Former SBN Cleveland managing editor Dan Jacobs was recognized with two honorable mention awards in the "Features, Personality Profile," and "Features, General," categories for "The Art of the Start-Up" and "A gathering of the tribes," respectively, under Business Publications.
SBN Columbus associate editor Joan Slattery Wall picked up a second place award in the General News category for her story, "Divide & Conquer."
This year's Excellence in Journalism competition drew 1,124 entries from a variety of daily and nondaily newspapers, radio and television stations, and trade and business publications from around Ohio. Judges for the event included representatives from the Houston Press Club, Los Angeles Press Club, New Orleans Press Club and San Diego Press Club.
The Excellence in Journalism competition honors journalists throughout Ohio.