2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Editorial Comment ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Sonoma Index-Tribune
    Entry Title: Pandemic has fueled some unhealthy habits
    Entry Credit: Emily Charrier
    Judge Comment: Very well written and informative with reliable statistics from the Rand Corporation and Harvard Health. This piece highlights a very important and devastating by-product of the lockdowns. Might there have been a better way?
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Petaluma Argus-Courier
    Entry Title: Give your favorite pothole a name
    Entry Credit: Argus-Courier Editorial Board
    Judge Comment: This piece was well-written, fun to read and brought attention to an everyday issue with our aging roads.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Sun-Gazette
    Entry Title: Trump's rioters live in the wrong world
    Entry Credit: Paul Myers
    Judge Comment: This piece was well-written, but had no balance at all.