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2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
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2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
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2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
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2012 SCPA Annual Meeting Program
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  • 1. S.C. Press AssociationAnnual Meeting & Awards March 16 -17 , 20 12 Ti d es, Folly Beach
  • 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place — Personality Photograph3rd place — Personality Photograph3rd place — Photo story Sam O’Keefe1st place — Unpublished Photo1st place — General News Photo1st place — Photo Story2nd place — Photo Story2nd place — Spot News Photo2nd place — General News Photo2nd place — Feature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
  • 3. SPECIAL THANKSTO OUR SPONSORS GOLD SPONSORS “The Nation’s Fun Family Newspaper” SILVER SPONSORS BRONZE SPONSOR
  • 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. 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
  • 6. We Couldn’t Be Prouder! General Excellence CHRONICLECAROLINA FORESTCongratulations to our fabulous team! KATHY ROPP KATHY ROPP MICHAEL SMITH MICHAEL SMITH CHARLES PERRY CHARLES PERRY CHRIS MOWDER CHRIS MOWDER Horry Independent Editor HORRY INDEPENDENT EDITOR Chronicle Editor CHRONICLE EDITOR Herald Editor HERALD EDITOR Internet Director INTERNET DIRECTOR BETTY MOSES BETTY MOSES HEATHER GALE HEATHER GALE ROBERT ANDERSON ROBERT ANDERSON ETTIE NEWLANDS ETTIE NEWLANDS Myrtle Beach Herald MYRTLE BEACH HERALD HORRY INDEPENDENT Horry Independent Horry Independent HORRY INDEPENDENT CAROLINA FOREST CHRONICLE Carolina Forest Chronicle
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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
  • 16. I M ES S ALUTESFREE T REY CO INS HUTCH NA ROLI H CA ISTSOUT RNAL JOU YEAR OF THE
  • 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. 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
  • 19. The Times and Democrat TEAMWORK WINS AWARDS TheTandD.com gets best website award for third year in a row FIRST PLACE Newspaper Website: 0 OVER $17 AY PON TheTandD.com IN COU SUND NGS SAVI E INSID t Democra 1 H 6, 201 MARC ALL imes and NO. 65 VOL. 130 PAGES The T ONS, 192 | 15 SECTI sacred cipation, ericans y to eman | From slaver African-Am H CARO LINA sustained C1 RG, SOUT music has DAILY/Sports GEBU ORAN $1.50 Clemson, urglarime es on being USC rained Proctor out. B4 CSI’s Emily baby and having a adopted, of a mother’s love up with b s the secret Headline: Fedighborhood works together to fight cri D WALKER By RICHAR Writer T&DStaff Ne Jennifer Spears ALL DAILY/ ONLINE View this a article and revisit of collection help- articles for on Photo Page ful informati this in the event you. to happens D.com TheTand ER HUFF/T&D Design: CHRISTOPH young men www.TheTand hed two y approac The Times and D.com ed recently when a deputy s Democrat SPORto public, Chief Davis say concern she was Lane said s TS nearby Flossie Adams of , Belinda Watch meeting or Crime pping thank g at a Creekmo Speakin backup. 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Column Writ- emocrat AY, SEP TEM BER 5, 201 1 es and D MO ND The Tim NO. 248 VOL. 130 ing: Carol Barker ONS, 16 PAGES | 2 SECTI | CAROLINA SECOND PLACE RG, SOUTH ORANGEBU 75 CENTS Series of of Articles:Second is still w-i-n-n-i-n-g WALKER fairness RTIVE By RICHARD Writer TRUTHFUL assion S comp T&D Staff PO ANsSHIP COURTGSY I E Richard Walker, T&D M s RESPECT IAL TO THE RESPECT COUR SINCERITY weapon of NC cheerfulness FILE PHOTO/SPEC during a SPORTSMANSHIP a floor plan cou kindness compassion loyalty SPORTS P Team review ERITY TRUST IENCE truthful virtue SU AGE Response ivene ners gtr Safety Special EN VIR titude DILIGENCE cheerfulness WORTHY nt of Public pect patriotism good man Y rg Departme rg. 