Alive takes home 15 awards at annual ceremony

For the third year in a row, Columbus Alive was named the best alt-weekly in Ohio by the Cleveland Press Club, which held its annual award ceremony at the Cleveland House of Blues this past weekend.

Here’s a rundown of all 15 awards Alive collected, as well as links to the winning features.

1st Place

Best Non-Daily Newspaper in Ohio: Alternatives

(Judges comment: "The reason alternatives exist. Engaging and eminently readable.")

Photography/General News Non-Daily: The Black Pride 4, Rob Hardin

Community/Local Coverage: The White Nationalist from Worthington, Joel Oliphint and Andy Downing

Arts & Entertainment: That's Just Crazy, Jim Fischer

Public Service: Inking Over Hate, Andy Downing

Sports: The Wrestler, Andy Downing

Features/Personality Profile: Last Wordz, Andy Downing

2nd place

Photography/General News Non-Daily: Dru Batte, Tim Johnson

Features/General: What happened to Joey LaBute?, Joel Oliphint

Public Service: Delayed Justice, Joel Oliphint

Sports: Face of the Franchise, Jim Fischer

Arts & Entertainment: Soul Awakening, Erica Thompson

Community/Local Coverage: Pride & Prejudice, Erica Thompson

3rd place

Community/Local Coverage: Little Brother's, big shoes, Joel Oliphint and Andy Downing

Arts & Entertainment: Last Wordz, Andy Downing