2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Business News ( Weeklies: 4,300 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Ark
    Entry Title: "Tiburon Playhouse becomes 'casualty of pandemic'"
    Entry Credit: Deirdre McCrohan
    Judge Comment: Deirdre displays a deep knowledge of the community, going beyond just the most recent news developments to provide the background and history that fully fleshes out the story.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Ark
    Entry Title: "The anchor of Tiburon"
    Entry Credit: Deirdre McCrohan
    Judge Comment: A great read on a local landmark celebrating its 100th anniversary. The history is fascinating.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Ark
    Entry Title: Main Street eating
    Entry Credit: Deirdre McCrohan
    Judge Comment: Deirdre McCrohan earned the top three spots in this category because of her deep reporting that goes beyond the news of the day.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Weekly Calistogan
    Entry Title: Residents, businesses make do with PG&E, private generators
    Entry Credit: Cynthia Sweeney
    Judge Comment: Cynthia provides a solid follow-up story to businesses struggling to maintain operations in the aftermath of the Glass Fire.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Shasta Lake Bulletin
    Entry Title: High Times Magazine Purchases Local Cannabis Businesses
    Entry Credit: Aaron Williams, Ron Harrington
    Judge Comment: This entry is a solid example of a daily business story.