2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Coverage of Youth and Education ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Good Times
    Entry Title: Snatch and Grab
    Entry Credit: Todd Guild
    Judge Comment: Visceral reporting. Firsthand accounts from kids' friends well-balanced with views from experts.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Monterey County Weekly
    Entry Title: The culture wars in local school boards
    Entry Credit: Sara Rubin
    Judge Comment: Informative breakdown of local political divides even in deep-blue California. All quotes put into proper context to fully illuminate issue
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Salinas Californian
    Entry Title: Parents, teachers drive long hours to get Monterey County youth educated
    Entry Credit: David Rodriguez
    Judge Comment: Fascinating angle on pandemic and post-pandemic learning. Parents' motivations really came through
  • Competition Comment: None