2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Photojournalism ( Dailies: 50,001 & over,Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000,Dailies: 15,000 & under) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Cruz Sentinel
    Entry Title: Photojournalism of Shmuel Thaler for the Santa Cruz Sentinel in 2022
    Entry Credit: Shmuel Thaler
    Judge Comment: Stunning, impactful, unforgettable images that told a variety of stories in a range of environments.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The San Diego Union-Tribune
    Entry Title: The San Diego Union-Tribune
    Entry Credit: U-T Staff and Freelance Photojournalists
    Judge Comment: Capturing the emotion of the moment enhanced the storytelling, great work!
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Year in Photos 2022
    Entry Credit: Christopher Chung, John Burgess, Kent Porter, Beth Schlanker, Chad Surmick
    Judge Comment: Impressive range of images, great depth of color on some photos.
  • Competition Comment: California is fortunate to have so many extremely talented newspaper photographers, as evidenced by their work submitted for this contest. The body of work submitted by all the newspapers was impressive.