2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Breaking News ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Chico News & Review
    Entry Title: Camp Fire hits
    Entry Credit: Melissa Daugherty, Meredith Cooper, Ashiah Scharaga, Jason Cassidy
    Judge Comment: Most complete and multi-faceted coverage of the Paradise fire disaster by far. Strong writing throughout, hard to believe all of these 13 stories were in one issue of the weekly! Above and beyond coverage.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Acorn
    Entry Title: The worst 72 hours
    Entry Credit: Ian Bradley, Stephanie Bertholdo, Melissa Simon, Dawn Megli-Thuna
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Barbara Independent
    Entry Title: And Then Came the Flood
    Entry Credit: Keith Hamm
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Thousand Oaks Acorn
    Entry Title: Murder at the mall
    Entry Credit: Becca Whitnall, Kyle Jorrey , Bobby Curtis
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Camarillo Acorn
    Entry Title: 12 killed in T.O. bar massacre
    Entry Credit: Kyle Jorrey, Dawn Megli-Thuna
    Judge Comment: None