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Published: Friday, 4/20/2012 - Updated: 2 years ago

4 Blade photographers honored for work in 2011

BLADE STAFF

Four Blade photographers have been honored by the Ohio News Photographers Association for their work in 2011.

Dave Zapotosky received a first-place award in the general news category for his photo of William Liske walking past family and friends in an Ottawa County Common Pleas Courtroom after he was sentenced to life for killing his father, stepmother, and stepbrother.

Andy Morrison finished second in the feature category for the photo of Jerica Stewart and her escort Ron Pettaway dancing during the 47th Annual Debutante Cotillion.

Lori King won third place in the sports-picture category for a selection of photographs of the University of Toledo women's basketball team playing in, and winning, the WNIT tournament.

Jeremy Wadsworth was honored with an award of excellence in the sports-feature category with his photo of Jacree Rayford's reaction after his team, Rogers High School, lost to Dayton Thurgood Marshall in a Division II state semifinal basketball game.

Fifty-five visual journalists from across the state submitted 832 entries in the 61st annual news photography contest judged last week at the Columbus Dispatch. Cleveland Plain Dealer's Lisa DeJong was named Ohio Photographer of the Year in the large-market category, and Bill Lackey of the Springfield News Sun won the honor in the small-market category.



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