The California News Publishers Association identified The Sacramento Bee with a lot more than two dozen awards in its once-a-year ceremony past month, honoring the newspaper for its print and digital journalism achievements in 2021.
The Bee earned 27 complete best-5 finishes from CNPA, together with to start with location in 4 print journalism groups, and swept the prime three destinations for profile tales by big each day print publications.
Capitol Bureau reporter Sophia Bollag gained 1st prize for a deep dive on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s struggle with dyslexia. Breaking information reporter Michael McGough took next location for a story about an El Dorado County political appointee who posed for photographs with a team of Proud Boys even though dressed as Santa. And Point out Worker reporter Wes Venteicher gained 3rd for a profile on controversial, embattled union president Richard Louis Brown.
Reporters Jason Pohl and Sawsan Morrar alongside with visible journalist Renée C. Byer gained 1st-spot honors for protection of youth and training by day by day newspapers with massive circulation, for their spectacular and emotional account of Sacramento college students stranded in Afghanistan amid last year’s withdrawal of U.S. troops.
“From the first paragraph, this story captures the