2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Youth and Education ( Dailies: 15,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Record
    Entry Title: Putting the rainbow in reading
    Entry Credit: Nicholas Filipas
    Judge Comment: It was a different subject that makes readers think and helps promote tolerance and understanding at an early age.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Record
    Entry Title: Earning their futures
    Entry Credit: Nicholas Filipas
    Judge Comment: Nicely written. It's easy to see what the subject has gone through. Inspiring story.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Tribune
    Entry Title: Cal Poly investigating photo on social media of frat member in blackface
    Entry Credit: Kaytlyn Leslie, Andrew Sheeler, Lindsey Holden, Travis Gibson
    Judge Comment: Very timely topic. I would have liked to see more quotes and reactions from the community at large, including students and town residents.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Maria Times
    Entry Title: Santa Barbara County taking steps to reduce juvenile incarceration
    Entry Credit: Gina Kim
    Judge Comment: Charts were nice. It would have been nice to see more quotes and white space.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Whittier Daily News
    Entry Title: Beyond a new name and logo, Dodgers Foundation has transformed from the ground up
    Entry Credit: J.P. Hoornstra
    Judge Comment: Nice photos. Story shows what a community can accomplish.