2020 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Columns ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: California Health Report
    Entry Title: Racial Equity Columns
    Entry Credit: Denzel Tongue
    Judge Comment: Exceptionally important columns about the intersection of race and public health. Could not be more timely. Well written and clear.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Milpitas Beat
    Entry Title: Opinion Columns by Eric Shapiro - Entry #1
    Entry Credit: Eric Shapiro
    Judge Comment: Powerful columns that take on the local power structure over homelessness. This is exactly what a local column should be.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Valley Voice
    Entry Title: "From The Publisher's Desk"
    Entry Credit: Joseph Oldenbourg
    Judge Comment: Great local columns about police abuse and protest. Powerfully written, clear, with a strong point. Very impressive.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Capital & Main
    Entry Title: The Heat 2020
    Entry Credit: Judith Lewis Mernit
    Judge Comment: Good job discussing the way climate change is stirring up young voters.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Capital & Main
    Entry Title: Pandemic Nation
    Entry Credit: Mark Kreidler
    Judge Comment: A combination of opinion and reporting tells an important story.