As a well-respected and experienced author and journalist, Ginny McCabe has authored five books. Her bestselling and award-winning title with Dr. Jill Hubbard, Secrets Young Women Keep is available from Thomas Nelson (www.Thomasnelson.com.) Other titles include: Some Kind of Journey: On the Road with Audio Adrenaline, Living A Gold Medal Life: Inspirations from Female Athletes, and Changed: True Stories of Finding God Through Christian Music.
Ginny has also collaborated on four additional book titles – Rock Stars on God: 20 Artists Speak Their Minds About Faith by Doug Van Pelt, Rich Chick by Michelle Matson (www.richchick.com), The Spiritual Significance of Music by Justin St. Vincent (www.xtrememusic.org) and Words to Write By compiled by Robin Bayne.
Additionally, McCabe is a news, feature and entertainment writer/reporter who has penned thousands of diverse articles for daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, magazines and Web sites for national and international audiences. Her writing credits include: Journal News, Dayton Daily News (daily newspapers), Today’s Pulse, WCPO.com, Reuters, Cincinnati Business Courier, Dayton Magazine, Bassics, American Songwriter, CCM Magazine, Christian Retailing, CBA Marketplace Magazine, Retailers & Resources, HM Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Living With Teenagers, Encounter, Livewire, Devotions, 365 Devotions, The Quiet Hour, Assistnews.net, Lifeway.com, Crosswalk.com, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Magazine, NRB Today, Infuze Magazine, Christian Music Planet, AXS.com,Yahoo! and more.
Awards & Accolades:
Cincy Chic’s first annual “2007 Women of the Year Award” Honoree
ECPA Silver Medallion Award for Secrets Young Women Keep
Bestselling Author status from the CBA Booksellers Association for Secrets Young Women Keep
Ted Scripps Leadership Institute, Graduate, Certificate, 2017, SPJ, Scripps
HET Training, Graduate, Certificate, 2017, Thomson Reuters
The Society of Professional Journalists “Excellence In Journalism” – Received 3 awards in 2012, 2013 for Deadline News Reporting, 2014 for Business Beat Reporting. In 2015, First Place Winner for News Reporting and First Place Winner for Feature Reporting. In the 2016 “Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest,” McCabe received First Place Winner for “Best Rock and Roll Feature Writing” and a second place honor for “Best Arts Reporting.” In 2017, she received 6 more honors, including Best News Story Award for “Harambe” (Reuters) and a Best News Writing Award for “Ray Tensing/Sam DuBose First Trial” (Reuters) as well as “Best Arts Profile” (Journal-News) “Best Arts Review” (Journal-News) and “Best Rock and Roll Feature Writing” (Journal-News, two years in a row) in the 2017 Ohio’s Best Journalism Awards. Awards in 2018 include 7 first and second place awards in Ohio’s Best Journalism for her work in Journal-News, Reuters and Dayton Magazine. First place awards include “Best Freelance Writer” (Reuters,) “Best News Writing,” (Reuters,) “Best Investigative Reporting” (Reuters,) and “Best Arts Review” (Dayton Magazine.) Additionally, the Greater Cincinnati Pro Chapter was honored with the “Small Chapter of the Year Award” in 2014, 2016 and 2017.
National Religious Broadcasters, Media, Communications
Christian Authors Network, Board Member, Assistant Treasurer
Society of Professional Journalists, Board Member, President, Cincinnati Pro Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists, Managing Editor, Chapter Newsletter, Cincinnati Pro Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists, Website and Social Media Administrator, Cincinnati Pro Chapter
Society of Professional Journalists, Freelance Community Officer, Membership/Outreach
Society of Professional Journalists
National Association of Newspaper Columnists
Online News Association
Christian Authors Network
Advanced Writers and Speakers Association
NARAS, Nashville Chapter
Women’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati