2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Columns ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Monterey County Weekly
    Entry Title: "The Local Spin"
    Entry Credit: Sara Rubin
    Judge Comment: Wonderful use of the medium to bring attention to local issues while adding agreeable commentary. The stories read like a modern voice.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Grunion Gazette
    Entry Title: A Pinch of Salt — Plan For Daylight Saving Sleep, A Freedom Of Speech Tightrope
    Entry Credit: Harry Saltzgaver
    Judge Comment: In just a short story, much is said with Saltzgaver's writing. In the daylight savings column, I appreciated the writer's observations that puts Daylight Savings into perspective.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Grunion Gazette
    Entry Title: Teaching From Home — A Ballpark Day Closer To Normal, Poor Communication Erodes Trust
    Entry Credit: Sharleen Higa
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Grunion Gazette
    Entry Title: About Sports — Live for moment in sports, Win means more when you haven’t
    Entry Credit: Mike Guardabascio
    Judge Comment: None