2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Sports Action Photo ( Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Tribune
    Entry Title: Pismo Beach surfing competition
    Entry Credit: Laura Dickinson
    Judge Comment: A wonderful action photo that stands out. Great composition and color.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Goal Line Stop
    Entry Credit: Kent Porter
    Judge Comment: Great action shot that can say so much about the game.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Pasadena Star-News
    Entry Title: Crowd shot
    Entry Credit: Keith Birmingham
    Judge Comment: A wonderful photo that capture the absurdity of pandemic baseball without fans.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Desert Sun
    Entry Title: Desert Sun: A knockout punch
    Entry Credit: Omar Ornelas
    Judge Comment: One of those shots that not only shows you the story but also makes you feel it.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Daily Pilot
    Entry Title: Tangled Up
    Entry Credit: Don Leach
    Judge Comment: A very solid action photo. Wrestling can be a tough sport to shoot, but this photographer captured a great moment.