2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Breaking News ( Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Chico Enterprise-Record
    Entry Title: Paradise Lost
    Entry Credit: Staff , Staff , Staff , Staff
    Judge Comment: Comprehensive, informative and compelling reporting in the wake of a catastrophe. They hit all of the angles to inform the community and convey the chaos, desperation and severity of this tragedy. And wow, wow, wow! Great photos and personal stories.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Modesto Bee
    Entry Title: Newman police officer shot to death; manhunt snares suspect
    Entry Credit: Deke Farrow, Erin Tracy, Kevin Valine, Garth Stapley
    Judge Comment: Excellent package with compelling photos, good graphics and excellent writing and storytelling. They just reported the hell out of it. Bravo!
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Gunman kills 3 at Yountville vets home
    Entry Credit: Julie Johnson, Martin Espinoza, Christi Warren
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Press-Telegram
    Entry Title: Veteran Long Beach fire captain is gunned down while responding to explosion at retirement home; 2 others wounded
    Entry Credit: Megan Barnes, Nathaniel Percy, Kelly Puente
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Press-Enterprise
    Entry Title: Parents in Perris torture case charged, plead not guilty
    Entry Credit: Brian Rokos, Beau Yarbrough
    Judge Comment: None