Monday, June 29, 2009
The Edward R. Murrow Awards are presented by the Radio-Television News Directors Association and honor excellence in electronic journalism. RTNDA has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971. A complete list of National Edward R. Murrow Award Winners.
Earlier this year the story was the Grand Award winner in the 75th annual National Headliner Awards and was Best of Show in the ONPA year-end contest. Ritter was also the ONPA Television Photographer of the Year for his work in 2008.
WBNS-TV and WTOL-TV in Toledo both won Regional Edward R. Murrow awards for overall excellence in their respective large and small market divisions. The region includes all television stations in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Both stations had multiple wins in the regional contest. A complete list of Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winners.
Top Ten Point Standings as of April results
1st - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - 318
2nd - Tom Dodge, The Columbus, Dispatch - 288
3rd - Chris Russell, The Columbus Dispatch - 246
4th - Eric Albrecht, The Columbus Disptch - 196
5th - Jeff Hinckley, The Columbus Dispatch - 158
- Fred Squillante, The Columbus Dispatch - 158
7th - Kyle Lanzer, Sun Newspapers - 156
8th - Barbara Perenic, Springfield News-Sun, 148
9th - Andy Morrison, The Blade - 146
10th - Tracy Boulian, The Plain Dealer -118
- Bill Lackey, Springfield News-Sun - 118
- Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer - 118
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
Gorby had the flames come to him and became a spot news story himself while capturing video during a Flag Day ceremony to retire old flags at the Legion Post 286 in New Carlisle.
The awards to honor Ohio's best newspapers, magazines, photographers, designers and writers were presented at the Marriott Downtown at Key Center in Cleveland last Friday.
Photography winners are below. A complete winners list in pdf format is available here.
Best in Ohio: Photographer
1st - Gus Chan, The Plain Dealer
2nd - Lisa DeJong, The Plain Dealer
Daily Newspaper Photography
1st - Duncan Scott, The News-Herald, "Tragedy Averted"
2nd - Garett Landers, The Cincinnati Enquirer, "Steeple Fire"
1st - Dave Zapotosky, The Blade, "Extreme Makeover: Frisch Family Comes Home"
2nd - Jeff Forman The News-Herald Sentence Reaction
2nd - Ernest Coleman The Cincinnati Enquirer Remembering Dad
1st - Maribeth Joeright, The News-Herald, "Socc-ed"
2nd - Lonnie Timmons III The Plain Dealer, "Cloud of Dust"
2nd - Mike Cardew Akron Beacon Journal, "Sole Sister"
1st - Duncan Scott The News-Herald, "Stopped Cold"
2nd - Tracy Boulian The Plain Dealer, "Frist Victory"
2nd - Ed Suba Jr. Akron Beacon Journal, "Game Winner"
1st - Lynn Ischay The Plain Dealer, "Peeking"
2nd - Ed Suba Jr. Akron Beacon Journal, "A Mother's Wait"
2nd - Chuck Humel The Chronicle-Telegram, "Splish-Splash"
1st - Peggy Turbett The Plain Dealer, "Pumpkin Soup"
1st - Peggy Turbett The Plain Dealer, "Zanzibar"
2nd - Mike Cardew Akron Beacon Journal, "Freedom"
1st - Lisa DeJong The Plain Dealer, "A Survivor's Journey"
2nd - Gus Chan The Plain Dealer, "Mr. Fix It"
Non-Daily Newspaper Photography
1st - Dan Trittschuh, Olentangy Valley News, "Mourning Crash Victims"
2nd - David Liam Kyle, Sun News, "Truck Fire"
1st - Ann Tormet, ThisWeek Olentangy, "Candlelight Vigil"
2nd - Jeff Konczal, Northwest Columbus News, "Welcome Home"
1st - Adam Cairns, ThisWeek Worthington, "LaCrosse Hit"
2nd - David Rea, ThisWeek Newspapers, "Fly Boys"
1st - Kyle Lanzer, West Side Sun News, "State Champions"
2nd - David Liam Kyle, Sun News, "A Win for the Wildcats"
1st - Andrea Kjerrumgaard, ThisWeek West Side, "Surprise!"
