2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Columns ( Weeklies: 4,300 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Winters Express
    Entry Title: "Humor isn't an excuse for hate" and "We're not witches, we're just angry"
    Entry Credit: Emma Johnson
    Judge Comment: Two excellent columns.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Half Moon Bay Review
    Entry Title: "Dr. Seuss explains SAM, HMB" and "We say goodbye to immigrant who became an old friend"
    Entry Credit: Clay Lambert
    Judge Comment: Conjuring Dr. Seuss is one of the funnies pieces I've ever read. A truly delightful bit of commentary.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: St. Helena Star
    Entry Title: "Asleep in wine country" and "To pick or not to pick"
    Entry Credit: Rich Moran
    Judge Comment: Fantastic writing.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Calistoga Tribune
    Entry Title: "The power of listening and contemplation" and "Be wary of trading old for new, new for old"
    Entry Credit: Colin MacPhail
    Judge Comment: Very engaging
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Feather River Bulletin
    Entry Title: "Flying on Swallow's Wings" and "Not an enemy of the people"
    Entry Credit: Meg Upton
    Judge Comment: Strong message conveyed in each column.