S.C. Press AssociationAnnual Meeting & Awards     March 16             -17                , 20                    12      ...
Index-Journal      Winner of a newspaper-record 34 South Carolina Press Association awards                       Winner of...
ScheduleFriday, March 16                        of Events 3 –11 p.m.             Winners’ displays open                   ...
134 Columbus Street              CHARLESTON, SC 29403-4800                        (843) 577-7111BILL HAWKINSEDITOR AND PUB...
We Couldn’t Be Prouder!                                                  General Excellence                               ...
Restaurant RecommendationsON FOLLY BEACH:                                     It’s definitely on the shabby side but offer...
2011 – 2012 NecrologyMarion Brown; Feb. 2, 2011; Former Editor, North Myrtle Beach Times and Marlboro Herald-AdvocateSadie...
South Carolina        Press Association                      Hall                                  of                  Fam...
South Carolina        Press Association                      Hall                                 of                 Fame ...
South Carolina        Press Association                      Hall                                 of                 Fame ...
SCPA Hall of Fame           The S.C. Journalism Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to recognize and honor men and women ...
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AttendeesTanya Ackerman            Mac Banks                Janet Blackmon-Morgan     Crane BoydCoastal Observer          ...
AttendeesBobby Brown                        Scott Bryan                     John Bussian                           Julie C...
OPEN 107 –                    WEEKLY OVER 6,000                              & 2/3 TIMES COMBINED 148 –ILLUSTRATION       ...
AttendeesBill Collins                     Sue Detar                      Mike Ellis                     Connie GecyThe Jou...
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
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  1. 1. S.C. Press AssociationAnnual Meeting & Awards March 16 -17 , 20 12 Ti d es, Folly Beach
  2. 2. Index-Journal Winner of a newspaper-record 34 South Carolina Press Association awards Winner of the 2011-12 President’s Cup Second-place finish in General Excellence Mike Beckom Joseph Sitarz2nd place — Cartoon 1st place — Humor Column Writing 2nd place — Lifestyle Feature Writing Ben Breiner3rd place — Sports Enterprise Reporting Chris Trainor 3rd place — Humor Column Writing Scott J. Bryan1st place — News Headline Writing Richard S. Whiting1st place — Inside Page Design 2nd place — Column Writing2nd place — Column Writing 3rd place — Series of Articles2nd place — Feature Page Design Portfolio3rd place — Photo Page Design3rd place — Sports Column writing Scott Chancey2nd place — Sports Column Writing St. Claire Donaghy2nd place — Faith Reporting3rd place — Series of Articles Kelly Lafferty1st place — Personality Photograph3rd place — Personality Photograph3rd place — Photo story Sam O’Keefe1st place — Unpublished Photo1st place — General News Photo1st place — Photo Story2nd place — Photo Story2nd place — Spot News Photo2nd place — General News Photo2nd place — Feature Photo2nd place — Personality Photograph3rd place — Sports Feature PhotoHonorable Mention — Sports Feature Photo Erin Owens2nd place — Series of Articles Bob Simmonds3rd place — Sports Page Design Cheng Sio2nd place — Sports Feature Story3rd place — Sports Feature story
  4. 4. ScheduleFriday, March 16 of Events 3 –11 p.m. Winners’ displays open PierView Room 3 – 5 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting Atrium A 5:30 – 7 p.m. Opening Reception Shipwatch RoomSaturday, March 17 9 a.m. Registration, sponsor tables and winners’ displays open PierView Room 10 – 10:45 a.m. Top 10 Things Every Newspaper Executive Should Know Shipwatch Room During more than 30 years in the media business – including serving as associate director of the American Press Institute from 2005 until 2011 – Mark Mulholland has seen a lot. Prior to joining Charleston’s Evening Post Publishing Newspaper Group as vice president of marketing last fall, he held advertising and marketing positions at organizations including the Roanoke (VA) Times, Greensboro (NC) News & Record, Chicago Sun-Times, Lee Enterprises, WFLA-TV in Tampa, and others. In this session, Mark will share insights and observations about what newspaper organizations need to do to ensure ongoing success in the challenging environment in which we all now operate. 11 – 11:45 a.m. Clouds Blocking the Sunshine... A Look at FOIA Challenges in the Palmetto State Shipwatch Room Join SCPA Attorney Jay Bender as he moderates a panel of editors and reporters who will discuss current open government challenges, especially dealing with police reports. Panelists include Glenn Smith of The Post and Courier, Tonyia McGirt of The Item, Mike Smith of the Herald-Journal and Richard Whiting of the Index-Journal. 11:45 – 11:55 a.m. SCPA Business Meeting & Election of Officers Shipwatch Room 12 – 2:15 p.m. Weekly and Associate Member Awards Luncheon & Hall of Fame Presentations Atrium 2:30 – 3:45 p.m. The Challenge of Preserving Newspaper Public Notice Advertising Shipwatch Room John Bussian, attorney for the N.C. Press Association, will give a regional perspective and outline challenges they faced in preserving legals in North Carolina. Newspaper design consultant Ed Henninger will present some bold ideas on packaging legals for better readership. 4 – 5 p.m. AP News Council Meeting & Awards Shipwatch Room 6 – 7:30 p.m. President’s Reception PierView Room 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Daily Awards Dinner Atrium 9:30 p.m. – midnight Bar and patio on the beach will stay open for you to celebrate! Check out page 7 for restaurant and nightlife recommendations.
