Columbus C.E.O. brought home four first-place awards Friday from the 2012 Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards, sponsored by the Press Club of Cleveland.

Production Manager Craig Rusnak took first place in the Business Publications, Covers category for his March 2011 cover design for “Cool Offices.”

Former staff writer Jennifer Wray won three first-place awards for her work:

• In the Business Publications, General News category for “Kill or Cure?” our January 2011 story about the impact of health-care reform on Central Ohio businesses. Judges called it “Solid reporting with a good hook and great opening.”

• In the Business Publications, Features: Personality Profile category for “The Legacy of Alton Doody,” a June 2011 story that explored the lasting impact the retail guru had on the industry and Columbus.

• In the Business Publications, Features: General category for “Burger Biz,” our November 2011 cover story on White Castle Systems.

For a full list of winners from this year’s statewide journalism contest, go to: