2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Petaluma Argus-Courier
    Entry Title: A frontline worker's harrowing battle with COVID-19
    Entry Credit: Kathryn Palmer, Crissy Pascual
    Judge Comment: The writer really captured the tone of the story and used wonderful details to put a human face on the pandemic.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Petaluma Argus-Courier
    Entry Title: Record summer school effort looms after pandemic losses
    Entry Credit: Tyler Silvy
    Judge Comment: A well-written and organized story.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: North Bay Business Journal
    Entry Title: Wine Country’s tourism workforce looks for new careers as pandemic shutters opportunities
    Entry Credit: Cheryl Sarfaty
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: La Canada Flintridge Outlook Valley Sun
    Entry Title: “Educators, Students Reflect on Year”
    Entry Credit: Oscar Areliz
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Glendale News-Press
    Entry Title: Love in Pandemic Times: Tying the Knot Takes a Toll
    Entry Credit: Natalie Miranda
    Judge Comment: None