Columbus CEO takes honors in Cleveland Press Club contest

Katy Smith
Columbus CEO staff writer Chloe Teasley won two first-place awards for features writing in 2018 from the Cleveland Press Club, including for her May story on independent bookstores.

Here are the Cleveland Press Club awards Columbus CEO received for its work in 2018:

Best in Ohio: Technology Writing

First place for former Columbus CEO Editor Dave Ghose's profile of Columbus technology startup Olive

We must mention: Dave is now editor of sister publication Columbus Monthly, where his compelling profile of Mike DiSabato was published last year, garnering the magazine a first-place award in the Features-Personality Profile category. DiSabato is the former Ohio State University wrestler who went public with his claims of sexual abuse by team doctor Richard Strauss.

Business Publications - Features - General

First place for Chloe Teasley's story about the rise of urban agriculture, Seeds of Hope

Business Publications - Features - Trends

First place for Chloe Teasley's story about scrappy independent bookstores, Independent Spirit

Business Publications - Features - Package

Third place for the magazine's November 2018 Transportation Issue about the rapid changes in how people get around and the massive work that's yet to be done as the city grows.


And three second-place awards went to graphic designer Yogesh Chaudhary for infographics and page design, including one featuring the massive changes along North High Street.