2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Public Service Journalism ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: San Francisco Examiner
    Entry Title: A Crisis at Laguna Honda Hospital
    Entry Credit: Sydney Johnson
    Judge Comment: A solid set of reports about a troubled nursing facility and the hazards of forced relocation. Rated high for the critical issues involved and the results the articles generated.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Larchmont Chronicle
    Entry Title: "Giorgio" Homeless Series
    Entry Credit: Helene Seifer
    Judge Comment: This extended occasional series about the homeless man "Georgio" (which turns out not to be his real name) is an involving and close-in look at one partcular homeless person and how he interacts with society and agencies. The evolving articles bring what often seems a generic problem into the level of personal, and brings some understanding and empathy to it.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Salinas Californian
    Entry Title: A Monterey County doctor wanted to help more people. So she learned their language.
    Entry Credit: David Rodriguez
    Judge Comment: None
  • Competition Comment: None