2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

In-Depth Reporting ( Dailies: 50,001 & over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Legal Weed, Broken Promises
    Entry Credit: Los Angeles Times Staff
    Judge Comment: Comprehensive, exhaustive reporting. Well written. Great use of satellite imagery to map the cannibis grow houses throughout the region.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Mercury News/East Bay Times
    Entry Title: Homelessness in the Bay Area
    Entry Credit: Marisa Kendall
    Judge Comment: Haunting portrait of the homeless crisis in the Bay Area. Excellent reporting and sensitive storytelling.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Los Angeles Times
    Entry Title: Who Really Runs Anaheim
    Entry Credit: Adam Elmahrek, Nathan Fenno, Gabriel San Román, Bill Bill Shaikin
    Judge Comment: Top-notch investigative work on who really runs Anaheim.
  • Competition Comment: Excellent overall entrants. The cannabis entry from the LA Times stood out.