2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Business News ( Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Fresno Bee
    Entry Title: Injuries at Fresno’s Amazon warehouse double California’s industry average
    Entry Credit: Manuela Tobias
    Judge Comment: This reporter noticed an unusually high number of injuries and dug deep. An in-depth report with many interviews that are not always easy to get.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Businesses fight back (April 5, 2020)
    Entry Credit: Bill Swindell
    Judge Comment: A unique angle on the many challenges facing business owners during the pandemic.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Tribune
    Entry Title: Homebuyers streaming to SLO County in a pandemic — pushing prices to record highs
    Entry Credit: Nick Wilson, Kathe Tanner, Laura Dickinson
    Judge Comment: The real estate market is booming during the pandemic?this story explores one of the many reasons on why that is.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Dealing with Debt (Oct. 25, 2020)
    Entry Credit: Mary Fricker
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Napa Valley Register
    Entry Title: Napa’s youngest financial advisor forges path to new career
    Entry Credit: Jennifer Huffman
    Judge Comment: None