2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Business and the Economy ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Observer Newspapers
    Entry Title: Black Women Businesses
    Entry Credit: Larry Lee
    Judge Comment: This story made good use of data, and also of human voices and anecdotes to tell an important story.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Salinas Californian
    Entry Title: First Indigenous-owned barbershop opens in Salinas
    Entry Credit: David Rodriguez
    Judge Comment: This was a well-told story from a different part of the economy than we usually focus on in the business section.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: San Quentin News
    Entry Title: Prisoners feel pinch of skyrocketing prices
    Entry Credit: C.K. Gerhartsreiter
    Judge Comment: There's been a lot written about inflation. This story made good use of data and detail to tell the unique story about how it's effecting this publication's readership.
  • Competition Comment: None