Alive takes home Best Alt-Weekly from the Cleveland Press Club

Andy Downing
adowning@columbusalive.com
Tim Johnson's award-winning photo taken at Lox Bagels.

Cleveland Press Club winners were announced in an online ceremony on Friday, with Alive taking home a total of 12 awards, including first place inBest in Ohio: Best Non-Daily Newspaper in Ohio: Alternatives, which is an incredibly wordy way of saying Best Alt-Weekly. The win carries slightly more meaning this year, since it’s the last time thatAlive can compete in the category (entries were drawn from the issues published prior to the July 2019 end of our print run; online publications are ineligible).

Here’s a full rundown of the winners, along with links to read the entries.

First Place

Best in Ohio: Best Non-Daily Newspaper in Ohio: Alternatives

Non-Daily Newspapers: Community/Local Coverage, Multiple Women Accuse Actual Brewing Founder Fred Lee Of Sexual Assault, Andy Downing 

Non-Daily Newspapers: Arts & Entertainment,Acclaimed Conductor Alessandro Siciliani At Center of Sexual Misconduct Complaints, Andy Downing 

Non-Daily Newspapers: Features, General,The Lost Art of Listening, Joel Oliphint 

Second Place

Best in Ohio: Reviews/Criticism, Andy Downing 

Non-Daily Newspapers: Features, Personality Profile,Remembering Amber Evans, Andy Downing 

Non-Daily Newspapers: Public Service,Multiple Women Accuse Actual Brewing Founder Fred Lee of Sexual Assault, Andy Downing

Non-Daily Newspapers: Arts & Entertainment,Artist DonCee Is Cut From a Different Cloth, Joel Oliphint 

Photography: Studio Photography—All Others, Bagel Stack, Tim Johnson

Third Place

Open: Single Essay, A Dozen Years with Bon Iver, Joel Oliphint 

Open, Obituary,Final Dispatch From the Comics Reporter, Andy Downing 

Non-Daily Newspapers: Features, General,The Disappearance of Tyler Davis, Andy Downing