2008 Editorial Awards

Ohio Newspaper Association Awards

ThisWeek Community Newspapers, a locally owned company, collected 24 awards, the most by any Ohio newspaper group, in Thursday's Osman C. Hooper Newspaper Show, which was held in conjunction with the annual Ohio Newspaper Association Convention at the Hilton Easton.

Awards won by ThisWeek newspapers on Feb 14 included:

  • News Coverage - ThisWeek in Hilliard (second, Div. A); ThisWeek in Bexley (third, Div. B); ThisWeek in Canal Winchester (third, Div. C).
  • In-Depth Coverage - ThisWeek in Canal Winchester (first place, Div. C); ThisWeek/The Dublin Villager (second, Div. A); ThisWeek in Westerville (third, Div. A).
  • Local Features - ThisWeek/The Johnstown Independent (first place, Div. E); ThisWeek/The Dublin Villager (third, Div. A); ThisWeek in Big Walnut (third, Div. C).
  • Sports Coverage - ThisWeek/The Dublin Villager (first place, Div. A); ThisWeek in Pickerington (first place, Div. B); ThisWeek in New Albany (second, Div. B); ThisWeek in Canal Winchester (second, Div. C).
  • Best Sports Special Section - ThisWeek/The Dublin Villager, Central Ohio High School Football Preview (third, Div. A); ThisWeek in Hilliard, State Football Champs (honorable mention, Div. A).
  • Newspaper Design - ThisWeek in Grandview (third, Div. C).
  • Advertising - ThisWeek in New Albany (first place, Div. B); ThisWeek/The Dublin Villager (second, Div. A); ThisWeek/The Johnstown Independent (second, Div. E).
  • Photojournalism - ThisWeek/The Dublin Villager (first place, Div. A); ThisWeek/The Johnstown Independent (second, Div. E); ThisWeek in Grandview (third, Div. C).
  • Best Special Edition - ThisWeek/The Dublin Villager, Memorial Tournament Preview (first place, Div. A).
  • Best Weekly Newspaper Web Site - www.thisweeknews.com (first place, Group-Owned Site).