2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Investigative Reporting ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Salinas Californian
    Entry Title: Why did it take a pandemic for Monterey County to remedy inequities in education?
    Entry Credit: David Rodriguez
    Judge Comment: There was some strong work in this category, but no one told the human story as intimately and as detailed as Salinas.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Metro Silicon Valley
    Entry Title: VTA’s Contract Missteps Risk Derailing Diridon Station Project
    Entry Credit: Grace Hase
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Los Cerritos Community News
    Entry Title: Asm. Cristina Garcia Took Thousands From Companies Who Thirst for Central Basin Water Receivership
    Entry Credit: Brian Hews
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Palo Alto Weekly
    Entry Title: Downtown Streets Team executives accused of sexual harassment, creating drinking culture
    Entry Credit: Sue Dremann, Gennady Sheyner
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Metro Silicon Valley
    Entry Title: Incomplete Testing Data Blurs Full Picture of Covid-19 Outbreak
    Entry Credit: Jennifer Wadsworth
    Judge Comment: None