AKRON—Tire Business Senior Reporter William Schertz and Senior Washington Reporter Miles Moore earned awards in the 2013 Ohio's Best Journalism Competition, presented collaboratively by the Society of Professional Journalists chapters in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus.
In the Print Small category (fewer than 75,000 circulation), Mr. Schertz won the first place award for human interest writing for “Down—not out,” a feature on the winner of the Gabrielle Giffords Inspiration Award, sponsored by the International Tire Exhibition & Conference last year.
Mr. Moore earned second place for best government reporting for “Tire tariffs fini—Now what?” Messrs.
Schertz and Moore were among 300 award winners who were chosen from 606 entries. Entries were judged by out-of-state SPJ chapters and professional organizations.