2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Open-Investigative Reporting ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000,Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000,Weeklies: 4,300 & under,Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under) 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: None
  • Place Name: Second 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: None
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
    Entry Title: Ontario-Montclair school chief gets 22 weeks of leave a year, cashes it out to become state’s top paid
    Entry Credit: Jason Henry
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Palo Alto Weekly
    Entry Title: Searching for their father's killer
    Entry Credit: Sue Dremann, Linda Taaffe
    Judge Comment: None
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Claremont Courier
    Entry Title: Gaming the System
    Entry Credit: Mick Rhodes
    Judge Comment: None