2021 Ohio APME- Newspaper

Best Explanatory Reporting ( Division III)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The (Dover-New Philadelphia) Times-Reporter
    Entry Title: Zoar Fire Department dispute
    Entry Credit: Nancy Molnar
    Judge Comment: Great detail in these stories following a complicated and convoluted situation with the Zoar Fire Department. There were kind of a lot of moving parts to this story but the writer was able to capture all of them and explain them to the reader.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Sandusky Register
    Entry Title: Sandusky, Cedar Point reach $100M deal
    Entry Credit: Andy Ouriel
    Judge Comment: A big project chalk full of information; these stories did a great job of breaking things down and explaining to the reader what the project and funding was all about.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Mansfield News Journal
    Entry Title: Police discipline: Records show Mansfield officer suspensions often reduced
    Entry Credit: Monroe Trombly
    Judge Comment: Nice breakdown to explain a lot of things about police discipline that most people do not understand.