. The typography is bold. The use of color is restrained, but pops. The calendar spread is inviting.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Chico News & Review
    Entry Title: Arts & Culture
    Entry Credit: Jason Cassidy, Melissa Daugherty, Tina Flynn
    Judge Comment: The CN&R Arts & Culture section has lots of entry points to draw you in. You get a sense that Chico has a lot to offer.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Sonoma County Gazette
    Entry Title: December Community & Holiday Calendar
    Entry Credit: Vesta Copestakes, Elisabeth DeGoff
    Judge Comment: Light on visuals, but lots of reader utility offered here. Listings are well organized and clearly labeled.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Good Times
    Entry Title: November 21 & 28, 2018 editions
    Entry Credit: Steve Palopoli, Georgia Johnson, Tabi Zarrinnaal
    Judge Comment: The calendar listings are easy to navigate, but the use of color on the cover packages is over the top.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Sacramento News & Review (SN&R)
    Entry Title: March 22 & 29, 2018 editions
    Entry Credit: Staff
    Judge Comment: The visuals with the Ghost Guns package do not rise to the seriousness of the subject matter.