2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Editorial Cartoon ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Half Moon Bay Review
    Entry Title: Thankszooming
    Entry Credit: Marc Hershon
    Judge Comment: This one stood out with very interesting artwork and a topic we could all relate to. The multiple panels worked well.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Half Moon Bay Review
    Entry Title: Really?
    Entry Credit: Marc Hershon
    Judge Comment: The use of white space actually helped the subjects stand out in another topically-relevant cartoon. Simple humor drove the point home.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Petaluma Argus-Courier
    Entry Title: Historic Debate
    Entry Credit: Pete McDonnell
    Judge Comment: Clever idea and nice artwork. Well-executed.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: St. Helena Star
    Entry Title: Greta Ericson arrives in heaven
    Entry Credit: Joan Martens
    Judge Comment: Very sweet tribute to the former mayor of St. Helena. Liked the whimsical artwork.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: St. Helena Star
    Entry Title: New Year's Resolutions
    Entry Credit: Joan Martens
    Judge Comment: Fun and a quick read with the two panels. Again, something we can all relate to.