2021 Ohio APME- Newspaper

Best News Writer ( Division V)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Columbus Dispatch
    Entry Title: Danae King - Best News Writer
    Entry Credit: Danae King
    Judge Comment: This collection of work is unbelievably rich with powerful imagery and sensory detail. It's the kind of storytelling that sticks with a reader for years, and inevitably has makes an impact on the communities involved. And its easy to read - no small feat when it comes to the kinds of complex topics explored here. Extraordinary work.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Cincinnati Enquirer
    Entry Title: coverage by Sharon Coolidge and Dan Horn of money, power and influence in Cincinnati government
    Entry Credit: Sharon Coolidge, Dan Horn
    Judge Comment: These stories offer a fascinating look at money and power in an atmosphere of borderline corruption in local government with a depth and clarity that is very rare.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Akron Beacon Journal
    Entry Title: Amanda Garrett
    Entry Credit: Amanda Garrett
    Judge Comment: Fun to read. Painful to digest. These are difficult stories to report and the hard work shows. Consistently fascinating stuff. Deserving of a first-place award in most contests. Very tough competition.