2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Arts & Entertainment Coverage ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & under) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Comstock's Magazine
    Entry Title: Reopening the Capital Region & Are You Ready for the TikTok Challenge?
    Entry Credit: Rachel Leibrock, Jeff Wilser
    Judge Comment: The graphics, layout and photos are all top notch. The stories and headlines are compelling, and I was sucked in to the story of Jared Jones and his TikTok!
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Ark
    Entry Title: The Ark - A&E
    Entry Credit: Ark Staff
    Judge Comment: The photo of the Kicksled Choir on the September issue immediately drew me in! I loved the clean layout, and Robin’s raspberry chicken recipe.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Barbara Independent
    Entry Title: Arts & Entertainment Coverage from September 30 & October 7
    Entry Credit: Charles Donelan
    Judge Comment: I loved the clean layout and pop of color. I was sucked in to Charles Donelan’s review of Tenderly.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Coachella Valley Independent
    Entry Title: Coachella Valley Independent Arts and Entertainment Coverage
    Entry Credit: Staff and contributors
    Judge Comment: The image of the popsicles was eye-catching, and the story behind them was enthralling.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Good Times
    Entry Title: Good Times A&E Coverage: Jan. 13, Jan. 20
    Entry Credit: Steve Palopoli, Kara Brown
    Judge Comment: I loved the utilization of graphics with photography!