2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

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  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Hurt teen's inspiring journey to recovery
    Entry Credit: Mary Callahan
    Judge Comment: Did best job of nailing the human interest aspect with subject matter really benefited from it.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Modesto Bee
    Entry Title: Veteran suffers invisible injuries, struggles to adjust
    Entry Credit: Deke Farrow
    Judge Comment: Great use of human interest to convey a larger story about mental health crisis
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Bakersfield Californian
    Entry Title: These men fought — and survived — on Hamburger Hill
    Entry Credit: Steven Mayer
    Judge Comment: My favorite lead of the bunch.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Marin Independent Journal
    Entry Title: Marin tennis legend
    Entry Credit: Danny Schmidt
    Judge Comment: Fun subject, punchy lead
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Bakersfield Californian
    Entry Title: Living my life: Tyler Schilhabel overcomes disability to excel in life and as a football coach
    Entry Credit: Trevor Horn
    Judge Comment: Story well organized, clear and concise.