2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Editorial Comment ( Weeklies: 4,300 & under) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Lincoln News Messenger
    Entry Title: Our View: Everyone should be respected for who they are
    Entry Credit: Carol Feineman
    Judge Comment: This editorial was very well written and highlighted issues that are extremely important.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Half Moon Bay Review
    Entry Title: Sad case of SAL comes to unsatisfying end
    Entry Credit: Clay Lambert
    Judge Comment: An extremely strong piece that raised essential questions.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Ojai Valley News
    Entry Title: Flip your housing standards
    Entry Credit: Laura Rearwin Ward
    Judge Comment: This editorial clearly discussed a complicated subject.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: St. Helena Star
    Entry Title: Our take on the UVDS/landfill situation
    Entry Credit: Jesse Duarte, St. Helena Star editorial board
    Judge Comment: The proactive investigation into this subject strongly enhanced this editorial.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Trinity Journal
    Entry Title: County water stance shouldn't be a secret
    Entry Credit: Wayne Agner
    Judge Comment: Excellent writing, well-focused approach.