  5. 5. 134 Columbus Street CHARLESTON, SC 29403-4800 (843) 577-7111BILL HAWKINSEDITOR AND PUBLISHERMarch 12, 2012Welcome to the Edge of America!What better time and place than St. Patrick’s Day at Folly Beach to celebrate a great year for theSouth Carolina Press Association and honor South Carolina’s best journalism.We had record participation in this year’s contest with 3,500 entries and the quality of the workhas never been better.We can all take pride in our winners and the important work they are doing in their communities.I also salute the untiring work of your SCPA staff in keeping our association strong, particularlyon legislative matters, and helping spread the word across the state that newspapers remainviable and indispensable.Yes, we really do have a lot to celebrate!Please know that I appreciate your support this past year and I can assure you that the incomingslate of officers promises that our association’s future is in great hands.Cheers!Bill Hawkins
  7. 7. Restaurant RecommendationsON FOLLY BEACH: It’s definitely on the shabby side but offers HUSK, 76 Queen St.; Husk is Chef Sean Brock’s a spectacular view of the marsh, fresh fried distillation of Southern with a capital “S.” TheTACO BOY, 15 Center Street; 11 a.m. – 2 seafood and most famously, locally harvested, kitchen cures its own hams; makes its owna.m.; Authentic taqueria/cantina with tasty roasted oysters. preserves, conserves and pickles; grinds andtacos and nachos. Fun Margaritas and Tequila puts up. All ingredients are sourced from theflights, too. "Skip Siesta, Lets Fiesta." Live FAT HEN, 3140 Maybank Highway, Johns Island; South and the menu is written daily. Brock isentertainment Fri. and Sat. nights. Casual vibe of a French farmhouse. Menu pays Best Chef Southeast 2010 and called “the best homage to Charlestons Huguenot history by farmer who ever became a chef.” Also find aLOST DOG CAFE, 1106 West Huron Street; 8 offering French Lowcountry cuisine with the good selection of small-batch bourbons herea.m. – 3 p.m.; Great breakfast and brunch spot. farm-fresh ingredients. and a wine list grouped by soil type.BLU RESTAURANT, downstairs at the Tides; GLASS ONION, 1219 Savannah Hwy.; Go-to JESTINE’S KITCHEN, 251 Meeting St.; Serves up7 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Oceanfront dining featuring spot for local foodies that offers a hybrid menu Southern sacraments of fried, greens and sweets.fresh local seafood. Special St. Pattys Day drawing upon the rural South, the Lowcountrymenu and Irish music from 2 – 5 p.m. and 9 and New Orleans. It was started by Katrina ex- MAGNOLIAS, 185 East Bay St.; Pioneered thep.m. to midnight. pats whose mantra is: “the simple joy brought concept of “Uptown Down South” when it about by the perfectly cooked fried chicken, opened in 1990 and it was pivotal in sparkingWOODYS PIZZA, 39 Center Street; Pizza, subs hearty gumbo, crisp homemade pickles and Charleston’s culinary renaissance. It’s still a force,and cold beer. Live music. soft, buttery cookies." and the Down South Egg Roll is still on the menu.TOKYO CREPES, 110 E Ashley Avenue; 9 a.m. WILD OLIVE, 2867 Maybank Highway, John’s PENINSULA GRILL, 112 North Market St.;– 2:30 a.m.; Sweet and savory crepes that are Island; House-made salumeri and pastas. Four-star, four-diamond status. Sophisticatedperfect after a night out on the town. Located under a towering majestic oak and the food and first-class service in an elegant dining path is lined with olive trees and herbs. room. The Ultimate Coconut Cake is based onSNAPPER JACKS, 10 Center Street; 11:30 a.m. a family recipe and is sinfully rich – as in 12– 2 a.m.; Seafood and sports bar with open-air layers and 12 pounds.rooftop bar and live music. Downtown: SLIGHTLY NORTH OF BROAD, 192 East Bay St.;LOGGERHEADS BEACH GRILL, 123 W Ashley BLOSSOM, 171 East Bay St.; Local seafood and Local favorite for lunch or dinner, SNOB is busy,Avenue; 11 a.m. – 2 a.m.; Live entertainment produce are the backbone of menu that also energetic and most hospitable.all day/night on Saturday. features house-made pastas and wood-fired pizzas in a casually chic setting. COCKTAILS WITH A VIEW: The Rooftop atSURF BAR, 103 W. Cooper; Happy Hour: 4-7     Vendue, 19 Vendue Range, or the Pavilion Barp.m.; Serving appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, FIG, Chef-owner Mike Lata, Beard Best Chef on the top of the Market Pavilion Hotel at 225salads and daily specials. Porch is dog friendly. Southeast 2009, produces a market-driven East Bay Street. menu without pretensions.BLACK MAGIC CAFE, 103 W Erie Avenue; 