The Metropreneur Wins Two Journalism Awards from Ohio Society of Professional Journalists

The Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland Chapters of The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) announced today the winners of their annual Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest, which The Metropreneur received two second place awards. This year’s competition — which recognizes work published in 2015 — was the first year The Metropreneur entered content. A total of 652 entries were submitted to the contest from all across the state of Ohio.

The second place awards received by The Metropreneur include:

The Metropreneur sister-site Columbus Underground was also recognized with six first place awards and one second place award.

The first place awards received under Columbus Underground include:

The second place award received under Columbus Underground includes:

All submissions are judged by a group external to Ohio. This year the Long Island Press Club decided the outcomes. The winners will be celebrated at an upcoming luncheon on Saturday, August 27 at The Boat House at Confluence Park.

For more information on the Ohio SPJ Awards, visit