'Plain Dealer' Honored As Ohio's Best Paper By Press Club

By: E&P Staff The Cleveland Plain Dealer was named the best daily newspaper with more than 100,000 circulation in Ohio by the Press Club of Cleveland. The JournalNews in Hamilton was named the best daily under 100,000 circulation at the 2007 Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards ceremony.

Named best non-daily community newspaper was The Sun Courier in Valley View. Cleveland Scene was named the best alternative non-daily.

Following are the awards presented by the Press Club of Cleveland:

Best in Ohio: Column Writing
First: Pete Kotz, Cleveland Scene
Second: Tom Archdeacon, Dayton Daily News

Best in Ohio: Headline Writing
First: Andrew Sterling, The Columbus Dispatch
Second: The Cincinnati Enquirer

Best in Ohio: Reviews/Criticism
First: Karen E. Graves, The Other Paper
Second: Malcolm X Abram, Akron Beacon Journal

Best in Ohio: Essays
First: Michael Gill, Cleveland Free Times
Second: Michael D. Roberts, Cleveland Magazine

Best in Ohio: Editorials
First: Tom Walton & Dave Shutt, The Blade
Second: Dave Perozek, The Chronicle-Telegram

Best in Ohio: Photographer
First: John D. Kuntz, The Plain Dealer
Second: Joshua Gunter, The Plain Dealer

Best in Ohio: Freelance Writer
First: Christopher Maag, Columbus Monthly

Best in Ohio: Staff Reporter
First: Sharon Coolidge, The Cincinnati Enquirer
Second: Connie Mabin, The Associated Press

Best in Ohio: Cartooning
First: Jeff Darcy, The Plain Dealer
Second: Jim Borgman, The Cincinnati Enquirer

Best in Ohio: Illustrations - All Publications
First: Andrea Levy, The Plain Dealer
Second: Chad Kimes, The Gazette

Best in Ohio: Infographics
First: William Neff, The Plain Dealer
Second: James W. Owens, The Plain Dealer

Best Magazine in Ohio
First: Cleveland Magazine
Second: Cincinnati Magazine

Best Web Site in Ohio
First: ohio.com, Akron Beacon Journal
Second: Crain's Cleveland Business: On the Web

Best Trade Publication in Ohio
First: Brad Seybert, Publisher & April Miller, Editor,
Golf Event Magazine
Second: Landscape Management

Best Business Publication in Ohio
First: Columbus Business First
Second: Inside Business

Best Television Newscast in Ohio
First: Ohio's 9 o'clock news, Kirk Bright, Ohio News Network

Best Radio Newscast in Ohio
First: Post-Election Wrap-Up, Eric Wellman, 90.3 WCPN ideastream

Best Non-Daily Newspaper in Ohio: Community Newspapers
First: The Sun Courier
Second: ThisWeek Dublin Villager

Best Non-Daily Newspaper in Ohio: Alternatives
First: Cleveland Scene
Second: Cincinnati CityBeat

Best Daily Newspaper in Ohio: 100,000 or Less Circulation
First: Journal News
Second: The Chronicle-Telegram

Best Daily Newspaper in Ohio More Than 100,000 Circulation
First: The Plain Dealer
Second: The Columbus Dispatch


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