Comstock’s stories, designs, photographs and illustrations won awards in 14 categories in the California Journalism Awards, hosted by the California News Publishers Association. Here’s a list of all our awards, with links to the winning content:
- First place for feature story for “Lineage of Success” by Lien Hoang
- First place for inside page layout and design for “Follow Her Lead” by Carly Cornejo
- First place for agricultural reporting for “Promise for New Proteins” by Jennifer Junghans
- First place for coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic for “Vaccination Anticipation” by Jessica Laskey
- Second place for general excellence for Comstock’s
- Second place for artistic photo for “Out of the Spotlight” by Terence Duffy
- Second place for coverage of youth and education for “Virtual Variations” by Laurie Lauletta-Boshart
- Third place illustration for “The Big Fix” by Carly Cornejo
- Third place for coverage of protests and racial justice for “Fighting for Fairness” by Russell Nichols
- Third place for in-depth reporting for “Laying the Groundwork” by Sena Christian
- Third place for enterprise news story or series for “Follow Her Lead”
- Fourth place for special section cover for City of Stockton, McClellan Park and Greater Sacramento by Marissa Lewis
- Fourth place for coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic for “Help for the Helpers” by Sena Christian
- Fourth place for coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic for “Out of the Spotlight” by Marcus Crowder
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