The Call Newspaper started in 1916 by local inventor Garrett Morgan and merged with the Cleveland Post in 1929 to become the Call & Post newspaper.
With the influence of editor and publisher W. O. Walker from 1932-1982, the Call & Post established itself as the most influential voice for African-Americans in Cleveland and ultimately Ohio. It earned praise as one of the finest African-American newspapers in the country.
The Call & Post is a newspaper with one statewide edition owned and published by Don King. The weekly edition of the Call & Post features local news in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati along with CP2 (Call & Post 2nd edition) which is an Arts and Entertainment tabloid.
Connie Harper, Associate Publisher and Executive Editor, vast influence, drive and direction keeps the award-winning Call & Post THE relevant voice of Ohio.
MEMBER, NATIONAL NEWSPAPER PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION
2009 NNPA Merit Awards
- ·1st PLACE - Outstanding Journalism on HIV/AIDS Education
- ·2nd PLACE - Best Original Advertising-Healthy LIfestyles
- ·3rd PLACE - Best Column Writing
2008 NNPA Merit Awards
- ·2nd PLACE - Best News Picture
- ·2nd PLACE - Best Original Advertising-Healthy Lifestyles
- ·3rd PLACE - Best Women’s Section-Women of Color
Press Club of Cleveland-Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards
- ·1st PLACE - Features: Personality Profile
- ·2nd PLACE - Covers: General Circulation Magazine