7 a.m. COCKTAILS WITH JAZZ: Charleston Grill at– 9 p.m. Coffee, tea, sandwiches and bagels. GIN JOINT, 182 East Bay St.; Classically trained chef-owners have created a gin joint with a Charleston Place is a nice place to have a focus on pre-Prohibition spirits and classic cocktail. Mercato on N. Market Street also offersRITAS SEASIDE GRILLE, 2 Center Street; Lunch, jazz most nights.dinner and live music. foods with a speakeasy twist. They juice their own fruits, prepare their own syrups, and take ice very seriously. The menu allows a dinner MORE BREAKFAST SPOTS: Dixie Supply Cafe,BERTS MARKET, 202 E Ashley Avenue; Open 62 State. St.; Bull Street Gourmet, 120 King24/7. Great place to grab snacks, growlers of experience but is designed to offer  snacks worthy to the retro cocktail experience, such as St.; Caviar & Bananas in the Market; Marinadraft beer and local wine. Variety Store, 17 Lockwood Blvd. at the City Pad Thai popcorn and the “hog” dog. Marina; Palmetto Cafe, 205 Meeting St, inNear FOLLY: HOMINY GRILL, 207 Rutledge Ave.; Chef-owner Charleston Place Hotel; Toast, 155 Meeting Robert Stehling, Beard Best Chef Southeast in St.; Tabbuli, 6 North Market St.; SweetwaterBOWEN’S ISLAND RESTAURANT, 1870 Bowens 2008, puts his own stamp on Lowcountry cuisine. Cafe, 137 Market St.Island Road; This old seafood dive has been He has the nerve to serve the “Big Nasty Biscuit.”around since 1946 and is loaded with context. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  8. 8. 2011 – 2012 NecrologyMarion Brown; Feb. 2, 2011; Former Editor, North Myrtle Beach Times and Marlboro Herald-AdvocateSadie Want; Feb. 18, 2011; Former Reporter; Morning News, The State and The News and CourierWilliam C. Morris ; Feb. 22, 2011; Former Editor, Greenville PiedmontCarl E. Langley; March 25, 2011; Former Columnist, Aiken StandardJayne M. Speizer; June 13, 2011; Former Publisher, The HeraldBob Ford; June 19, 2011; Former Columnist, Reporter and Photographer; The Herald and The StateDoug Nye; Jun. 20, 2011; Former Writer and Editor; The StateThomas W. Chadwick; June 21, 2011; Former Reporter, The StateVivian Miller; August 25, 2011; Former Columnist; Aiken Standard and ReviewCarl Edwin Meynardie, Sr.; Sept. 2, 2011; Founder and Former Editor and Publisher; Hanahan News, Moultrie News and Goose Creek NewsMartha Elizabeth Espedahl; Sept. 11, 2011; Former Writer; The News and Courier and The Evening PostRobert Lee Hawkins; Oct. 18, 2011; Former Copy Editor, Columnist and Community Editions Editor; The News and Courier and The Evening PostThomas Langford; Dec. 26, 2011; Former Managing Editor and Columnist; The Times and Democrat and Greenville PiedmontPhilip Gibbs Grosse; Jan. 3, 2011; Former Sports Reporter and Business Editor; The StateWilliam Chamberlain; Jan. 10, 2011; Former Assistant Editor and Reporter; The Evening Post and The News and CourierJoanne Thrift; Feb. 18, 2011; Former Managing Editor, Anderson Daily Mail Congratulations to the 2011 News Contest winners! www.athlonsports.com
  9. 9. South Carolina Press Association Hall of Fame Robert Ashe Pierce 1928 - 2007 Few South Carolinians have matched Robert Ashe Pierce’s lengthy, that end, he drew on grass-roots perspective and played a key role indiverse and productive career in journalism. Readers and the community establishing a network of nearly 100 stringers in most of the state’s 46at large were well served by his catholicity of experience and knowledge counties and setting up and overseeing staffed-based bureaus in Aiken,honed during 42 years at The State newspaper as reporter, state news Rock Hill, Newberry and Florence.editor, managing editor and senior associate editor of the editorial page As an insightful memoirist, Pierce went beyond the nuts and boltsand distilled later into several books of merit. of day-to-day journalism. In South Carolina and Me and Between the A consummate craftsman from the trenches on up, Pierce won national Sheets, the latter published posthumously, he added flesh and bonespress awards for typography and reportage of black migrant workers and with whimsical, flavorful snapshots of places and people, especially thestate awards for reporting-in-depth, editorial and column writing. eccentricities of fellow journalists, screwball warts and all. Upon retirement, he authored a centennial history of The State, Away from his ink-stained, professional environment, PiercePalmetto and Oaks, chronicling the growth of South Carolina’s largest participated meaningfully in other community endeavors. As masterdaily newspaper and placing in historical