2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Enterprise News Story or Series ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Black Voice News
    Entry Title: Starting Over - The Right to Parent Our Children
    Entry Credit: Breanna Reeves, Chuck Bibbs
    Judge Comment: Thank you for this thoughtful, well-written, nicely formed in creative manner article on an important and timely issue. You tackled this in a unique manner which increased its likely impact on readers. Congrats.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: North Bay Business Journal
    Entry Title: Big Marin County Ponzi scheme brings investor lawsuit against bank
    Entry Credit: Susan Wood
    Judge Comment: This was a nice pair of stories on a unique topic and the impact on one local woman; but also including information about a local bank that was involved. A bit more creativity and new story-telling formats would have led to possibly achieving a higher finish.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: North Bay Business Journal
    Entry Title: Pursuit of more North Coast geothermal power as a lifeline for California
    Entry Credit: Jeff Quackenbush
    Judge Comment: Very interesting and informative topic; well-written article that kept me through til the end. Thank you and keep up the good work.
  • Competition Comment: There were a few misplaced entries in this category that did not meet category criteria listed in contest manual. That said, all of the entries save one were nice journalism and reporting. The top three were examples of nice writing that flowed; creative ways of telling the story; issues that had an impact and were relevant to readers; and were both informative and well-researched. Thanks to all the entrants; keep up the good work and journalism for your communities.