Cleveland Press Club – 2013 Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards

Three of the stories I wrote in 2012 for the Daily Kent Stater were recognized by the Cleveland Press Club‘s Excellence in Journalism Awards. Here’s a pdf of all award winners.

Best Print News Story – 4 Year School

First Place

  • The courting of Cope: Behind the scenes of a $1 million withdrawal
  • Doug Brown, Frank Yonkof, Rachel KilroyKent State University
  • Comment: “Just outstanding. This entry could have been a contender in the professional competition. This is what journalists do, dig, dig, dig until they get the information that others don’t want to give them.”

Second Place

Best Print Sports Story – 4 Year School

First Place

  • 90Ksu reached with help of department money
  • Doug Brown
  • Kent State University
  • Comments: “Outstanding effort … easy winner in this category … excellent watchdog reporting on how the athletic department is  spending taxpayer dollars. Graphics and other related materials bolstered a strong report. Worth of publishing in Plain Dealer or Beacon Journal.”

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