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Bob Dyer

Since joining the Akron Beacon Journal in 1984, Bob Dyer has earned 53 regional and national writing awards. He was voted Best Columnist in the Nation by the National Society of Professional Journalists (2008) and Best Humor Columnist by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists (2013). He was named Best Columnist in Ohio by at least one professional journalism organization for six consecutive years. Dyer was one of the lead writers for “A Question of Color,” a yearlong examination of racial attitudes in Akron that won a Pulitzer Prize in 1994. He has also written two books.

Books by Bob Dyer

  • Omar!, a book by Omar Vizquel: My Life On and Off the Field

    Omar!

    $14.95
  • The Top 20 Moments in Cleveland Sports, a book by Bob Dyer: Tremendous Tales of Heroes and Heartbreaks

    Top 20 Moments in Cleveland Sports

    $14.95
  • Blimp Pilot Terrorizes Akron (And Other Hot Air), a book by Bob Dyer: From Columnist Bob Dyer of the Akron Beacon Journal

    Blimp Pilot Terrorizes Akron

    $14.95