2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Youth and Education ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Sun-Gazette
    Entry Title: VUSD takes control away from charter school
    Entry Credit: Reggie Ellis
    Judge Comment: Lots of reporting on display, a complex story well told.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Petaluma Argus-Courier
    Entry Title: District, teachers at impasse over contract
    Entry Credit: Tyler Silvy
    Judge Comment: Nicely written tale of a classic labor negotiation -- it's about the money.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: San Marino Tribune
    Entry Title: SMHS Class Lets Minds Wander … The Huntington
    Entry Credit: Mitch Lehman
    Judge Comment: Elegantly told story about something other than DEI and masks. Great story, pretty inspirational.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: La Canada Flintridge Outlook Valley Sun
    Entry Title: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Creates Approval, Upheaval Across District
    Entry Credit: Oscar Areliz
    Judge Comment: Great incremental reporting, clear description of events, very straight news reporting.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Glendale News-Press
    Entry Title: Robots’ Mission: Excite Kids’ Interest in Science
    Entry Credit: Zane Hill
    Judge Comment: Interesting topic, good quotes and clear writing.