2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

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  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Pajaronian
    Entry Title: Planes collide over Watsonville Municipal Airport
    Entry Credit: Tarmo Hannula, Erik Chalhoub, Hon Truong, Todd Guild, Dan Pulcrano
    Judge Comment: The winner of this contest, 'Planes Collide' his all of the markers. The story was well written, attention grabbing, had headlines that aligned with the contents of the story and pictures that grabbed our attention! Congratulations.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Ark
    Entry Title: Tiburon police sergeant dies in apparent suicide at station
    Entry Credit: Deirdre McCrohan, Kevin Hessel, Katherine Martine
    Judge Comment: Second place, 'Tiburon Police...' was well written and had all the markers necessary to draw us in as readers. It includes an emotional reaction, a picture an an appropriate headline for a story that is sad and yet compassionate.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Ark
    Entry Title: Police investigate antisemitic fliers distributed in Tiburon
    Entry Credit: Shayne Jones
    Judge Comment: None
  • Competition Comment: The winner of this contest, 'Planes Collide' his all of the markers. The story was well written, attention grabbing, had headlines that aligned with the contents of the story and pictures that grabbed our attention! Congratulations.