2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Investigative Reporting ( Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Institutional Betrayal: Sonoma Academy teacher harassment, school inaction
    Entry Credit: Kaylee Tornay, Martin Espinoza, John Burgess, Elissa Chudwin
    Judge Comment: This work is an example of the best of local investigative journalism. It brings to light and helps end injustice in a community.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Fresno Bee
    Entry Title: Fresno renters face mold, no heat and broken windows. Code enforcement is failing them
    Entry Credit: Cassandra Garibay, Monica Vaughan
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Desert Sun
    Entry Title: Desert Sun: California regulators order oil companies to fix problems. But they can't track compliance
    Entry Credit: Janet Wilson
    Judge Comment: None