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Applying for California JOY? Take a look at last year’s submissions

If you’re thinking about participating in California’s Journalist of the Year contest, take a look at the portfolios below, which were submitted to the 2016 and 2015 contests.

This is a partial listing; portfolios containing personal information, such as recommendations and grade transcripts, are not included here. Portfolios are in alphabetical order by last name.

2016 portfolios

Kellen Browning, Davis Senior High School, Davis (1st place)

Alina Abidi, Monta Vista High School, Cupertino (2nd place)

Shawna Chen, Gunn High School, Palo Alto

Hannah Holzer, Granite Bay High School, Granite Bay 

2015 portfolios

Jackson Brook, Palo Alto High School, Palo Alto (1st place)

Katie Freeman, Summerville Union High, Tuolomne

Michelle Min, Sage Hill High School, Newport Beach

Colleen Vivaldi, Granite Bay High School, Granite Bay


Photo: Michelle Min’s “action photo” showed her in mid-report on a story. Photo credit: Kellen Ochi.


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