2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Land-Use Reporting ( Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Business Times
    Entry Title: The death of density
    Entry Credit: Laura Waxmann
    Judge Comment: Hands down the best writing in this category. So many outstanding voices are used to tell this important story. Overall, great journalism!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Silicon Valley Business Journal
    Entry Title: Winchesterville
    Entry Credit: Matthew Niksa, Jody Meacham
    Judge Comment: Solid reporting and outstanding graphics explain the important economic impact of Winchesterville.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Ark
    Entry Title: "Harbormaster works to restore order out on Richardson Bay"
    Entry Credit: Gretchen Lang
    Judge Comment: Wonderfully descriptive writing and reporting. More voices from displaced anchor-outs may have elevated this piece.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Petaluma Argus-Courier
    Entry Title: Corona Road Station
    Entry Credit: Kathryn Palmer
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Silicon Valley Business Journal
    Entry Title: Future of Downtown San Jose
    Entry Credit: Matthew Niksa, Cromwell Schubarth, Jody Meacham, Katie Lauer
    Judge Comment: None