2022 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Coverage of the Environment ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 400,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Repowering the West
    Entry Credit: Los Angeles Times Staff
    Judge Comment: Incredible reporting. The writing, video, graphics explain so much about this historic energy transition. It will help guide future decisions. Thank you.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: CalMatters
    Entry Title: California's water issues
    Entry Credit: Rachel Becker
    Judge Comment: This reporting provides so much context that it is actually a road map to helping fix some of our most vexing issues. The graphics are extremely informative as well. The reporter provides all this information while at the same time telling compelling stories. Thank you.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: The Colorado River crisis
    Entry Credit: Ian James, Luis Sinco, Albert Brave Tiger Lee
    Judge Comment: This is an excellent series that provides an essential view of this critical water source. The personal experiences shared through this reporting remind us what is at stake for so many. Thank you.
  • Competition Comment: All of the reporting, videos and graphics included in these articles are essential to understanding this historic moment for our planet, explaining what is happening at the macro and micro levels and, in some cases, describing solutions. I subscribe to the LA Times, but somehow missed the remarkable "Repowering the West" series. We all need to do an even better job of sharing these important stories with more people. Thank you for the privilege of participating in this CNPA showcase of fabulous reporting from every single entrant.