2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

News Photo ( Dailies: 50,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Vigil on the Gaza Strip
    Entry Credit: Marcus Yam
    Judge Comment: Gorgeous color and composition. Visually stunning. Moonlight effect on patterned tapestries and wreckage illustrates conflict of home & peace vs. war.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Orange County Register
    Entry Title: Grieving family
    Entry Credit: Leonard Ortiz
    Judge Comment: This captures myriad reactions of shock, grief, and loss felt by a family in crisis.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: On the West Bank
    Entry Credit: Marcus Yam
    Judge Comment: Riveting to see a young boy in pain being carried away from danger. This elicits a sense of of despair that comes from unending violence with no lasting peace.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Chronicle
    Entry Title: San Francisco Chronicle: COVID and the Elderly
    Entry Credit: Gabrielle Lurie
    Judge Comment: Stark illustration of the frailty of some of COVID's most vulnerable victims. the fragile
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Orange County Register
    Entry Title: Mariachi in the hospital
    Entry Credit: Paul Bersebach
    Judge Comment: A sweet moment stolen from the heartbreaking devastation of a pandemic.