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Columbus Underground Wins 11 Journalism Awards from Ohio Society of Professional Journalists

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The results of the annual state wide journalism competition hosted by the Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus Ohio Society of Professional Journalists chapters were officially unveiled yesterday, and Columbus Underground took home another 11 awards this year, adding to the growing list of accolades.

The journalists, freelancers, articles, photos and subjects that won awards are listed as follows, along with links to the original articles and photos:

Three First Place Awards

Best General News Site
Columbus Underground

Best Editorial/Criticism Writing
Opinion: Columbus Has Bigger Problems Than Broken Windows
by Taijuan Moorman

Best Investigative Reporting
“Columbus Is Surrounded” – When Spanish Flu Infected Ohio
by Jesse Bethea

Eight Second Place Awards

Best Political Reporting (Series)
Ongoing Reporting Following George Floyd Protests
by Taijuan Moorman

Best Arts/Entertainment Story
The Politics of Protest Art
by Taijuan Moorman

Best Business/Tech Story
Should Restaurants Have Reopened? Workers Weigh In
by Susan Post

Best Medical/Science Story
Concerns Raised About Proposed Power Plant on OSU Campus
by Brent Warren

Best Editorial/Criticism Writing
Opinion: DeWine Has Always Been a “Problematic Fave”
by Walker Evans

Best Online Still Photographer in Ohio
Small Business & Local Restaurant Photography
by Susan Post

Best Photography
Food Photography – Local Restaurant News & Reviews
By Susan Post

Best Arts Review
SoHud Street Art Revisited
by Jeff Regensburger

Congratulations to all writers, freelancers, photographers and editors recognized in this year’s awards! Representatives from Columbus Underground will formally receive the awards aboard the Belle of Cincinnati Riverboat at an upcoming awards luncheon on October 2nd.

Columbus Underground is proud to celebrate 20 years in 2021. Our work is made possible through the financial support of our advertisers, sponsors, event partners — and most importantly — our readers. If you’d like to directly support Columbus Underground’s journalistic mission, please consider purchasing a ticket to our annual Columbus Coffee Festival or making a direct donation via Donorbox. Thank you!

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