2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Investigative Reporting ( Dailies: 50,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: California Medical Board and Troubled Doctors
    Entry Credit: Kim Christensen, Jack Dolan, Brittny Mejia, Melody Gutierrez
    Judge Comment: Powerful interviews; compelling writing; worthwhile subject matter. All handled well.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Golden Globes Voters in Tumult
    Entry Credit: Stacy Perman, Josh Rottenberg
    Judge Comment: What an interesting glimpse into this seldom-seen portion of an otherwise overexposed world. Interesting details and anecdotes.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Extreme Heat's Deadly Toll
    Entry Credit: Los Angeles Times Staff
    Judge Comment: Great presentation and important topic presented in an accessible way. The article offers a full detailed exploration of the topic, from causes to solutions.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: San Francisco Chronicle: Windsor Mayor Investigation
    Entry Credit: Alexandria Bordas, Cynthia Dizikes
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The San Diego Union-Tribune
    Entry Title: Trip to Tijuana to save money on cosmetic surgery ends in trauma, tragedy for 3 women
    Entry Credit: Wendy Fry
    Judge Comment: None