Aaron M. Smith began his journalism career at the Urbana Daily Citizen before being named as the Sports Editor at the Port Clinton News Herald. Smith won numerous writing and production awards during his stint at both papers. Here are some of his standout articles.
"Easily the best writer in his class."
"His articles were well written by a journalist with great reporting and writing skills."
"Smith did an outstanding job of capturing a significant moment not only for a high school football team, but also the players involved and the community that supports them. He uses excellent reporting to get a key quote that helps a well-written lead come full circle."
What the Associated Press Society of Ohio judges said about Aaron M. Smith's writing: