2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic-Fallout ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Silicon Valley Business Journal
    Entry Title: Small Business, Big Mission: The Silicon Valley Story
    Entry Credit: Silicon Valley Business Journal
    Judge Comment: Incredible project that captures the struggles and successes of businesses during the pandemic. Strong storytelling and critical community reporting.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Petaluma Argus-Courier
    Entry Title: COVID in Petaluma
    Entry Credit: Kathryn Palmer
    Judge Comment: Engaging and well written, these stories expertly show the impact of the pandemic on people and businesses.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Morgan Hill Times
    Entry Title: Morgan Hill Times, Covid-19 pandemic coverage
    Entry Credit: Michael Moore, Erik Chalhoub, Emanuel Lee
    Judge Comment: Strong community reporting. Stories are clearly written and provide much needed information.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Business Journal
    Entry Title: Southeast Asian farmers face total loss in Covid fallout
    Entry Credit: Donald Promnitz
    Judge Comment: Important story that provides critical insight into how the pandemic is impacting Southeast Asian farmers. Good details and strong story telling.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: North Bay Business Journal
    Entry Title: Bookstores cope with virus storyline
    Entry Credit: Susan Wood
    Judge Comment: Strong community reporting highlighting the impact COVID-19 has had on bookstores.