perspective its role in events bridge player, he mentored others in print and in person and servedthat shaped the state’s social, economic and political evolution from as president of the South Carolina unit of the American ContractReconstruction to the end of the 20th century. Bridge League. He was a director of the Columbia Jazz Club which As news editor of The State, Pierce recognized that South Carolina was instrumental in staging the first Carolina Summer Jazz Festival inwas an assortment of local cultures with individual color and character: Columbia in 1960. Later, he played a big role in Main Street Jazz, anto wit, despite their proximity in the same coastal county, Beaufort was annual festival in downtown Columbia.a vastly different place from Hilton Head; towns like Loris, Lamar and Finally, in what became a particular passion in his later years,Hartsville were different contributors to the cultural mix of the Pee Pierce returned to his roots and was a leader in preserving for posterityDee; and that Springfield, his birthplace, had a uniqueness and charm his old high school in Springfield, a landmark structure of architecturalthat set it apart from neighboring Branchville and Denmark. significance. In recognition of his efforts, an old classroom, filled with Given Columbia’s centrality in a state as compact as South personal memorabilia, is dedicated in his memory.Carolina, Pierce helped make The State true to its name: the newspaper Journalism was Bob Pierce’s chosen profession. For nearly half aof record for readers from the Piedmont to the Lowcountry. Toward century, he did it and his community proud.
  10. 10. South Carolina Press Association Hall of Fame Peter Manigault 1927 - 2004 Modest in his manner and a genuine Southern gentleman, Peter in Argentina. Mr. Manigault soon became known internationally forManigault was a brilliant intellectual; keen businessman; excellent his work to protect press freedom, which was being stifled by severalwriter and newsman; decorated Navy veteran; nationally known Latin American dictatorships.preservationist and conservationist; internationally known defender Peter Manigault, who began his education in Charleston,of press freedom; accomplished linguist; amateur ornithologist and graduated with the highest honors from both Episcopal High Schoolpatron of the arts. in Alexandria, Va., and Princeton University. His graduate work A descendant of this country’s early French Huguenots, his was at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Businessnamesake was the speaker of the Colonial S.C. Assembly and planter. and Commerce. He enlisted in the Navy during World War II andThe younger Peter Manigault was fourth member of his family to lead later became a commissioned officer. His service was distinguishedCharleston’s daily newspapers. His family’s newspaper involvement by combat decorations from both the United States and Southbegan with his grandfather, Arthur Middleton Manigault, a Santee Korean governments, and he continued his reserve service as a NavyDelta rice planter who invested in The Charleston Evening Post, which commander.later acquired The News and Courier. His uncle, Robert, next took the Mr. Manigault started his newspaper career as a reporter forreins, followed by his father, Edward, after Robert’s death. the Columbia (S.C.) Record and later joined the Manigault family’s Peter Manigault became president and publisher of The News and newspaper business in Charleston, where he worked in variousCourier in 1959, and, later, chairman of the board of the Evening Post other departments before moving into the administrative offices.Publishing Co., a family owned media and marketing company with He was a canny businessman, beloved employer, patron of the arts,holdings throughout the United States. For more than 40 years, Peter renowned conservationist and quiet benefactor of numerous majorManigault played key but quiet roles in all the communities in this civic projects in and around Charleston. Under his leadership Eveningnation and abroad served by the Evening Post Publishing Co. Post Publishing Co. also gave millions of dollars via the Post and It was under Mr. Manigault’s guidance that Evening Post Courier Foundations to a wide range of non-profit and educationalPublishing Co. experienced its greatest expansion in its more than 200- organizations.year history. Also, Mr. Manigault’s involvement in the Inter-American His son, Pierre, currently is Evening Post Publishing’s chairmanPress Association led to EPPC’s purchase of the Buenos Aires Herald of the board.
