2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Profile Story ( Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Daniella Segura
    Entry Title: A love affair with a truck, a tragedy, lives saved and a moving tribute: the life and legacy of a Torrance teen
    Entry Credit: Daniella Segura
    Judge Comment: This was a beautifully written and crafted story that held me from the first sentence to the last. Truly a remarkable writing feat. Bravo
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Desert Sun
    Entry Title: Desert Sun: A profile of Lithium Valley and its people
    Entry Credit: Janet Wilson
    Judge Comment: The attention to detail in this nuanced and layered story was marvelous. I could feel the desert heat and taste the dust. Exceptionally well reported
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Press Democrat
    Entry Title: Scientist Daniel Swain, an internet star for the new climate era
    Entry Credit: Austin Murphy
    Judge Comment: I love stories about wunderkinds and this one about Daniel Swain was delightful while telling a more disturbing tale about climate change. Well done
  • Competition Comment: Lots of fine stories here that show good writing is alive and well