2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

General Excellence ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Petaluma Argus-Courier
    Entry Title: 2/1/2018 & 2/8/2018
    Entry Credit: Petaluma Argus-Courier Staff
    Judge Comment: Well-designed and packaged, with strong sense of hierarchy. Good news edge and reader focus. Strong writing and headlines. Well organized, and sharp sectioning. A good sense of engagement, from the poll to viewpoints.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Silicon Valley Business Journal
    Entry Title: 9/21/2018 & 9/28/2018
    Entry Credit: Silicon Valley Business Journal Staff
    Judge Comment: Sophisticated design, organization and graphics. Sharp sense of readership. Engaging approach to stories. Clear writing, heads, well edited. Special women's section and awards a plus.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Sonoma Index-Tribune
    Entry Title: 9/21/2018 & 9/25/2018
    Entry Credit: Sonoma Index-Tribune Staff
    Judge Comment: Nice design, headlines, organization. Good sense of news and beat reporting, and of , people and place.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Kenwood Press
    Entry Title: 2/1/2018 & 2/15/2018
    Entry Credit: Alec Peters, Ann Peters, Jay Gamel, Sarah Phelps
    Judge Comment: Strong fire-follow coverage while also covering a breadth of community-interest items.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Folsom Telegraph
    Entry Title: 9/20/2018 & 9/27/2018
    Entry Credit: Bill Sullivan, Rachel Zirin, Matt Long
    Judge Comment: Solid A1 mix, generally clean writing and design some good photography and a good mix of voices.