2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Fallout ( Dailies: 15,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Napa Valley Register
    Entry Title: Facing staggering losses, Napa's hospitality and service sectors discover insurers won't pay
    Entry Credit: Sarah Klearman
    Judge Comment: There is a real "next level" element to this angle. Insightful take on an overlooked story, great reporting.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Marin Independent Journal
    Entry Title: Pandemic intensifies poverty in Marin's Latino community
    Entry Credit: Lorenzo Morotti
    Judge Comment: Excellent, genuinely moving human interest angle highlighted by solid writing.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Monterey Herald
    Entry Title: Hospitality industry faces a bleaker holiday season
    Entry Credit: James Herrera
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Napa Valley Register
    Entry Title: COVID-19 could permanently reshape the business of wine in Napa Valley
    Entry Credit: Sarah Klearman
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Cruz Sentinel
    Entry Title: Activists draw shelter battle lines
    Entry Credit: Jessica A. York
    Judge Comment: None