The Press Club of Cleveland and SBC Ameritech Honor This Year's Excellence in Journalism Winners.
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 21, 2002
Ohio's Best Newspaper, Best Cartoonist, Best Photographer, and Best Columnist are just a few of the awards handed out at this year's 24th annual Excellence in Journalism competition, sponsored by the Press Club of Cleveland and SBC Ameritech.
The competition drew more than 1,200 entries from a variety of daily and non-daily newspapers, radio and television stations, and trade and business publications. Work was submitted across the competition's categories: daily newspaper, non-daily newspaper, new media, radio, television, business publications, trade publications, magazines, print visuals, photography and open print.
Each entry is passed on to a panel of judges comprised of professionals from the following clubs and organizations:
Press Club of Dallas Milwaukee Press Club San Diego Press Club Tulsa Press Club San Francisco Press Club Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis Orange County Press Club Indianapolis Press Club The Press Club of New Orleans Los Angeles Press Club Atlanta Press Club
Nearly 400 photographers, freelance writers, reporters and cartoonists received awards at the event ceremony held at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center, 127 Public Square, on Friday, June 21. Ranked by category, here is a list of this year's winners:
Trade Publications TP-1 Trade Report First "Manufacturing Exchanges" Staff IndustryWeek Second "At the End of the Day, There's No End of the Day" Roger Morton Transportation & Distribution Honorable Mention "State of the Industry" Staff Interior Business TP-2A Personality Profile First "The Mole Man" Brad Harbison Pest Control Technology Second "PCT Leadership-Herb Field" Steve Smith Pest Control Technology Honorable Mention "Watson Rivalry" Matt Reese Ohio's Country Journal TP-2B General First "Unlimited Air Racers: The Ultimate Hot Rods" Dick Medvick, Spencer Medvick and Stephen J. Mraz Machine Design Second "A Hidden River Runs Through It" Larry Aylward Golfdom Honorable Mention "Raising Turkeys on the Range" Kyle Sharp Ohio's Country Journal TP-2C Special Section/Package First "2001 Latin-American Supplement" Brian Taylor and Andrea Vagas Recycling Today Second "Guide to Enterprise Mobile Computing" Staff Frontline Solutions TP-2D Trends First "Into the Future" Nicole Wisniewski Lawn & Landscape First "MEMS and Medicine" Stephen J. Mraz Machine Design Second "Purchasers Charged with Data Harness the Electricity Market" Katherine K. Frisch Government Procurement Second "Bayer's Big Buyout" Dan Moreland Pest Control Technology TP-3 Public Service/Investigative First "Dedication at Douglass" Frank H. Andorka, Jr. Golfdom Second "Arbitration Panels in Cleveland Under Fire" J.P. Finet Ohio Lawyers Weekly TP-4 Departments First "Scanning the Field for Ideas" Stephen J. Mraz Machine Design Second "Rearview" Jodi Dorsch, Karen Angus and Dan Moreland Pest Control Technology Honorable Mention "Finite Element Update" Paul Dvorak Machine Design Print Visuals PV-1A Single Cartoon, Daily Newspapers First "Anthrax Scare" Jim Larrick The Columbus Dispatch Second "Jesse Helms Retires" Jeff Darcy The Plain Dealer PV-1B Single Cartoon, Non-Daily Newspapers First "Sept. 11, 2001" Joe Hoffecker Cincinnati Business Courier PV-1C Single Cartoon, All Other Publications First "Will Work for Fish" Dave Klug Cleveland Magazine PV-2A Single Illustration, Daily Newspapers First "Yasser Arafat, a Marked Man" Jeff Basting The Blade Second "Jazz Fest" Dennis Balogh Akron Beacon Journal Honorable Mention "Jay Leno" Gabe Utasi Cincinnati Enquirer PV-2B Single