2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Columns ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Pacific Sun
    Entry Title: Nikki Silverstein
    Entry Credit: Nikki Silverstein
    Judge Comment: Compelling writing along with top-notch reporting make this submission the clear winner in the category.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Palos Verdes Peninsula News
    Entry Title: Loneliness never felt so good
    Entry Credit: Jean Shriver
    Judge Comment: Well written and endearing, the columns connect with the audience, giving a real sense of community to the publication.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Metro Silicon Valley
    Entry Title: Local Labor Escaped Reckoning for Earlier Racist Campaigns, Ben Folds
    Entry Credit: Dan Pulcrano
    Judge Comment: Well written and hard hitting, the columns take a compelling look at local politics, warts and all.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Thousand Oaks Acorn
    Entry Title: Coronavirus + BLM
    Entry Credit: Eliav Appelbaum
    Judge Comment: Conversational tone and interesting topics make these entries worthy of recognition.