2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Editorial Cartoon ( Dailies: 15,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Marin Independent Journal
    Entry Title: History of racism in Marin not far below surface
    Entry Credit: George Russell
    Judge Comment: Dark but extremely effective. Powerful art with strong lines; overall style underlines the irony.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Marin Independent Journal
    Entry Title: Marin County a shield for renters at risk during virus shutdown
    Entry Credit: George Russell
    Judge Comment: Simple concept neatly captures both the problem itself and the sense that is rapidly getting worse and requires emergency action. Drawings of the figures capture real empathy.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Napa Valley Register
    Entry Title: Roberto's Napa Social Distance
    Entry Credit: Roberto Tinoco
    Judge Comment: An original take on this situation, which is hard to find. Also made me laugh out loud.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Napa Valley Register
    Entry Title: Roberto's Napa Smoke Taint
    Entry Credit: Roberto Tinoco
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Napa Valley Register
    Entry Title: Robertos Napa Halloween
    Entry Credit: Roberto Tinoco
    Judge Comment: None