2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Informational Graphic ( Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Mercury News/East Bay Times
    Entry Title: One bore or two?
    Entry Credit: Pai
    Judge Comment: Colorful and detailed, it clearly conveys the information in an interesting way. Accessible to an average reader.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: Wine Country Fires
    Entry Credit: John Blanchard
    Judge Comment: Good clean graphic that manages to go into granular detail without seeming too busy. Clear labels and color scheme makes it easy to read and accessible and locator map makes it easy to place.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: A Region at Risk
    Entry Credit: Raoul Raņoa, Rong-Gong Lin II
    Judge Comment: Good use of dual graphics to convey both a problem and a solution. Information presented clearly and drawings are interesting, showing big picture as well as small details.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Gavin Newsom's Loyal Supporters
    Entry Credit: Priya Krishnakumar
    Judge Comment: Lots of information packed into a tight graphic. Not immediately clear what we are looking at without reading into it. Family tree format makes it seem busy and cluttered.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: A Step-by-Step Account of the Destructive Camp Fire
    Entry Credit: Swetha Kannan
    Judge Comment: An informative map, but this graphic has been employed in many disasters and is not creative or new.