Illustration, Non-Daily Newspapers First "Acting Battle" Gerry Shamray Sun Newspapers PV-2C Single Illustration, All Other Publications First "Stepping Down" Zachary Pullen Cleveland Magazine Second "Just Another Blessed Day" Michelle Chang Cleveland Magazine Honorable Mention "Registration No Hurdle" Janet Adams and John Lauer Business First of Columbus PV-2D Multiple Illustrations, All Publications First "Quest for Fire" David Aikins Cincinnati Enquirer PV-3A Info Graphics, Daily Newspaper First "Earth Day" Dora Staneff-Cline The Plain Dealer Second "Why Lebron is Legit" Stephen Beard, Bill Kennedy and Tim Rogers The Plain Dealer Honorable Mention "Day of Terror" Staff The Columbus Dispatch PV-3B Info Graphics, Non-Daily Newspaper First "Annexation Quandary" Erin Holl This Week in Pickerington PV-3C Info Graphics, All Other Publications First "Bankruptcy Boom" Don Willis Dayton Business Journal PV-4A Single Page Design, Broadsheets First "Eye Appeal" Ron Huff Cincinnati Enquirer Second "Cold Snap" Amanda Hamann and Dale Omori The Plain Dealer PV-4B Single Page Design, Tabs First "A Lifesaving Responsibility" Karen Angus, Brad Harbison and Dan Moreland Service Technician PV-4C Single Page Design, Magazines First "Cleaning Up Profits" Karen Angus, Jodi Dorsch and Dan Moreland Pest Control Technology Second "Get with the Program" Charlotte Turcotte Lawn & Landscape PV-5A News Front Design, Daily and Non-Daily First "9-12, 9-15, 9-18" Staff Cincinnati Post Second "Terror Page One" Staff The Plain Dealer PV-5B Spread or Multiple Page Design, Broadsheets First "Sue has Arrived" Kathleen Dlabick The Columbus Dispatch Second "Sept. 11, 2001: A Photographic Diary" David Kordalski, Bill Gugliotta & Lisa Griffis The Plain Dealer PV-5C Spread or Multiple Page Design, Tabs First "The Fragility of Life" Sharon Yemich and Dale Omori The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine Second "Coming to America" Sharon Yemich and Lynn Ischay The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine PV-5D Spread or Multiple Page Design, Magazines First "Vanishing Breed" Nickolas Dankovich IndustryWeek Second "Rating the Suburbs" Gary Sluzewski Cleveland Magazine PV-6A Covers: General Circulation and Sunday Magazines First "The Most Interesting People" Gary Sluzewski Cleveland Magazine Second "Let There Be Light" Sharon Yemich, Larry Hamel-Lambert and Brenda Sue Junkin The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine Honorable Mention "Play Ball" Jamie Janos and Gary Sluzewski Cleveland Magazine PV-6B Covers: Business Publications First "2001 Book of Lists" Janet Adams and John Lauer Business First of Columbus Second "2001 Summer Book of Lists" Kevin Cox Business Courier Honorable Mention "Inside Business-May, 20" Robert McGarr Inside Business PV-6C Covers: Trade & Professional Publications First "The Heat is On" Andrea Vagas, Brian Taylor and Dan Sandoval Recycling Today Second "Vanishing Breed" Nickolas Dankovich IndustryWeek Honorable Mention "State of the Industry" Charlotte Turcotte Interior Business Open Print OP-1A General News First "Ground Zero: Three Months Later" Harvey Gittler The Chronicle Telegram Second "Ground Zero" Tom Archdeacon Dayton Daily News Second "Legislature Leaves Public in Dark" Darrel Rowland The Columbus Dispatch Honorable Mention "Meals on Turtles" Laura Putre Cleveland Scene Honorable Mention "Tradition Bakes New Memories" Cliff Radel Cincinnati Enquirer OP-1B Sports First "Battle of Sexes" Rick Noland Medina Gazette Second "Charlie O'Dell" Tom Archdeacon Dayton Daily News OP-1C Business First "The Velvet Hand of Justice" Pete Kotz Cleveland Scene Second "Who Will Lead Us?" Michael D. Roberts Inside Business OP-1D Lifestyle