  11. 11. South Carolina Press Association Hall of Fame Benjamin F. Perry 1805 - 1886 Benjamin F. Perry was South Carolina’s most significant editorial state district attorney while he continued to serve in the S.C. House ofvoice against secession and disunion from 1829 until the Civil War Representatives from 1862 to 1864. When the war ended, Presidentbegan. He began his career as an editorial writer for the Greenville Andrew Johnson appointed him as the first provisional governor ofRepublican, where he worked from 1826-1827. As editor of the Greenville South Carolina in June 1865. Perry resigned in November 1865 whenMountaineer, which became the Greenville Piedmont in 1909, Perry wrote he was elected to the U.S. Senate, but he never served because he wasso ardently against disunion that he was forced to fight a duel in 1832 refused a seat.with Turner Bynum, editor of the Southern Sentinel, a newspaper that Perry authored several books including “Reminiscenses of Publichad been founded in 1832 to counteract Perry’s Unionist influence in Men, Vol. 1” published in 1883; “Reminiscenses of Public Men, Vol.the Upstate. After killing Bynum, Perry vowed that he would never fight 2” published after his death in 1889; and “Biographical Sketches ofanother duel, no matter how often he was challenged. After Bynum’s Eminent American Statesmen,” published after his death in 1887. Adeath, Perry also added a standing head over his editorial column that biography and autobiography, “A Tribute to Benjamin Franklin Perry,said, “The Union Must Be Preserved.” In 1850, Perry founded a new ex-governor of South Carolina,” was published after Perry’s death innewspaper, the Southern Patriot, and bought the Mountaineer, which he 1887. A book containing the letters of Perry, titled “ “Letters of Mypublished and edited as the Patriot and Mountaineer until 1858 when Father to My Mother,” was published in 1890.he sold his interest in the newspaper. However, Perry continued to writearticles and books until he died. Born in Pickens District on November 20, 1805, Perry died on December 3, 1886 and is buried in Christ Church Episcopal Cemetery Perry also served in the S.C. House of Representatives from 1836 to in Greenville. He lived most of his life in Greenville in his home called1842 and from 1849 to 1860 and in the S.C. Senate from 1844 to 1848. Sans Souci, which burned in 1927. After the war began, Perry joined the Confederate army and became
  12. 12. SCPA Hall of Fame The S.C. Journalism Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to recognize and honor men and women who haveexcelled in their craft and made significant contributions to journalism and their communities. Only 67 newspaper journalists – from Colonial and Civil War days to the present – have been chosen by their peersfor this recognition. Honorees must have made their journalistic reputation in South Carolina. If the reputation reflectsachievements outside the state, the nominee must have been a native of South Carolina. Nominees must have beendeceased for four or more years. The S.C. Hall of Fame began in 1972 when SCPA President William L. Kinney Jr., of Bennettsville, acting ona suggestion from Secretary-Manager Reid H. Montgomery, set in motion activities that led to the establishment of a S.C.Press Association Hall of Fame. The first Hall of Fame inductees were presented at the SCPA Winter Meeting in 1973. Honorees are chosen by the press association’s Hall of Fame committee. This year’s committee was comprised of JohnHeath, retired from Beaufort Gazette; Tom McLean, retired from The State; Pat