2020 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Wildfire Feature Coverage ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000,Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: ‘I’m starting over, but this time I’m 72’: Trio of homeowners share loss, hopes for the future after Glass fire
    Entry Credit: Austin Murphy, John Burgess, Chris Chung, Elissa Chudwin, Christian Hupfeld
    Judge Comment: I thought this story caught the essence of this contest.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: A Lightning Fire, A Thunderous Path
    Entry Credit: Matthias Gafni, Lizzie Johnson
    Judge Comment: I thought this story caught the essence of this contest.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Sacramento Bee
    Entry Title: Why California spends billions but can’t control its wildfires
    Entry Credit: Dale Kasler, Ryan Sabalow
    Judge Comment: Thought this was a very informative piece.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: California Health Report
    Entry Title: Disasters Are Driving a Mental Health Crisis
    Entry Credit: Claudia Boyd-Barrett, Dean Russell, Jamie Smith Hopkins
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Palo Alto Weekly
    Entry Title: Meet the evacuated animals of the CZU wildfire
    Entry Credit: Charles Russo
    Judge Comment: None