Columbus CEO earns national and statewide recognition
Columbus CEO has learned it is the recipient of national and statewide awards for its work in 2020.
The magazine won two gold medals in a national awards contest sponsored by the Alliance of Area Business Publishers and administered by the University of Missouri School of Journalism. The staff won in the medium class for best local coverage of a national business/economic story for its COVID-19 special issue in May 2020.
Intern Tatyana Tandanpolie took the gold for best personality profile for her story about the loving response the founder of a streetwear boutique had to his store being looted during the protests after the murder of George Floyd.
Meanwhile, in the statewide Press Club of Cleveland’s Excellence in Journalism Awards, CEO took four first-place awards and won second place for Best Business Publication in Ohio.
Here’s the breakdown.
Covers, business publications: So Many Questions, Yogesh Chaudhary
Features, personality profile, general circulation magazines: Open-Hearted: Dionte Johnson by Tatyana Tandanpolie
Features, general, business publications: The Crumbling Ivory Tower by Katy Smith
Features, trends, business publications: Work Shift by Bob Vitale
Best Business Publication in Ohio
Open, COVID-19 coverage: So Many Unknowns, Staff
Open, analysis: Black execs—Here's how to advance change by Katy Smith
Business publications, general news: COVID-19 deadline package by staff
Business publications, features, personality profile: Breaking the concrete ceiling: Janica Pierce Tucker by Steve Wartenberg
Business publications, features, package: Emerging Business by Brittany Moseley
Photography, all others, portrait/personality: Ian Labitue, Do the Right Thing by Rob Hardin
Photography, all others, photojournalism: Pandemic Short North, Rob Hardin
General circulation magazines, public service/investigative: Racial equity initiative by Katy Smith