2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

News Photo ( Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Bakersfield Californian
    Entry Title: A devastating fire at Tina Marie's
    Entry Credit: Alex Horvath
    Judge Comment: The vertical framing and use of light capture the destruction and loss to the fabric of a community.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Daily Pilot
    Entry Title: Prayer for Kobe
    Entry Credit: Don Leach
    Judge Comment: The photo captures a solemn moment with a pleasing visual symmetry.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Modesto Bee
    Entry Title: Someone to look over you
    Entry Credit: Andy Alfaro
    Judge Comment: A nice combination of a familiar religious icon with an of-the-moment figure - together they tell a story of this moment in time.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Fresno Bee
    Entry Title: Creek Fire leaves road near Shaver Lake an apocalyptic landscape
    Entry Credit: Eric Zamora
    Judge Comment: Effectively encapsulates the devastating aftermath of wildfires.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Desert Sun
    Entry Title: Desert Sun: COVID-19 testing in Calexico
    Entry Credit: Omar Ornelas
    Judge Comment: The forbidding sky highlights the seriousness of the pandemic and the work of the medical staff pictured.