2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Health Coverage ( Weeklies: 4,300 & under) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Ark
    Entry Title: ‘A silent partner inside your body’
    Entry Credit: Deirdre McCrohan
    Judge Comment: "A silent partner inside your body" gives compelling insight into one woman's journey living with long COVID. The article's writing and storytelling is well done.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Ark
    Entry Title: Local agencies are building mental-health assistance for firefighters
    Entry Credit: Katherine Martine
    Judge Comment: "Local agencies are building mental-health assistance for firefighters" highlights the immense challenges being faced by first responders and how therapy dogs like Kerith play a role in providing them with support in an effective, easy-to-read way.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Trinity Journal
    Entry Title: Fentanyl causes...; Sister speaks...; One man's story
    Entry Credit: Tony Reed
    Judge Comment: This series submission covers various aspects of the fentanyl crisis with thorough reporting and important information.
  • Competition Comment: None