2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Breaking News ( Dailies: 50,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Orange County Oil Spill
    Entry Credit: Los Angeles Times Staff
    Judge Comment: Timely stories that covered all the angles of the oil spill, from local reactions to the oil company's troubled past.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Mercury News/East Bay Times
    Entry Title: Mass Shooting at San Jose VTA Rail Yard
    Entry Credit: Staff
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The San Diego Union-Tribune
    Entry Title: 3 killed, dozens hurt in smuggling boat crash
    Entry Credit: David Hernandez, Karen Kucher, Kristina Davis, Wendy Fry
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The San Diego Union-Tribune
    Entry Title: Plane crash in Santee neighborhood kills 2
    Entry Credit: David Hernandez, Teri Figueroa, Karen Kucher, Alex Riggins
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Orange County Register
    Entry Title: Oil spill off coast of Orange County
    Entry Credit: Staff
    Judge Comment: None