2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Front Page Layout & Design ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Black Voice News
    Entry Title: May 10, August 30 & September 6, 2018
    Entry Credit: Chris Allen
    Judge Comment: In spite of the over-reliance on gray backgrounds, the undeniably striking and potent imagery leads to a sense of urgency in the reader.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: King City Rustler
    Entry Title: August 22, September 26 & November 7, 2018
    Entry Credit: Ryan Cronk
    Judge Comment: Colorful and eye-catching, great variety, definitely punching above its weight. Nice job.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Tahoe Daily Tribune
    Entry Title: January 17, February 14 & February 24, 2018
    Entry Credit: Lauren Solinger
    Judge Comment: Not enough variety of stories, but undeniably punchy. Who wouldn't want to pick up a copy of this?
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Sonoma Index-Tribune
    Entry Title: November 2, November 9 & November 16, 2018
    Entry Credit: Sonoma Index-Tribune editorial staff
    Judge Comment: A tad dry, but some clever headlines and a crisp, Guardian-esque layout.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Sacramento Business Journal
    Entry Title: July 27, August 10 & August 17, 2018
    Entry Credit: Stephanie Hays
    Judge Comment: Solid graphics with a unified aesthetic.