2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Open-In-Depth Reporting ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & under,Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: A Toxic Secret Lurks in Deep Sea
    Entry Credit: Rosanna Xia
    Judge Comment: The investigative work that went into this piece is a public service and a crucial reminder that each environmental decision impacts us for generations. The findings of dumping practices that Rosanna Xia presented are shocking. Additionally, they are a testament to why investigative journalism is a crucial keystone to environmental accountability and best practices.