Monday, June 26, 2000

Enquirer wins seven first-place AP Ohio awards

The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Associated Press

        The Cincinnati Enquirer took home seven first-place awards Sunday in the annual Associated Press Society of Ohio competition.

        Sixty-five daily newspapers submitted 2,440 entries. The Enquirer staff won first place for breaking coverage of the April 1999 tornado, continuing its run of that category in regional contests. Other Enquirer awards:

        --Business reporting: First, Amy Higgins, personal finance beat.

        --Feature: First, Mark Cur nutte, “Tough medicine”; third, John Johnston, “Mother and son match hearts.”

        --Brightest headline: First, Rory Glynn, “Szczinderella story”; second, Mike Ball, “Bengals (whistle) lose (flag) again (whistle).”

        --Page one makeup: Second, The Cincinnati Enquirer.

        --Full-page layout: Second, staff, The Cincinnati Enquirer, “Final forecast.”

        --Editorial cartoons: Second, Jim Borgman.

        --Informational graphics: Second, Ron Huff and Randy Mazzola, “Oceanic adventures.”

        --Spot news photo: First, Ernest Coleman, “Not all lost”; third, Glenn Hartong, “Prayer of thanks.”

        --Feature photo: First, Steven M. Herppich, “Their First Communion”; third, Glenn Hartong, “Reflection.”

        --General news photo: Second, Ernest Coleman, “Tears for Petey”; third, Michael E. Keating, “Veteran reflection.”

        --Photo essay: First, Steven M. Herppich, “The way we worship — cycles of life”; second, Craig Ruttle, “A young prince.”


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