In recent years, the Daily Cal has earned dozens of awards on a regional and national level for its comprehensive and high-quality coverage of UC Berkeley, the city of Berkeley and the entire UC system. Below is a partial list of awards earned by the Daily Cal this past year.

California News Publishers Association – 2019
General Excellence – 2nd Place
Soofie Motamedi, Sakura Cannestra, Kaitlan Tseng (Editorial Upper Management)
Writing Section – 2nd Place
Revati Thatte (“Pay Attention to Santa Rita Jail” editorial)
Profile Story – 2nd Place
Surina Khurana (“Trey Turner III: Family is ‘forever united’”)
Column – 1st Place
Vyoma Raman (“Pee Math”, “Rain, rain, go away”)
Sports Game Story – 1st Place
Emily Ohman (“The Axe is back: Cal beats Stanford for 1st time in decade”)
Feature Photo – 1st Place
Sam Albillo (“Fight Until The End”)
Feature Photo – 2nd Place
Ireland Wagner (“Run It Back”)
Sports Action Photo – 2nd Place
Ireland Wagner (“Never say die: Inside Cal’s 2019 season”)
California College Media Association – 2019
Best Newspaper – 1st place
Soofie Motamedi, Sakura Cannestra, Kaitlan Tseng
Best Overall Newspaper Design – 1st place
Helen Xu, Courtney Le, Kaitlan Tseng + Summer/Fall 2019 Design Team
Best Infographic- 1st place
Jazmine Solorzano
Best Newspaper Column – 2nd place
Vyoma Raman
Best Breaking News Story – 2nd place
Maya Eliahou