2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Local Government ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Silicon Valley Business Journal
    Entry Title: Cupertino Confronts SB-35
    Entry Credit: Janice Bitters
    Judge Comment: Well reported and well written, Bitters provided the breadth of perspective necessary to cover such a complex topic.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Sierra Sun
    Entry Title: Campaign concerns: Truckee Airport directors question large donations to fellow directors
    Entry Credit: Hannah Jones
    Judge Comment: This is a classic example of journalism doing what it's meant to do: provide facts to combat vitriol.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Tahoe Daily Tribune
    Entry Title: Vacation home rentals
    Entry Credit: Claire Cudahy, Ryan Hoffman
    Judge Comment: Very comprehensive coverage of a topic that is obviously of significant importance to readers.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Dana Point Times
    Entry Title: Clash of the Candidates
    Entry Credit: Lillian Boyd
    Judge Comment: Wonderfully reported.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Petaluma Argus-Courier
    Entry Title: Hwy. 101 work advances as funding in doubt
    Entry Credit: Matt Brown
    Judge Comment: Well reported and well written.