2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Youth and Education ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Palo Alto Weekly
    Entry Title: School reopenings package
    Entry Credit: Elena Kadvany
    Judge Comment: Really incredible reporting package here with strong, clear and compelling writing highlighting a spectrum of issues and interests surrounding school closures and reopenings.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Barbara Independent
    Entry Title: Teaching Pods Land Among Some Santa Barbara Schoolchildren
    Entry Credit: Delaney Smith
    Judge Comment: Delaney's conversational voice is a joy to read on wonderfully reported piece that captures the difficult position faced by parents and educators.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Thousand Oaks Acorn
    Entry Title: Finding a way through gender issues
    Entry Credit: Dawn Megli
    Judge Comment: Beautiful story about Harper and the support and activism of her family, with context about the status of education and acceptance within the district. Great work.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Metro Silicon Valley
    Entry Title: Teachers Demand Reimbursement for Sudden Shift to Online Learning
    Entry Credit: Grace Hase
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: San Quentin News
    Entry Title: Storytellers polish their craft through the San Quentin News Journalism Guild
    Entry Credit: Anthony Manuel Caravalho
    Judge Comment: None