WHIO-TV Channel 7 was honored in Division II, which includes stations licensed outside of Cleveland Columbus or Cincinnati.
Other first place spots for WHIO include:
- James Brown and Byron Stirsman came in first place for best feature reporting for Making a Difference project.
- Stirsman came in first place in the best photographer category.
- WHIO also came in first place in the best continuing coverage category for the project Wrong Way Driver.
- Becky Grimes and Stirsman came in first place in best investigative reporting category for Patient Brokering project. They also came in second place for Home Ownership with a Catch.
* Caryn Golden and Stirsman came in second place in the enterprise reporting category for the Refusal to Prosecute project.
* Alex King came in second place in the best producer category.
* WHIO Radio won second place for best spot news coverage.
The newspaper won several awards in Division V which includes newspapers with circulations above 60,000.
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* The Dayton Daily News won second place in the best digital presence category.
* The Dayton Daily News won third place for best daily sports section.
* Katie Wedell came in second place in the public service category for her Terrible Mistakes project.
* Wedell came in third place in the explanatory reporting category for her coverage of last year's prescription drugs state ballot issue.
* The newspaper won third place for best investigative reporting for its Jailhouse Investigation project.