2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

In-Depth Reporting ( Dailies: 15,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Napa Valley Register
    Entry Title: 20 years of flood control: The remaking of the heart of Napa
    Entry Credit: Barry Eberling
    Judge Comment: Excellent reporting, but the writing puts this entry over the top. Clearly the class of the competition.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Visalia Times-Delta
    Entry Title: Devin Nunes-Andrew Janz election coverage
    Entry Credit: Joshua Yeager, Eric Woomer, James Ward
    Judge Comment: Good job of covering a national issue critical to the local community. Solid reporting.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Tribune
    Entry Title: Congressional hopeful Justin Fareed should disclose ranching and oil ties, watchdogs say
    Entry Credit: Matt Fountain
    Judge Comment: Top-notch political reporting. This is the type of coverage that only local newspapers can produce.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Daily Journal
    Entry Title: In-depth analysis of risk assessment tools for criminal defendants
    Entry Credit: Paula Lehman-Ewing
    Judge Comment: Reporter does a nice job explaining a complicated, but important, topic.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Record
    Entry Title: Picking up the pieces
    Entry Credit: Roger Phillips, Donald Blount, Nicholas Filipas, Almendra Carpizo
    Judge Comment: Excellent idea for a comprehensive package. Good service to the community.