KHSD Journalism Day and Awards

Local television, print, and photojournalists were invited as guest speakers. Each professional shared their stories about how they became journalists, the schooling involved, the job challenges, some of their most memorable moments, and what day-to-day operations are like working in a newsroom. They also learned more about how journalism is changing with advances in technology.

The event concluded with awards given in print and broadcast categories. The winners were:

Front page

1st Place - Ridgeview Edition one

2nd Place - Ridgeview Edition two

3rd Place - Centennial



1st Place - Ridgeview Football players lined up

2nd Place - Ridgeview Football action shot

3rd Place - Ridgeview Wrestling



1st Place – East High/ Story about Mr. Atwater

2nd Place – South High/ Full Newscast

3rd Place - Ridgeview Virtual Enterprise

Honorable mention: East Mental health story



1st Place - Ridgeview (Melissa Reyes’ sexual assault story)

2nd Place - Centennial Oceano

3rd Place - Ridgeview Samantha Trujillo (Pandemic effect on athletes)

Honorable mention: BHS Covid crowding



1st Place - BHS - Librarian feature

2nd Place - Centennial - Golden Hawk Business

3rd Place - Kern Valley - Christmas Favorites

Honorable mention:  Ghada Akroush spotlight



1st Place - Ridgeview - Girl’s soccer team

2nd Place - Centennial - Conquering your injury

3rd Place - Ridgeview - Boy’s wrestling team