2020 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Land-Use Reporting ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Capital & Main
    Entry Title: Homeless Moms Seize Houses as Coronavirus Rages
    Entry Credit: Steve Appleford
    Judge Comment: Excellent reporting; great use of quotes and the right nonjudgmental tone.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Capital & Main
    Entry Title: Can Lawsuit Force Clovis to Roll Out Welcome Mat to Low Income Renters?
    Entry Credit: Robin Urevich
    Judge Comment: Terrific use of statistical data to support story.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Pleasanton Weekly
    Entry Title: Redeveloping downtown Livermore
    Entry Credit: Jeremy Walsh, Ryan Degan
    Judge Comment: A familiar story in many cities and told in a way that gave both sides their due.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Comstock's Magazine
    Entry Title: Protecting Open Land: California Rangeland Trust project places fiscal value on the environmental benefits of ranches
    Entry Credit: Jennifer Junghans
    Judge Comment: A very complex subject told clearly and very well.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Capital & Main
    Entry Title: A Jared Kushner-Connected Company Is Buying an L.A. Mall
    Entry Credit: Jack Ross
    Judge Comment: Great topic though I felt Kushner was a bit overdone.