2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Business and the Economy ( Dailies: 15,000 & under) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Tribune
    Entry Title: Why is your favorite SLO County restaurant closed on a Tuesday? Probably not enough staff
    Entry Credit: Kaytlyn Leslie
    Judge Comment: A thoroughly sourced, colorful explainer piece for a period of novel uncertainty for people who like to eat out.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Cruz Sentinel
    Entry Title: Ownership of iconic Kelly’s French Bakery changes hands
    Entry Credit: Aric Sleeper, Shmuel Thaler
    Judge Comment: A great business succession story that delves into the history and motivation of the players.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Tribune
    Entry Title: Jack Ranch Cafe closing at James Dean memorial in SLO County. ‘It’s time to leave’
    Entry Credit: Kaytlyn Leslie, Laura Dickinson
    Judge Comment: A great touch to go to the diner and interview the customers. Adds color to an already colorful topic.
  • Competition Comment: None