2021 Ohio APME- Newspaper

Best Editorial Writer ( Division V)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Columbus Dispatch
    Entry Title: Amelia Robinson
    Entry Credit: Amelia Robinson
    Judge Comment: Amelia is an engaging writer, a thorough reporter, and she makes complicated subjects relatable. These topics, from redistricting to shady ballot proposals to gun reform to fraternity hazing, are likely of high importance to the community.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Akron Beacon Journal
    Entry Title: Mary Kay Quinn
    Entry Credit: Mary Kay Quinn
    Judge Comment: These are well-done editorials, easy to read, and you come away feeling like you understand the issue being discussed.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer
    Entry Title: Redistricting editorials
    Entry Credit: Elizabeth Sullivan, Thomas Suddes
    Judge Comment: This in-depth series of editorials on how the state isn't living up to the demands of voters when it comes to redistricting is an excellent example of the kind of impact editorials can have.