First "Oprah Snub" Karen Sandstrom The Plain Dealer Second "Death in the Family Brings Early Loss of Innocence" Paul Daugherty Cincinnati Enquirer OP-2A Newspaper Headline First "Kosher Pickle" Erich Burnett Cleveland Scene Second "For Sale: Room with a Pew" Chuck Nelson The Columbus Dispatch Honorable Mention "Venus Envy" Mary Ann Whitley The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine OP-2C Headlines-All Other First "Tandemonium" Michael Von Glahn Cleveland Magazine Second "RU READY for a Vanity Plate?" Philip Hartman The Ohio Motorist OP-3A Reviews/Criticism-Single Article First "Old Year's Day" Franklin Soults Cleveland Free Times Second "Pearl Harbor Review" Frank Gabrenya The Columbus Dispatch Honorable Mention "Game Over for Witless 'Tomb Rader'" Margaret A. McGurk Cincinnati Enquirer OP-4A Single Essay First "Flashover Training" Cheryl Rice Lake County Tribune Second "In My Life" Tom O'Neill Cincinnati Enquirer Honorable Mention "Hoopless" David Searls Cleveland Magazine OP-5 Obituary First "A Good Guy Who Loved Worthington" Candy Brooks This Week in Worthington Second "Ted Gregory" Cliff Radel Cincinnati Enquirer Honorable Mention "During Vietnam, Teacher Had Predicted Future Terrorism" Jill Sell Nordonia Hills Sun OP-6A Single Editorial First "It's Time to get Real" John Fox Cincinnati CityBeat Second "Cincinnati's Call to Change" Editorial Staff Cincinnati Enquirer Honorable Mention "Walkerton Stance Doesn't Tell Whole Story" Kyle Sharp Ohio's Country Journal OP-7 Analysis First "OxyCon Job: The Media-Made Oxycontin Drug Scare" Sandeep Kaushik Cleveland Free Times Second "Gay in Columbus" Staff The Columbus Dispatch Honorable Mention "Two Cincinattis" Staff Cincinnati Enquirer OP-8 Technology Writing First "Medium Hides the Message" Chris Seper The Plain Dealer Second "Crash Test" Marc Lefkowitz Inside Business Honorable Mention "Powerhouse" G.M. Donley CWRU Magazine OP-9 Medical/Health Writing First "Tri-State Short on Pharmacists" Andrea Tortora Cincinnati Business Courier Second "Vials of Secrets" John Mangels The Plain Dealer Honorable Mention "Fat City/Cincinnati Diet Series" Peggy O'Farrell Cincinnati Enquirer OP-10 Politics/Government Writing First "Access at City Hall" Doug Caruso The Columbus Dispatch Second "Scrutinizing Paul Brown Stadium" Dan Klepal Cincinnati Enquirer Honorable Mention "What Happened to the Sunshine Law?" Kathy Sak Lake County Tribune OP-11 Election 2001 Coverage First "Election Guide" David Hofmeister Cincinnati Enquirer Second "Behind the Scenes" Michael O'Malley and Olivera Perkins The Plain Dealer Honorable Mention "Being Green" Chris Maag Columbus Monthly Photography AOP-1 General Photo-Single Image First "Cleveland Public Schools" Gus Chan The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine Second "Lost in a Crowd" Lynn Ischay The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine AOP-2 General Photo-Multiple Image First "Steel Town" Mike Levy The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine Second "Sacred Landmarks" Mike Levy The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine AOP-3 Portrait/Personality-Single Photo First "The Truck Stops Here" Jerry Mann Ohio Business Second "Rev. Albert Wagner" Gus Chan The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine AOP-4 Studio Photography-Single Photo First "Let There Be Light" Larry Hamel-Lambert The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine AOP-5 Photo Journalism First "Coming To America" Lynn Ischay The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine Second "Vonda Ward the All American Girl" Gus Chan The Plain Dealer AOP-6 Pictorial First "The Fragility of Life" Dale Omori