VIDEO: YS News wins 10 awards
- Published: February 12, 2011
At the annual convention of the Ohio Newspaper Association the Yellow Springs News won awards in 10 categories, including for general excellence — the top prize among all weekly papers in its circulation category.
The News took first place in features, original columns,special supplement and Web site, second in editorial and in-depth reporting and third for news coverage and photography.
The awards were given on Thursday at the Ohio Newspaper Association’s annual convention in Columbus as part of the Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show. This year 61 weeklies competed by circulation category. Yellow Springs was among 16 papers in Division D with circulation between 1,098 and 2,885.
First Place – General Excellence
First Place – Feature Story, for “Curating Legacy of American Writer,” by Lauren Heaton
First Place – Original Column, for “Perry League T-Ball,” by Jimmy Chesire
First Place – Web site, for ysnews.com
First Place – Special Supplement, for the 2009-10 Guide to Yellow Springs: “Young Hands: Arts Town as a Magnet. ”
First Place – Advertising Design
Second Place – Editorial, for “Be proactive with diversity” by Diane Chiddister
Second Place – In-depth Reporting, for the series “African Americans in Yellow Springs”
Third Place – News Coverage
Third Place – Photography, for “Jump for Joy” by Megan Bachman
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