McNeely, retired from the University of SouthCarolinas School of Journalism and Louis Sossamon, retired from The Gaffney Ledger. Members 1973 1973 1974 1974 1974 1975 1975 1975 1976 Elizabeth Timothy (-1757) South Carolina Gazette 1974 Francis W. Narciso G. Bony Hampton Aaron Smith William Watts Arthur B James Rion Hubert Graham Dawson Gonzales Peace Willington Ball Jordan Sr. McKissick Osteen Peter Timothy (1840 - 1899) (1858 - 1903) (1874 - 1934) (1781 - 1862) (1868 - 1952) (1876 - 1956) (1884 - 1944) (1870 - 1955) (1721 - 1782) The Charleston The State, Carolina Spartan, The Charleston The Evening Post, The Dillon Herald Times-Democrat, Watchman and South Carolina Mercury; The Columbia; The Spartanburg; The Courier Charleston; The Richmond, Va.; The Southron, Sumter; Gazette Charleston News; News and Courier, Greenville News; Greenville News; Greenville News; Sumter Daily Item The News and Charleston; Greenville Piedmont Laurens Advertiser; Greenville Piedmont Courier, Charleston Charleston Journal The News and of Commerce Courier, Charleston; The State, Columbia 1976 1977 1978 1978 1979 1980 1980 1981 1981 Edward Hope p Arthur M. Harold C. Charles Oscar Robert Lathan Tom O’Connor Louis W. Cassels Robert Craft George A. DeCamp D C Manigault M i l Booker Sr. B k S Hearon H (1881 - 1937) (1902 - 1969) (1921 - 1974) Peace Buchanan (1865 - 1952) (1851 - 1924) (1888 - 1960) (1876 - 1959) The News and Hampton County United Press (1899 - 1968) (1898 - 1976)The Gaffney Ledger; The Evening Post, Spartanburg Herald- The Spartanburg Courier, Charleston; Guardian; Allendale International The Greenville News The ColumbiaThe State, Columbia Charleston Journal; Greenville Herald; Herald, The State, County Citizen Record; Dean of Piedmont; The Bristol, Va.; Times, Columbia; Asheville Journalism, USC Sumter Daily Item; Richmond, Va. (NC) Citizen; The Columbia 1924 Pulitzer Prize Record Winner 1982 1982 1983 1983 1983 1983 1984 1984 1984 Robert M. W.W. Smoak Wood Davidson Hall Thomas Edmund Adams James Loyal James Edward Ambrose Elliott William Elliott Hitt, Jr. (1877 - 1947) Grist McGee Ramsaur Sims Chaffin Gonzales Gonzales (1914 - 1968) Press & Standard, (1865 - 1925) (1889 - 1963) (1925 - 1976) (1914 - 1962) (1913 - 1977) (1857 - 1926) (1866 - 1937) Bamberg Herald; Walterboro Yorkville Enquirer; Charleston Evening The Greenville The Times and The Index-Journal, The State, The State, ColumbiaCharleston Evening Atlanta Constitution Post; The News and News; Greenville Democrat, Greenwood Columbia; The Post Courier, Charleston Piedmont Orangeburg News and Courier, Charleston
  13. 13. 1985 1985 1985 1986 1986 1986 1986 1986 1987 William R. Elbert Herman Ernest Allen Noah Graham Phil Buchheit R. Frank Mundy Samuel L. Harry L. Watson Robert Melvin Bradford Sr. Aull Cutts Osteen (1907 - 1978) (1915 - 1982) Latimer Jr. (1876 - 1956) Hitt (1874 - 1957) (1857 - 1929) (1912 - 1980) (1843 - 1936) Spartanburg Herald- The Index-Journal, (1891 - 1975) The Index-Journal, (1886 - 1963)The Fort Mill Times; The Newberry Charleston Evening The Item, Sumter Journal Greenwood The State, Columbia Greenwood Bamberg HeraldThe State, Columbia Herald and News Post 1987 1987 1987 1988 1988 1989 1989 1990 1993John Kelly Sisk Wilson William William Light Talbot Patrick Frank Wilmore Paul S. League Edward Edd A. Burch Hubert Duvall (1913 - 1980) Harris Kinney (1897 - 1980) Sossamon (1920 - 1978) Manigault (1907 - 1985) Osteen Greenville News- (1889 - 1955) (1902 - 1983) Chicago Evening Post; (1887 - 1979) The Lancaster News (1896 - 1983) Greer Citizen (1904 - 1987) Piedmont The Clinton Marlboro The