The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine Second "Winter Wandering" Michael K. Dakota Hudson Monthly Radio R-1 Spot News First "Explosion at the Medina County Fair" Staff NewsRadio WTAM 1100 Second "Medina Fair Explosion" Julie Grant and Kevin Niedermier WKSU-FM R-2 General News First "Parade the Circle" Vivian Goodman WKSU-FM Second "Kent Anti-Mall Rally" Vincent Duffy WKSU-FM Honorable Mention "NewsRadio WTAM 1100" Staff NewsRadio WTAM 1100 R-3 On-going Coverage First "Security Issues" Karen Schaefer 90.3 WCPN ideastream First "Issue 14" Bill Rice 90.3 WCPN ideastream Second "Convicted Murderer: I'm Innocent So Don't Kill Me" Bill Cohen Ohio Public Radio Second "The OSU Riots" WTVN WTVN-AM Honorable Mention "Cincinnati Divided" Mark Heyne, Steve Hirschberg and Ann Thompson WVXU-FM R-4 Public Service First "Shedding Rust-The Steel Culture of Northeast Ohio" David C. Barnett and Mike West 90.3 WCPN ideastream Second "Poverty Solutions" WKSU Newsroom WKSU-FM Second "Tax Holiday-A Good Deal or Just a Shell Game?" Bill Cohen Ohio Public Radio Honorable Mention "The Ozone" Karen Schaefer 90.3 WCPN ideastream R-5 Documentary First "New Work, New Families: America's Juggling Act" WKSU Newsroom WKSU-FM First "Steel Mill Blues" Bill Rice 90.3 WCPN ideastream R-6 Investigative First "What About Dad" Sherry Fisher WTVN-AM Second "Attack Dogs" Vincent Duffy WKSU-FM Second "Hopkins Airport: Takeoff to Turbulence" Harold Mester NewsRadio WTAM 1100 Honorable Mention "Tobacco Sting-Pornography Shock" Greg Saber NewsRadio WTAM 1100 R-7 In-depth Coverage First "Former Gov. James Rhodes: The Master Politician and The Man" Bill Cohen Ohio Public Radio Second "2000 Census Reveals Change in Cleveland's Inner Ring Suburbs" Janet Babin 90.3 WCPN ideastream Honorable Mention "Explosion Sept 12, 2001" Staff NewsRadio WTAM 1100 R-8 Human Interest First "Cadaver Funeral" Vincent Duffy WKSU-FM Second "Ride This Train" David C. Barnett 90.3 WCPN ideastream Honorable Mention "Legacies: Stories from The Second World War" Tom Swope WBKC R-9 Commentary/Analysis/Editorial First "A Firetruck for NYC" David Giffels WKSU-FM Second "Xtreme Bowling" Eric Nuzum WKSU-FM R-10 Use of Sound First "Accordion Convention" Julie Grant WKSU-FM Second "Stream Walk" Vincent Duffy WKSU-FM R-12 Sports Reports/Commentary First "The Streak Stops Here" David C. Barnett 90.3 WCPN ideastream Second "Browns Hire A Coach" Staff NewsRadio WTAM 1100 R-13 News Oriented Traffic Report First "Sitting on Top of the Median" Jackie Roberts WMJI 105.7 FM Second "SUV Fire Closes I-480" Jackie Roberts WMJI 105.7 FM Non-Daily Newspapers N-1 Breaking News First "Race Meets Death" Staff Cincinnati CityBeat Second "The Evacuation of Cleveland" Staff Cleveland Free Times N-2A Features-Personality Profile First "Con Man of the Year" Thomas Francis Cleveland Scene First "Hangin' with Mother Hough" Laura Putre Cleveland Scene Second "The Sculpting of a Soul" Nancy Erikson The Catholic Universe Bulletin Honorable Mention "Skins Game" Andrew Putz Cleveland Scene N-2B Features-General First "A Few Good Men" Thomas Francis Cleveland Scene Second "Her One Mistake" Thomas Francis Cleveland Scene Honorable Mention "Holder to be Sentenced Monday" Carrie Mack West Geauga Sun N-3 Public Service First "The Mayor Who Thought He was King" Sarah Fenske Cleveland Scene Second "Hydration" Michael Alwood Pickering Times-Sun Honorable Mention "Plant a Row for the Hungry" Krystine Shea Sun Newspapers N-4 Investigative First "Innocent: The Case for Joel Rose" David Morton Cleveland Free Times Second "While the EPA Slept" Sarah Fenske Cleveland Scene N-5 Sports First "Radar Love" David Martin Cleveland Scene Second "Meleski Keeps Focus Despite Hearing Disability" Kurtis