2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Enterprise News Story or Series ( Weeklies: 4,300 & under) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Clara Weekly
    Entry Title: Westfield's Parking Plan Leads to Data Privacy Questions
    Entry Credit: Erika Towne
    Judge Comment: This was a nice consumer protection piece about data privacy with the unusual wrinkle of it involving parking security. The reporter clearly lays out the legal ramifications and both sides of the issue. A nice, succinct story.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Clara Weekly
    Entry Title: Valley Fair Employees Picket Over Parking Fees
    Entry Credit: Erika Towne
    Judge Comment: An interesting story about the ongoing dispute between a mall and its employees that are charged to park there. I appreciated the balanced coverage and finding such a quotable primary source.
  • Competition Comment: Enterprise journalism can be difficult to define, and it seems like several of the entrants to this category did not understand the eligibility requirements.