2020 California Journalism Awards - Campus Division

Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic ( 2-Year Colleges)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Rosa Junior College-The Oak Leaf
    Entry Title: Silent Stress: Living with Mental Illness Amidst Pandemic
    Entry Credit: Michael Combs
    Judge Comment: Important story with a great incorporation of national and local data
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Southwestern College-The Sun
    Entry Title: Frontline Student
    Entry Credit: Ana Paola Olvera
    Judge Comment: Important story of the pandemic as a learning opportunity and not only a burden
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Southwestern College-The Sun
    Entry Title: Party Crashers
    Entry Credit: Karla Luna
    Judge Comment: Great contribution to the OVID-related topic from the perspective of the music industry nicely tied to the student community
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: City College of San Francisco-The Guardsman
    Entry Title: City College Goes Digital
    Entry Credit: Tyler Breisacher
    Judge Comment: Very solid writing for the general news
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: City College of San Francisco-The Guardsman
    Entry Title: COVID-19 Steals Title From Undefeated Rams
    Entry Credit: Meyer Gorelick
    Judge Comment: Good lead! Relevant story for the sports community told from the angle of typical sports reporting