2022 California Journalism Awards - Digital Division

Newsletter ( Monthly Unique Visitors: 100,001-400,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Barbara Independent
    Entry Title: Full Belly Files
    Entry Credit: Matt Kettmann
    Judge Comment: Readers walk away getting insights not just about Santa Barbara food and drink news, but also the perspective and day-to-day life of a longtime local journalist navigating the regional food scene. Matt's voice shines through, and his personable tone and tidbits about his life help engage the reader.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Long Beach Post
    Entry Title: Civically Speaking Newsletter
    Entry Credit: Jason Ruiz
    Judge Comment: Appreciate the humorous, light tone this newsletter brings to city politics writing, which can be rife with dense material and government jargon.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Long Beach Post
    Entry Title: Doing Good in the LBC
    Entry Credit: Tess Kazenoff
    Judge Comment: Unique concept for a newsletter; appreciate the idea of highlighting organizations doing good in the community and opportunities for individuals to give back and using the newsletter to resolve a coverage issue.
  • Competition Comment: None