2021 Ohio APME- Newspaper

Best Public Service ( Division III)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Mansfield News Journal
    Entry Title: Poison hemlock 'spreading like wildfire' across Ohio
    Entry Credit: Zach Tuggle
    Judge Comment: Great public service story about something unrelated to the COVID pandemic. This is the kind of information that is so important -- especially the point that the poison hemlock looks similar to a lot of other harmless plants.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Sandusky Register
    Entry Title: Breaking down COVID
    Entry Credit: Tom Jackson
    Judge Comment: Great coverage of different aspects of the COVID pandemic The shortage of vaccines, how to get vaccinated -- it is all information that readers need to understand in trying to make decisions about their own personal health care
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The (Wooster) Daily Record
    Entry Title: COVID school safety
    Entry Credit: Rachel Karas
    Judge Comment: None