2nd - Tim Norman, ThisWeek Rocky Fork, "Money,Money,Money"
2nd - Adam Cairns, ThisWeek Johnstown Ind., "Frog Jump"
1st - Kyle Lanzer, Brunswick Sun News, "Grinch Sleigh"
1st - Carrie Cochran, The Cincinnati Enquirer, "Four Lives Two Worlds"
2nd - Adam Cairns, ThisWeek Arlington, "UA Champs"
2nd - Tim Norman, ThisWeek Licking County, "Shrine Tournament"
1st - David Liam Kyle, Sun News, "Watercolors"
2nd - Lorrie Cecil, ThisWeek in Bexley, "Chihuly Rest Stop"
2nd - David Liam Kyle, Sun News, "Honey Bee"
Photography - All Others
General Photo: Single Image
1st - Ray Saviciunas, Akron Life & Leisure, "Senior Wiihab"
2nd - Barney Taxel & Jennifer Kessen, Cleveland Magazine, "Tastemakers"
General Photo: Multiple Images
1st - Janet Adams, Columbus Business 1st, "Views from the North Bank"
2nd - Michael Cavotta, Cleveland Magazine, "Vegging Out vs Starch, Meat, Repeat"
1st - Janet Adams, Business 1st, "Gee is Excited"
2nd - Billy Delfs, Cleveland Magazine, "Life According to Les Roberts"
1st - Ken Mengay & Ivan Sheehan, Northern Ohio Live, "2008 Gourmet Guide"
2nd - James E. Mahan, Dayton Business Journal, "Nano Particles"
1st - James E. Mahan, Dayton Business Journal, "Mission To Kuwait"
2nd - Janet Adams, Business 1st, "Simplicity Rules"
1st - Janet Adams, Columbus Business 1st - "Book of Lists 2008"
Thursday, June 18, 2009
Complete standings and judges comments can be found on the ONPA Web site. A slideshow of the winners will be posted as soon as the images are received.
1st qtr Illustration
JUDGES: Nathan Gray , Sefton Ipock and Ken Ruinard - Photo staff at the Anderson Independent-Mail
Sunday, June 14, 2009
Friday, June 12, 2009
Tom Dodge of The Dispatch probably didn't mind the wait as he picked up five wins in February taking 1st and 2nd in general news, 3rd in feature and 2nd in portrait and sports. Two hundred points is a good year for some people, he did it in one month.
1st - Chuck Humel, Elyria Chronical Telegram - "Woman Pulled From Accident"
2nd - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun - "Fire at House"
3rd - Jeff Hinckley, The Columbus Dispatch -- "Clean-up After Fire"
HM - Kyle Robertson, The Columbus Dispatch -- "Firefighters on Ladder Truck"
HM - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun -- "Racoon Head in Peanut Butter Jar"
1st - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch, "Readiness at the Capitol"
2nd - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch, "Mom Comforts Son"
3rd - Scott Shaw, The Plain Dealer, "School nurse checks kid"
1st - Marshall Gorby, Springfield News-Sun, "Looking at Fish"
2nd - David Rea, ThisWeek Newspapers, "Crossing Fingers"
3rd - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch, "Lincoln in Mirror"
HM - Marvin Fong, The Plain Dealer, "Doctor Looking at Kid"
HM - Lorrie Cecil, ThisWeek Newspapers, "Shake, Rattle and Roll"
1st - Kyle Lanzer, Sun Newspapers, "Showerhead Spokesman"
2nd - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch, "Veterans Tribute Bike"
3rd - Kyle Lanzer, Sun Newspapers, "Students Doing Art"
1st - Barbara Perenic, Springfield News-Sun, "Wrestler Biting Wrestler"
2nd - Tom Dodge, The Columbus Dispatch, "Weight Lifting Woman"
3rd - David Rea, ThisWeek Newspapers, "Bored looking coach"
HM - Tim Norman, ThisWeek Newspapers, "Battle for the Ball"
1st - Andy Morrison, The Blade, "Floating Free"
2nd - Neal C. Lauron, The Columbus Dispatch, "Kids Camp"
3rd - Jeff Hinckley, The Columbus Dispatch, "Emus"
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
The Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters presented their annual award this past weekend in Columbus.
Tom Nartker, WLIO-TV, Lima, Eric Frisbee, WHIO-TV, Dayton, and Anthony Mirones, WCPO-TV, Cincinnati were recognized as Best Photographers in their respective small, medium and large market divisions for work in 2008.
Awards for Best Use of Photography went to Jeff Ritter, WBNS-TV, Columbus for Lima Company: A Portrait of Service" in the large market division and to James Brown and Byron Stirsman from WHIO-TV, Dayton for "Cowboy Church" in the medium market division.
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Monday, June 1, 2009
The project and images document a segment of the population most overlooked by newspapers. There seems to a an unwritten rule that you need to by unhealthy, under six or over sixty or have a dog to be worthy of appearing in a daily newspaper. The work by the photographers on this project prove there are images and stories worth pursuing not covered by the unwritten rule.