2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Enterprise News Story or Series ( Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Business Times
    Entry Title: The modular construction revolution is here
    Entry Credit: Blanca Torres
    Judge Comment: A thorough examination of a vital trend in construction, one that will determine how and where we live, work and shop in the future. Exploring three segments of the trend as this entry does, using the most knowledgeable sources, provides for an enterprising report.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Maria Sun
    Entry Title: Music as medicine
    Entry Credit: Joe Payne
    Judge Comment: A heartwarming account of how new hope for Alzheimer's patients is playing out among a group that may benefit from it.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Almanac
    Entry Title: One family's battle to stay in Menlo Park
    Entry Credit: Kate Bradshaw
    Judge Comment: An important topic for the community, explored through the lens of a family struggling to survive in the midst of skyrocketing housing costs.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Mountain View Voice
    Entry Title: Patients go nuts over new allergy therapy
    Entry Credit: Kevin Forestieri
    Judge Comment: Well-told story of one family's progress toward overcoming a little girl's food allergy and how it fits into broader efforts to combat a prevalent societal health problem. Would have been nice to hear from Amelia herself.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Pasadena Outlook
    Entry Title: Clergy Coalition Ministers to Public Needs, Bridges Divides
    Entry Credit: Camila Castellanos
    Judge Comment: This story highlights successful efforts to solve a serious community challenge. Might have benefited from some additional sources.