2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Feature Story ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Pleasanton Weekly
    Entry Title: Hiking from Fremont to Livermore
    Entry Credit: Kate Bradshaw
    Judge Comment: Kate Bradshaw's first-person hiking writing is deliciously fresh and funny. The expert guide at the end is welcomed and thorough. The idea itself is a home-run as we expanded our COVID cocoons. Thanks, Kate for the fun read and photos.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Business Journal
    Entry Title: More than Fresno Famous: How the nightcrawler captured the world's imagination
    Entry Credit: Frank Lopez
    Judge Comment: Frank Lopez riffs on the origin of the Fresno Nightcrawler and how the world has embraced this new legend. Layout and image selection are top-notch, too.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: North Bay Business Journal
    Entry Title: These California Wine Country tours go beyond the grave
    Entry Credit: Cheryl Sarfaty
    Judge Comment: Cheryl Sarfaty's look at cemeteries as parks with public art is fascinating and inviting. Read this and you'll never view a cemetery the same again.
  • Competition Comment: None