Goldsboro (NC) The Gaffney Ledger Charleston Evening The Item, Sumter Chronicle Herald-Advocate, News-Argus; The Post Bennettsville Herald, Rock Hill 1993 1995 1995 1996 1998 1998 1999 2002 2002Miles Benjamin Thomas James A. Rogers William D. Joseph F. Smoak Marcellus C. Reid H. August Kohn Annie Laurie McSweeney Pettigrew Davis (1905 - 1990) Workman (1936 - 1993) Garner Montgomery (1868 - 1930) Mayer Kinney (1855 - 1909) (1926 - 1990) Florence Morning (1914 - 1990) The News and (1920 - 1992) (1909 - 1993) The News and (1902 - 1999) The Ninety-Six Georgetown Times News The News and Courier, Charleston; The Sun News, Myrtle The State, Courier, Charleston The MarlboroGuardian; Hampton Courier, Courier Charleston; Charleston Evening Charle Beach; The Myrtle Columbia; The Item, Herald Advocate County Guardian The Greenville Post Beach News; The Sumter; Winthrop News; The State, Myrtle Beach Sun; College; University Columbia The Field, Conway; of South Carolina; The Horry Herald; South Carolina Press The Loris Sentinel Association 2003 2005 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2011 Annie Howell William E. Rone Alfred B. Dr. Robert Felix Gregory de Robert Quillen Henry Timrod William Charles H. King (1926 - 1998) Williams Wilson Gibbes Fontaine (1887 - 1948) (1829 - 1867) Gilmore Simms Wickenberg Jr. (1893 - 1973) The State, Columbia (1856 - 1930) (1809 - 1866) (1834 - 1896) Fountain Inn Charleston Mercury (1806-1870) (1923-2004) Aiken Standard News and Courier, The South Charleston Daily Tribune Charleston City The State Charleston Carolinian Courier, The South Gazette, Daily South Carolinian; Daily Carolinian, The South Carolinian; Phoenix New York Herald 2012 2012 2012Peter Manigault Benjamin F. Robert Ashe (1927 - 2004) Perry Pierce The News and (1805 - 1886) (1928 - 2007)Courier, Charleston Greenville The State, Columbia Mountaineer; Southern Patriot, Greenville
  14. 14. AttendeesTanya Ackerman Mac Banks Janet Blackmon-Morgan Crane BoydCoastal Observer Fort Mill Times The Sun News Mt. Pleasant, SCPawleys Island, SC Fort Mill, SC Myrtle Beach, SC Vickey BoydJane Alford Rebecca Banks Steve Blackwell The Moultrie NewsCarolina Gateway Fort Mill, SC Hometown News, Inc. Mt. Pleasant, SCLancaster, SC Woodruff, SC Whitney Bragg John Barnwell Sumter, SC Lura BoggsFair Ariail The Post and Courier Anderson, SC Tommy BraswellCamden, SC Charleston, SC Rusty Boggs The Post and CourierRobert Ariail John Barrick Independent Mail Charleston, SCHerald-Journal Sumter, SC Anderson, SC Ben BreinerCamden, SC Rhonda Barrick Index-Journal Paul BowersIssac Bailey The Item Charleston City Paper Greenwood, SCThe Sun News Sumter, SC Charleston, SC Lacey BreitMyrtle Beach, SC Becky Baulch S.C. Newspaper Network Bill BowmanSharon Bailey The Post and Courier Kidsville News, Inc. Columbia, SCS.C. Press Association Charleston, SC Fayetteville, NC Mark BreitColumbia, SC Philip M. Bowman Columbia, SC Grace BeahmTracy Bailey The Post and Courier The Post and Courier Jackie BroachMyrtle Beach, SC Charleston, SC Charleston, SC Coastal ObserverBarbara Ball Adam Boyce Pawleys Island, SC Jennifer BecknellThe Voice Enquirer-Herald Camden, SC Angela BrownBlythewood, SC Rock Hill, SC Keri Todd Boyce Union, SCMelanie Balog Jay Bender Chronicle-Independent / Anna F. BrownThe Post and Courier S.C. Press Association West Wateree Chronicle Union County NewsCharleston, SC Columbia, SC Camden, SC Union, SC The Municipal Association of SC is your one-stop shop for sources and resources about issues related to cities and towns. Visit www.masc.sc for links to hundreds of online resources.
