2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Investigative Reporting ( Dailies: 50,001 & over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: A Scandal at USC
    Entry Credit: Harriet Ryan, Matt Hamilton, Paul Pringle
    Judge Comment: This series documents allegations that at first seem way too outrageous to be true. The stories did a good job of putting the pieces together and helping readers draw their own conclusions.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: Dangerous Ground
    Entry Credit: Jason Fagone, Cynthia Dizikes
    Judge Comment: This was the whole package. Great storytelling, nice visuals, important topic.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Orange County Register
    Entry Title: Investigation into USA Swimming and USA Gymnastics
    Entry Credit: Scott M. Reid
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Sacramento Bee
    Entry Title: From hidden cameras to crotch-watching: California pays out millions for sexual harassment
    Entry Credit: Marjie Lundstrom
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: In the Search for Drugs, a Lopsided Dragnet
    Entry Credit: Joel Rubin, Ben Poston
    Judge Comment: None