Category: Awards

Join us at the zoo for the 2013 Ohio SPJ Awards

Celebrate Ohio’s Best Journalism 2013 on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the world-famous Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

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64th annual Founders Day: Fun, fellowship and a brick

The chapter’s 64th annual Founders Day meeting was a combination of fellowship, networking and acknowledgement of the achievement of area journalists. But along the way, a brick was also thrown.

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Martys contest honors high school journalists

The work of 14 central Ohio high school journalists is being recognized by the chapter via the third annual Martys Awards.

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‘Dispatch’ reporters to receive chapter’s First Amendment Award

Bill Bush and Jennifer Smith Richards will be presented the First Amendment Award at the Central Ohio SPJ Pro Chapter’s annual Founders Day event for their work on the “Counting Kids Out” series, an investigation that continues to make headlines.

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Mike Curtin to keynote 2013 Founders Day event

Long before he became a politician, Mike Curtin made his name by writing about Ohio politics. The former Dispatch editor and freshman state representative for the 17th district will be our keynote speaker for the 2013 Founders Day, May 16 at the Fawcett Center.

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Nominations sought for chapter’s 2013 awards

Chapter members are once again being asked to submit nominations for the group’s annual awards. The board of directors will review the nominations and select winners in each category, with the awards handed out during May’s Founders Day event.

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Update: 2013 Ohio SPJ Awards accepting entries

Ohio’s Best Journalism 2013 contest is open and accepting awards. The competition, presented collaboratively by the Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland pro chapters of The Society of Professional Journalists, honors print, broadcast, online, trade and college journalists in Ohio for their best work during 2012.

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Martys entries being accepted

Entries are being accepted for the third annual Marty’s writing contest for central Ohio high-school journalists.

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Cambern caps full evening at 2012 Founders Day banquet

Departing WBNS-10TV anchor Andrea Cambern talked about breaking into the business, her career in Columbus and the little things she’ll miss most about the city and its people at the Central Ohio SPJ Founders Day event last week at the River Club.

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High school essay winners announced

A Beachwood High School student has been named winner of the chapter’s 2012 essay contest.

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