ThisWeek Community Newspapers won 15 statewide awards at the 31st annual Press Club of Cleveland's Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards event June 19.


ThisWeek Community Newspapers won 15 statewide awards at the 31st annual Press Club of Cleveland's Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards event June 19.

ThisWeek Hilliard won a top honor -- the Best in Ohio Award for Best Non-Daily Community Newspaper in the state.

ThisWeek staff members also received 14 individual awards. They included:

Jim Larrick , ThisWeek/Rocky Fork Enterprise, first place, print visuals for his editorial cartoon "Vintage Gasoline, Sir?"

Gary M. Seman Jr., ThisWeek/Dublin Villager, first place, open-print category for his election 2008 coverage of the Carney-Keenan race.

Ann Tormet, ThisWeek Olentangy, first place, general news photo.

Adam Cairns, ThisWeek Worthington, first place, sports action photo.

Andrea Kjerrumgaard, ThisWeek West Side, first place, non-daily newspaper photography, general feature photo.

ThisWeek sports staff, first place, sports story.

Jeff Donahue, ThisWeek Hilliard, second place in the open print category for his obituary story on the death of a school crossing guard.

Erin Holl, ThisWeek Marysville, second place, infographics.

David Rea, ThisWeek, second place, sports action photo.

Cairns, ThisWeek/Johnstown Independent, second place, general feature photo.

Cairns, ThisWeek Upper Arlington, second place, photojournalism.

Tim Norman, ThisWeek/ Rocky Fork Enterprise, second place, general feature photo.

Norman, ThisWeek Licking County, second place, photojournalism.

Lorrie Cecil, ThisWeek Bexley, second place, pictorial.