We have some news about Columbus Alive

Columbus Alive recently won 19 awards at the Press Club of Cleveland journalism contest, including Best Public Service and Best Arts & Entertainment.

That brand of relevant journalism will continue to grow online at columbusalive.com, which has become a popular vehicle for reading Alive’s unique take on community issues and entertainment options in Central Ohio.

For instance, 89 percent of Alive readers visit columbusalive.com during a month and activity in key metrics at columbusalive.com have increased by 15 to 32 percent this year.

And because the audience for Columbus Alive is moving online, we will shift to digital-only next month. The last print issue will be July 3.

Alive’s parent company, Dispatch Media Group, will devote digital resources to create a more robust online presence to significantly increase audience. For instance, Alive’s weekly e-newsletter will convert to at least five times a week.

In addition, we are exploring other avenues to build upon the trusted Alive brand to engage with its loyal followers.

Thanks for reading the print version of Columbus Alive and thanks in advance for continuing to read our award-winning journalism at columbusalive.com.