2020 California Journalism Awards - Campus Division

Writing ( 2-Year Colleges)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Southwestern College-The Sun
    Entry Title: Acres of the Dead
    Entry Credit: Julia Woock
    Judge Comment: Very fine writing here. Good photo, also by the reporter. As good as anything you'd see in a metropolitan newspaper.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: City College of San Francisco-The Guardsman
    Entry Title: Into The World of Dr. Seuss
    Entry Credit: Elizabeth Lopez
    Judge Comment: Interesting feature. I never lost interest in it. Gave me good background on the late author.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Rosa Junior College-The Oak Leaf
    Entry Title: Zoombombing
    Entry Credit: Lauren Spates
    Judge Comment: I had heard of Zoombombing; wasn't aware of how pervasive it was. This is a good news story.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Diablo Valley College-The Inquirer
    Entry Title: College District in Disarray: Senates Pledge No Confidence Vote on Governing Board Ahead of Chancellor Nomination and Accreditation Review
    Entry Credit: Cheasanee Hetherington, Sarah Bergman, Pavlina Markova
    Judge Comment: Complex news story made easy to understand.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: City College of San Francisco-The Guardsman
    Entry Title: The Impossible Puzzle: Gianrico Pierucci’s Three-Year Quest to Uncover America’s Most Notorious Serial Killer
    Entry Credit: Kaiyo Funaki
    Judge Comment: Good work. I would have liked it to have been a little longer.