2020 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Wildfire Photo ( Dailies: 50,001 & over)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Readying to Fight the Bobcat Fire
    Entry Credit: Robert Gauthier
    Judge Comment: This captured the vast size of the fight with beautiful light and composition.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Sacramento Bee
    Entry Title: All is lost
    Entry Credit: Paul Kitagaki Jr.
    Judge Comment: This was the best representation of the emotional loss from the fires in this category.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: San Francisco Chronicle: Orange Sky
    Entry Credit: Jessica Christian
    Judge Comment: Everyone in California looked at the sky that season, this was a beautiful composition and eerie light.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Sacramento Bee
    Entry Title: Chateau aflame
    Entry Credit: Daniel Kim
    Judge Comment: Something that looked invincible is shown to be vulnerable in this era of large firestorms.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Spooked by the fire
    Entry Credit: Irfan Khan
    Judge Comment: Beautiful light and composition conveying danger nearby.