She is a regular contributor to the ASSIST News Service
By Dan Wooding, Founder of ASSIST News Service
CANTON, OHIO (ANS – August 31, 2017) — Bestselling author and award-winning journalist, Ginny McCabe, was recently honored with six awards at the Ohio’s Best Journalism awards ceremony, which was held on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at the world-renowned Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
Sponsored by the Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) chapters statewide, the Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest presented over 300 awards to journalists from across the state.
There were 315 awards announced out of more than 700 entries that were submitted for consideration.
McCabe’s awards were for her work in Journal-News, Reuters and Christian Market Magazine. The awards included a first-place award for “Best Arts Review” as well as second place awards for “Best Rock and Roll Feature Writing,” “Best News Writing” and “Best News Story,” “Best Arts Profile,” and “Best Arts Review.”
Ginny has spent decades covering topics like news, music, theater, arts and entertainment, business and faith-inspired themes. In addition to writing regularly for publication, Ginny’s books have been published by Thomas Nelson/Harper Collins and Standard Publishing.
She serves on the board of directors, and as secretary, for the Greater Cincinnati Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She is also a member of Christian Author’s Network and Advanced Writers and Speakers Association.
Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest is a statewide competition for the best in newspaper, magazine, television, radio, trade, digital, college and freelance journalism. Entrants submitted work from 2016. The Long Island Press Club served as judges for the contest. Entrants were not required to be members of SPJ. For a complete list of winners, visit www.ohiospjawards.org.
Connect with Ginny McCabe on Twitter at @ginnymccabe, on Facebook @ginnymccabeauthor and at www.ginnymccabe.com.
Note from Dan Wooding. I would like congratulate Ginny McCabe for receiving these well-deserved honors. She has been a regular contributor to the ASSIST News Service for many years, and her excellent work deserves being recognized in this way. Well done, Ginny!
Photo captions: 1) Ginny McCabe with her awards. (Photo: Jerry Masek). 2) Another picture of Ginny with her awards. 3) Dan Wooding was honored with the “Spirit of Love & Peace Award” on the final night of the recent “2017 Love International Film Festival” before a large crowd drawn from the Hollywood entertainment community. It was presented to him by his son, Peter Wooding.
About the writer: Dan Wooding, 76, is an award-winning winning author, broadcaster and journalist who was born in Nigeria of British missionary parents, and is now living in Southern California with his wife Norma, to whom he has been married for more than 54 years. Dan is the founder and international director of ASSIST (Aid to Special Saints in Strategic Times) and the ASSIST News Service (ANS). He is also the author of numerous books and has two US-based TV programs, including “Inside Hollywood with Dan Wooding” — http://hsbn.tv/[on-demand]%20inside-hollywood.html — and also a weekly radio show. Dan’s, most recent honor was a top humanitarian award at a film festival in Beverly Hills, California, for his long-standing reporting on persecuted Christians around the world. It was presented to him by his son, Peter Wooding.
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