Adams Dublin Villager N-6 Arts & Entertainment First "A Man for All Seasons" Rick Pender, Steve Ramos, Kathy Wilson Cincinnati CityBeat Second "Educating in the Arts" Jim Fischer This Week in Upper Arlington N-7 Community/Local Coverage First "Housing Decisions" Karen Kurdziel The Sun Press Second "Retail Woes" Jennifer Reece Stow Sentry N-8 Best Section First "Sports" Staff This Week in Northland First "Sports" Staff This Week in Worthington First "Sports" Staff This Week in Westerville Second "Sports" Barry Goodrich Chagrin Valley Times Non-Daily Newspaper Photography NDP-2 General News First "Farewell" Joseph W. Darwal Sun Newspapers Second "Liquid Crystal Institute" Janine Bentivegna Crain's Cleveland Business Honorable Mention "Proud to Serve" Darrin Bryan This Week in Delaware NDP-3 Sports Action First "Nose Dive" Joy Parker This Week in the South Side Second "Stiff Arm" Thomas Nelson Sun Newspapers Honorable Mention "Block That Shot" Christopher Parker This Week in Reynoldsburg NDP-4 Sports Feature First "Cheering Them On" Lorrie Cecil Rocky Fork Enterprise Second "Oh So Close" Timary Skaggs Northland News Honorable Mention "End of the Line" Joseph W. Darwal Sun Newspapers NDP-5 General Feature First "Rescue Practice" Thomas Nelson Sun Newspapers Second "Almond, A Hefty 31 Pounds..." Jim Votava The News Sun Honorable Mention "Kindest Cut" Joseph W. Darwal Sun Newspapers NDP-6 Studio Photography First "Model Elsa Heyden..." Jim Votava The Sun Star NDP-7 Portrait/Personality Photography First "Violin Virtuoso" Christopher Parker The Johnstown Independent Second "Father Maroon" Darrin Bryan This Week in Hilliard Honorable Mention "Alter Ego" Walter Novak Cleveland Scene NDP-8 Photo Journalism First "The Long Goodbye" Walter Novak Cleveland Scene Second "Golf 2001" Janine Bentivegna Crain's Cleveland Business NDP-9 Photo Journalism First "Table Setting" Walter Novak Cleveland Scene Second "Mobile Home" Timary Skaggs Worthington News Honorable Mention "Sly Fox" Walter Novak Cleveland Scene Magazines M-1 News First "Jane Campbell/Raymond Pierce" Colleen Mytnick and Michael Zawacki Cleveland Magazine Second "Beauty and the Billionaire" Ray Paprocki Columbus Monthly M-2A Personality Profile First "The Amazing Mister Steinbrenner" Eric Lyttle Columbus Monthly Second "The Hunter" Ray Paprocki Columbus Monthly M-2B General First "In God's Country" Linda Vaccariello Cincinnati Magazine Second "The Heart of the Matter" Gary L. Saltus, Dennis Dooley and Ian Naysmith Northern Ohio Live Honorable Mention "And the Band Played On" Chris Maag Columbus Monthly M-2C Consumer First "Homegrown in the Heartland" Staff Cincinnati Magazine Second "What Happens Next..." Benjamin Gleisser, Janet Century and Ben Small Northern Ohio Live M-2D Arts First "A Hard Day's Night" Linda Feagler Cleveland Magazine Second "Sculpture, Sculpture Everywhere" G.M. Donley CWRU Magazine M-3 Public Service First "Listen to Me" - Special Issue Staff Cincinnati Magazine Second "Trouble Under the Hood" Michael Von Glahn Cleveland Magazine Honorable Mention "Fixing the Flats" Jim Vickers Cleveland Magazine M-4 Departments First "City Life" Jim Vickers Cleveland Magazine Second "Food and Drink" Rita Grabowski, Benjamin Gleisser and Laura Taxel Northern Ohio Live New Media NM-2 Breaking News First "John Demjanjuk Trial-Series" Marilyn H. Karfeld & Margi Herwald www.clevelandjewishnews.com Second "Neighbor Notification Coverage" Cheryl Green Lawn & Landscape Online Daily Newspapers D-1A Breaking News-Single Story First "Angry Protestors, Police Clash" Howard Wilkinson Cincinnati Enquirer Second "Steel Making Halts Tuesday" Jennifer Scott Cimperman and Sandra Livingston The Plain Dealer D-1B Breaking