2016 Touchstone Awards

The 2016 Touchstone Awards will be held on Thursday, October 27 at The Toledo Club. This annual event is an evening to recognize newsmakers and news breakers in the Northwest Ohio region. Click here to view the web version of this year’s invitation—and see who the nominees are!

2016 Touchstone Awards Ticket Information

Ticket options are listed below. To purchase your ticket, email info@toledopressclub.com with your name, organization, address, phone and email, along with your ticket option, and a member of the Club will contact you with payment information.

Ticket Options:

  • $65 – Press Club members
  • $75 – Nonmembers
  • $45 – Students
  • $450 – Table of 6

Questions about the ticket options? Call Shaun Hegarty at 419-265-9138.

Pulitzer Prize Winning Speaker

This year’s featured speaker is Connie Schultz, a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate, and Professional in Residence at Kent State University. In 2005, she won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for columns that judges praised for providing “a voice for the underdog and the underprivileged.” Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Politico, Parade, the Atlantic, ESPN Magazine and Democracy Journal. Read more about Connie’s impressive career.

Touchstone Award Categories

  • Print — Daily (newspapers)
  • Print — Non-daily (newspapers and magazines)
  • Broadcast – Radio
  • Broadcast –Television
  • Student – Print
  • Student – Broadcast (Radio/TV)
  • Digital Media (blogs, podcasts, websites, website content, etc.)
  • Golden Touchstone
  • Touchstone Contributor
  • Touchstone Lifetime Achiever

To view the 2016 list of nominees for the various categories, click here.

The prestigious Touchstone Awards is an opportunity to celebrate those who have made an outstanding contribution to Northwest Ohio through journalistic excellence or community service.The Press Club hopes to see you at the October 27 event!