2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Protests and Racial Justice-Photo ( Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Press-Enterprise
    Entry Title: Confrontation
    Entry Credit: Cindy Yamanaka
    Judge Comment: Strong visual impact, with excellent framing and technical quality. Tells a story through the emotions on subjects faces and puts the reader in the midst of the moment.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Daily Pilot
    Entry Title: A Fist for Racial Justice
    Entry Credit: Don Leach
    Judge Comment: Excellent visual impact, framing and technical quality. Captures the emotion of the protestors, even with masks on, and has great scene-setting of the broader protest underway.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Daily News
    Entry Title: Run for cover
    Entry Credit: David Crane
    Judge Comment: Strong visual impact, framing and technical quality capturing a chaotic moment and the raw emotions it sparked.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Standoff
    Entry Credit: Kent Porter
    Judge Comment: Powerful image that makes the viewer want to know what happened next.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Fresno Bee
    Entry Title: Fresno celebrates Black Lives Matter Day with street painting, chalk art
    Entry Credit: Craig Kohlruss
    Judge Comment: Nice, sharp overhead image capturing the scale of the communitywide effort, with framing giving it a sense of place.