News-Consecutive Days First "April Riots" Staff The Cincinnati Post First "Cincinnati Race Riots" Staff Cincinnati Enquirer Second "Four Die at Medina Fair" Staff The Plain Dealer Honorable Mention "1,000 LTV Jobs in Peril" Staff The Plain Dealer D-1C Breaking News-Ongoing Coverage First "9-11 Coverage" Tom Archdeacon Dayton Daily News Second "Summer of Violence" Staff Cincinnati Enquirer Honorable Mention "LTV Troubled Steel" Jennifer Scott Cimperman and Sandra Livingston The Plain Dealer D-1D Breaking News-Single Day Package First "Terror Hits Home" Staff The Plain Dealer Second "City Hopes Healing Begins" James Pilcher, Jane Prendergast and Dan Klepal Cincinnati Enquirer Honorable Mention "Tigger" Bruce Bishop The Chronicle Telegram D-2A News-Single Story First "Dear John..." Kevin Osborne The Cincinnati Post First "World Turned Upside Down" Barry Horstman The Cincinnati Post Second "Blue and Gray Battleground" Mike Harden The Columbus Dispatch Honorable Mention "The Imam's Radical Ties" Elizabeth Sullivan, Amanda Garrett & Joel Rutchick The Plain Dealer D-2B News-Multiple Stories First "Mad Cow-Can We Stop It?" Staff Akron Beacon Journal Second "Amish in an English World" Dee Drummond The Toledo Blade Honorable Mention "Tobie's Waltz" Stephen Dyer Akron Beacon Journal D-3A Features-Personality Profile First "Jimmy Gibson: City's Hottest Chef" Chuck Martin Cincinnati Enquirer Second "Joe Duskin" Rick Bird The Cincinnati Post D-3B Features-General First "Power of 2" Susan Vinella The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine Second "A Poverty of Hope" John Johnston Cincinnati Enquirer D-4 Public Service First "A Whole New Game/OHSAA" Suzanne Hoholik and Steve Blackledge The Columbus Dispatch Second "State Witholds Child-Support Payments" Catherine Candisky and Darrel Rowland The Columbus Dispatch D-5 Investigative First "Hazards in the Workplace" Gary Pakulski The Toledo Blade Second "Will your ER be There?" Diane Solov and Regina McEnery The Plain Dealer D-6 Business First "P & G's Cuts" Staff Cincinnati Enquirer Second "Power to the People" Jim Mackinnon and Betty Lin-Fisher Akron Beacon Journal Honorable Mention "LTV" Alison Grant The Plain Dealer D-7 Sports First "Talkin' Baseball Series" Dennis Manoloff The Plain Dealer Second "Recruiting Series: The Next Level" Scott Patsko, Theresa Neuhoff and Jason Lloyd The Morning Journal Honorable Mention "High Stakes" Tom Archdeacon Dayton Daily News D-8 Arts & Entertainment First "Welcome to Collinwood" Joanna Connors The Plain Dealer Second "Frank Gehry" Steven Litt The Plain Dealer D-9 Best Section First Staff The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine Second "Forum" Staff Cincinnati Enquirer Honorable Mention "Sports" Staff The Plain Dealer Daily Newspaper Photography DP-1 Spot News First "Protest Arrest" Jeff Swinger Cincinnati Enquirer Second "Nighttime Fire" Jim DeCamp The Columbus Dispatch Honorable Mention "Helping Hands" Shirley Ware Medina Gazette DP-2 General News First "The Last Goodbye" Jocelyn Williams Akron Beacon Journal Second "Leaving Home" Monique Ganucheau Medina Gazette Honorable Mention "Verdict" Gus Chan The Plain Dealer DP-3 Sports Action First "Incompletion" Gary W. Green Akron Beacon Journal Second "Rocker" Matthew Hovis Medina Gazette Honorable Mention "Touchdown" David I. Andersen The Plain Dealer DP-4 Sports Feature First "Twilight League" Scott Shaw The Plain Dealer Second "In Your Face" Phil Masturzo Akron Beacon Journal Honorable Mention "Browns 911 Tribute" David I. Andersen The Plain Dealer DP-5 General Feature First "Water Falls" Scott Shaw The Plain Dealer Second "Alien" Lonnie Timmons III The Plain Dealer DP-6 Studio Photography First "Feast for the