  15. 15. AttendeesBobby Brown Scott Bryan John Bussian Julie ChapmanUnion, SC Index-Journal North Carolina Press Association Rock Hill, SCDan Brown Greenwood, SC Raleigh, NC Dianne ChinnesThe Berkeley Independent Ruth Bryson John Byrum Hall of Fame Honoree’s Family/FriendMoncks Corner, SC Union, SC Herald-Journal Columbia, SCKirk Brown Mellnee Buchheit Spartanburg, SC Joe ChinnesIndependent Mail Hometown News, Inc. Martin L. Cahn Hall of Fame Honoree’s Family/FriendAnderson, SC Woodruff, SC Chronicle - Independent Columbia, SCRenee Brown Phil Buchheit Camden, SC Suzy ChinnesAnderson, SC Hometown News, Inc. Hall of Fame Honoree’s Family/Friend Woodruff, SC Debbie Callahan Columbia, SCRobert W. Brown Murrells Inlet MessengerUnion County News William Buchheit Chloe Cincotta Murrells Inlet, SCUnion, SC Hometown News, Inc. Winnsboro, SC Woodruff, SC Tim CallahanTony Brown Jill Cincotta John Burbage Murrells Inlet MessengerThe Post and Courier The Herald Independent Evening Post Publishing Co. Murrells Inlet, SCCharleston, SC Winnsboro, SC Charleston, SC Jim Cantey Denyse ClarkRick Brundrett Jimmy Burns Hall of Fame Honoree’s Family/Friend The News & ReporterS.C. Policy Council - The Nerve Greenwood, SC Columbia, SC Chester, SCColumbia, SC Judi Burns Leslie Cantu Tom CliffordAlicia Brunson Index-Journal The Summerville Journal Scene The Post and CourierSumter, SC Greenwood, SC Summerville, SC Charleston, SCDennis Brunson Elizabeth Bush Shawn Cetrone Kristin CokerThe Item Daniel Island News The Herald The Times and DemocratSumter, SC Daniel Island, SC Rock Hill, SC Orangeburg, SC Contact us. SCE&G Media Line 1-800-562-9308 Follow us on /scegnews sceg.com
  17. 17. OPEN 107 – WEEKLY OVER 6,000 & 2/3 TIMES COMBINED 148 –ILLUSTRATION ENTERPRISE REPORTINGThird Place: Free Times First Place: Free TimesWilbert T. FieldsLove Stinks Porter Barron Jr. Where Fear Still ReignsALL WEEKLY 129 – Second Place: Free TimesUSE OF TWITTER Eva MooreSecond Place: Free Times Driven OffEva Moore WEEKLY OVER 6,000 150 –Third Place: Free Times LIFESTYLECorey Hutchins FEATURE WRITINGWEEKLY UNDER 6,000 First Place: Free Times& OVER 6,000 COMBINED 145 – Patrick WallLIFESTYLE/FEATURE The Austin of Indie ClassicalSPECIAL EDITIONOR SECTION WEEKLY OVER 6,000 158 –Third Place: Free Times BEAT REPORTINGStaff First Place: Free Times2011 Green Issue Eva Moore Columbia city government
  18. 18. AttendeesBill Collins Sue Detar Mike Ellis Connie GecyThe Journal Scene, retired Daniel Island News Independent Mail Simpsonville SentinelSummerville, SC Daniel Island, SC Anderson, SC Simpsonville, SCMargaret Collins Julia DeWitt Shaneequa Evans Ashley GhereSummerville, SC Charleston, SC Rodney McMillian Record The VoiceJessica Connor Malcolm DeWitt Winthrop University Blythewood, SCS.C. United Methodist Advocate The Post and Courier Ashley Few Krista GibsonColumbia, SC Charleston, SC Orangeburg, SC The Greer CitizenDan Cook Brad Dickerson Doug Fisher Greer, SCFree Times The Sun News University of South Carolina Erin GillespieColumbia, SC Myrtle Beach, SC Columbia, SC Independent MailAmanda Criswell Glenn Donaghy Nathaniel Frederick Anderson, SCThe Sun News Index-Journal Winthrop University Rock Hill, SC Emery GloverMyrtle Beach, SC Greenwood, SC The Times and DemocratJennifer Crossley Howard St. Claire Donaghy Heather Gale Orangeburg, SCIndependent Mail Index-Journal Horry IndependentAnderson, SC Greenwood, SC Conway, SC Laura Joyce Gough The Post and CourierJosh Curry Joe Dowell Rob Gantt Charleston, SCCharleston City Paper Clarendon Citizen The GazetteCharleston, SC Manning, SC Goose Creek, SC Nathan GrayAnne Cushman Renee Dudley Dan Gaton Independent MailColumbia, SC The Post and Courier Charleston, SC Anderson, SCJames Denton Charleston, SC Bob Gecy Shana GrayThe Herald-Independent Heather Ellis Simpsonville Sentinel Herald-JournalWinnsboro, SC Anderson, SC Simpsonville, SC Spartanburg, SC We give your content mobility. www.mediaspangroup.com