2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Breaking News ( Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Ventura County Star
    Entry Title: 'The worst trauma I've ever been in:' Bee attack victim speaks out
    Entry Credit: Jeremy Childs
    Judge Comment: Very impressive work in a breaking news situation.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Bakersfield Californian
    Entry Title: 'A titan within law enforcement': Responding deputy among 5 killed during apparent domestic violence incident in Wasco
    Entry Credit: Ishani Desai, Sam Morgen, John Cox
    Judge Comment: Having multiple journalists available to report on a single story results in a very good project. I'm a bit jealous of that kind of newsroom.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Ventura County Star
    Entry Title: Simi Valley police shoot woman reportedly armed with knife
    Entry Credit: Jeremy Childs
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Great white shark attack injures surfer on Sonoma Coast
    Entry Credit: Matt Pera
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Drownings claim four lives on North Coast over weekend
    Entry Credit: Mary Callahan, Kent Porter
    Judge Comment: None