Fourth" Dale Omori The Plain Dealer DP-7 Portrait/Personality Photography First "Tim" Mike Levy The Plain Dealer Second "Frank Gehry" Christine Stephens The Plain Dealer DP-8 Photo Journalism First "Erin's Race" Chuck Crow The Plain Dealer Second "Fiery Rivalries" Mike Levy The Plain Dealer Honorable Mention "Firefighter's Final Call" Glenn Hartong Cincinnati Enquirer DP-9 Pictorial First "Fall Forage" Ken Love Akron Beacon Journal Second "The Final Stretch" Lynn Ischay The Plain Dealer Honorable Mention "Ice Walk" Scott Shaw The Plain Dealer Television T-1 Spot News First "Blew Up" Chris Reece and Patti Lee WJW-TV T-2 General News First "City Hall Tickets" Tom Meyer and Barry Nestor WOIO-TV Second "Power Napping" Dave Summers and George Payameis WKYC-TV Honorable Mention "Trial by Fire" Chris Reece and Kristy Steeves WJW-TV T-3 On-going Coverage First "J.D. Scott Execution" Staff Ohio News Network Second "Cyber Drugs" Tom Meyer and Barry Nestor WOIO-TV Honorable Mention "Sick School" Kristi Piehl and Ian Rubin WKEF/WRGT-TV T-4 Public Service First "Sikh Cam" Carl Monday and Mike Leonard WKYC-TV Second "Adolescent Access" Dave Summers, Mike Leonard and Greg Hickey WKYC-TV T-5 News Special First "Oxycontin: Prescription for Pain" Amy Rogan and Kelli Nowinsky Ohio News Network Second "The Investigator" Tom Meyer, Barry Nestor and Judi Parrish WOIO-TV T-6 Investigative First "Target 3 Investigations (Floyd Harassment Story)" Dave Summers, Mike Leonard and Greg Hickey WKYC-TV Second "Coats for Kids" Carl Monday WJW-TV Honorable Mention "When Toxic Mold Attacks Your Kids" Scott Taylor WSYX-TV T-7 In-Depth Coverage First "Pig Pen" Dave Summers, Jeff Harwood and Mike Leonard WKYC-TV Second "Wheels of Injustice" Tom Meyer and Barry Nestor WOIO-TV Honorable Mention "Cleveland's Water Supply" Lorrie Taylor, Tim Roskey and Ali Ghanbari WJW-TV T-8 Human Interest First "Snowman" Glen Barbour WKEF/WRGT-TV Second "A Survival Story" Doug Lessells and Brian Wicker Ohio News Network Honorable Mention "A Life's Lesson Learned" Robert Busby and Brian Hamrick WLWT-TV T-9 Commentary/Analysis/Editorial First "Mayor's Corner" Linda Gandee and Matt Mizak Eastlake, Channel 12 T-10 Sports Report or Commentary First "One Perfect Night" Andy Baskin and Jeff Platz Fox Sports Net Ohio Second "Richard Petty Driving Experience" Dan Brown WKEF-TV Honorable Mention "Do My Job at YSU" Susan De Leo and Ron Martin WFMJ-TV T-11 Spot News Videography First "Blew-Up" Chris Reece WJW-TV T-12 Feature Photography First "Memories for Sale" Chris Reece WJW-TV Second "Covered Bridges" Jodie Beveridge Ohio News Network Honorable Mention "The Morning Wall" Tim Dale WFMJ-TV T-13 Videotape Editing First "Gridiron Glory Coaches Roundtable" Joe Brackman WOUB/WOUC-TV Second "Lessons from Ground Zero" Matt Stone and Tim Dale WFMJ-TV Honorable Mention "Tribute to the National Anthem" Gerry L. Puckett Jr. Ohio News Network T-14 News Oriented Weather Reporting First "Sirens for the Deaf" Dakysha Moore Ohio News Network Business Publications B-1 Breaking News First "Aftershocks" Staff Crain's Cleveland Business Second "Closed for Business" Rachel Melcer and Dan Monk Cincinnati Business Courier B-2 General News First "Brokers Dropping Dean" Patrick L. Thimangu Dayton Business Journal Second "Cashel Management Bilking Allegations" David Bennett Crain's Cleveland Business Honorable Mention "Round 2: Huntington Performance Mixed Bag" Kathy Hoke Business First of Columbus B-3A Features-Personality Profile First "A Man of Good Fortune" Suzanne Gravette Acker Columbus CEO Magazine Second "Hard to Kill" Morgan Lewis, Jr. SBN Cleveland B-3B Features-General First "On the Spot" Shannon Mortland Crain's Cleveland Business Second "Talkin' Baseball with Larry Dolan" Michael Zawacki Inside Business Honorable Mention "Contracts: Sign on the Dotted Line" Kristin Mohn Lawn & Landscape B-3C Features-Package First "The $632 Million Afterthought" Staff Cincinnati Business Courier Second "Flats Loses Its Fizz" Stan Bullard and Shannon Mortland Crain's Cleveland Business B-3D Features-Trends First "Aliens Stole My Staff: The State of HR" Staff SBN Cleveland Second "Condition Serious" Andrea Tortora Cincinnati Business Courier Honorable Mention "Organic Lawn Care: A Constant Debate" Kristin Mohn Lawn & Landscape B-4 Features-Public Service/Investigative Coverage First "Missing the Bus" Dan Monk and Lucy May Cincinnati Business Courier Second "Difficult Assignment" Jeff Bell Business First of Columbus B-5 Features-Departments First "Front Lines" Staff Inside Business Second "FYI" Todd Shryock SBN Cleveland TPGE: Best Trade Publications in Ohio First Staff IndustryWeek First Staff Lawn & Landscape Second Staff Pest Control Technology Second Staff Midwest Foodservice News PV-1D Best in Ohio: Cartooning First Jim Borgman Cincinnati Enquirer First Jeff Stahler Cincinnati Post PV-2E Best in Ohio: Illustration First Dennis Balogh Akron Beacon Journal Second Andrea Levy The Plain Dealer Honorable Mention Jeff Basting The Blade PV-3D Best in Ohio: Info Graphics First Staff The Plain Dealer Second Staff The Plain Dealer Honorable Mention Rob Schuster Cincinnati Enquirer OP-1E Best in Ohio: Columns First Mary Jane Skala Sun Newspapers Second Anton Zuiker, Dennis Dooley and Ben Small Northern Ohio Live Honorable Mention Laura Putre Cleveland Scene OP-2B Best in Ohio: Headline Writing First Erich Burnett Cleveland Scene Second Kim Wendel Chagrin Herald Sun Honorable Mention Tim Good Akron Beacon Journal OP-3B Best in Ohio: Reviews/Criticism First Bill Eichenberger The Columbus Dispatch Second Jason Bracelin Cleveland Free Times Honorable Mention Donald Rosenberg The Plain Dealer OP-4B Best in Ohio: Essay Writing First Kirsten Chapman The Columbus Dispatch Second Karen Sandstrom The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine Honorable Mention Connie Shultz The Plain Dealer Sunday Magazine OP-6B Best in Ohio: Editorial Writing First T.J. Moraco The Chronicle Telegram Second Kim Wendel Chagrin Herald Sun Honorable Mention Dave Lang Chagrin Valley Times OP-12 Best Photographer in Ohio First Michael E. Keating Cincinnati Enquirer Second Lonnie Timmons III The Plain Dealer Honorable Mention Gus Chan The Plain Dealer Honorable Mention Mike Levy The Plain Dealer BGE-Best Business Publication in Ohio First Staff Business First of Columbus Second Staff Crain's Cleveland Business Honorable Mention Staff Inside Business MGE Best Magazine in Ohio First Staff Cincinnati Magazine Second Staff Cleveland Magazine NMGE-Best Website in Ohio First "Lawn & Landscape Online" Staff Lawn & Landscape Second "Cincinnati.com" Staff Cincinnati Enquirer RGE-A Best Radio Newscast in Ohio-Major Market First Staff NewsRadio WTAM 1100 Second Ken Stevens, Scott Gerfen and Debbie Monterey WTVN-AM Honorable Mention Staff 90.3 WCPN ideastream TGE-B Best Television Newscast in Ohio-Smaller Market First Karrie Rossmiller, Ian Rubin and Marcia Bell WKEF-TV NGE: Best Non-Daily Newspaper in Ohio First Staff Cleveland Scene Second Staff Cincinnati CityBeat Honorable Mention Staff Free Times DGE-1 Best Daily Newspaper in Ohio (Circulation more than 100,000) First Staff Cincinnati Enquirer Second Staff The Columbus Dispatch DGE-2 Best Daily Newspaper in Ohio (Circulation less than 100,000) First Staff The Morning Journal Second Staff The News-Herald Honorable Mention Staff The Chronicle Telegram
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