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A3 Goober AGAZINE SHIP LEADER a legacy is vir T i ENCE ENCE PAT I trustw here uts rank high LEADERSHIP loyalt tue generosity PUNCTUALITY orthy HOLIDAY, ss diligence DECEMBER Spot News Reporting: Richard Walker compassion nte citizenship cleanline y 25-26, 2010 / C1 kindness grity st Dionne Gleaton generosity hone Sports Enterprise Reporting: Brian Linder Reporting SWAMP In-Depth: Art has brighte GLASS THIRD PLACE Phil Sarata, L ned Christma s at White Ho use and beyond By DALE LINDER-AL T&D TMAN Staff Writer Dionne Gleaton‘Slammin’ and Jammin’ efforts honored again and Dale Linder-Altman The bright, artwork canbold colors of Herman home. be seen throughou Leonhardt ’s t his hand-built OPEN/Online News Lifestyle Beat Reporting: ing: Above a tProject: Brian Linder, Feature Writing: Richard WalkerEmery Glover, Larry Wendy Jeffcoat Crider Sports Feature Story: Brian LinderHardy and Thomas Grant Short Story: Feature Page Portfolio:Jr. for “Slammin’ and Richard Walker Wendy Jeffcoat CriderJammin’” Page One Design: Sports Page Portfolio: Al Somervell The T&D’s ‘Slammin’ and Jam- Kristin Coker News Headline min’ slam dunk contest won the Integration of Print and Web Cover-Writing: Gene Crider Spot News Photo: President’s Award from Lee Enter- age: Brian Linder, Emery Glover, Larry Enterprise Richard Walker prises for Innovation of Print and Hardy and Thomas Grant Jr. for “Slammin’Reporting: Sports Action Web coverage.Dale Linder-Altman Photo: Brian Linder and Jammin’”
  • 20. AttendeesShannon Greene Marty Hardwick Rachel Heaton Anne HutchinsThe Herald Hall of Fame Honoree’s Family/Friend The Island Packet/ Honoree’s FamilyRock Hill, SC Surfside Beach, SC The Beaufort Gazette Pennellville, NYNancy Groh Hilton Head, SC Corey Hutchins Rep. Nelson HardwickCharleston, SC Hall of Fame Honoree’s Family/Friend Jamie Heideman Free TimesJake Grove Surfside Beach, SC Clarendon Citizen Columbia, SCIndependent Mail Manning, SC Steve HutchinsAnderson, SC Michael Harrison Heidi Heilbrunn Honoree’s Family Fort Mill Times The Greenville NewsStella Grove Pennellville, NY Fort Mill, SC Greenville, SCAnderson, SC Denise K. James Lee Harter Ed Henninger The Summerville Journal SceneGill Guerry The Times and Democrat Henninger Consulting Summerville, SCThe Post and Courier Orangeburg, SC Rock Hill, SCCharleston, SC Claire Jamieson Dora Hartsell Sandra Hernandez The Associated PressPatricia Guerry Charleston, SC Rock Hill, SC Atlanta, GACharleston, SC Jeff Hartsell Alexander C. Hicks Ashley JenkinsMichael Hall Herald-Journal Chester, SC The Post and CourierRock Hill, SC Spartanburg, SC Mary Jenkins Charleston, SCChris Hanclosky Brian Hicks Chester, SC Bill HawkinsThe Post and Courier The Post and Courier The Post and Courier Travis JenkinsCharleston, SC Charleston, SC Charleston, SC The News & Reporter Stephanie Hicks Chester, SCJoyce Hanclosky Diane HawkinsCharleston, SC Spartanburg, SC Frank Johnson Charleston, SC The Berkley Independent Holly Hindman Summerville, SC The News & Reporter Chester, SC Nicole Johnson Hall of Fame Honoree’s Family/Friend Howard Hoffman Columbia, SC Publishing Group of America Franklin, TN Richard Johnson Independent Mail Julie Holcombe Anderson, SC The Greer Citizen Greer, SC Sylvia Johnson Hall of Fame Honoree’s Family/Friend Scott Holcombe Columbia, SC Greer, SC Susanne Kappler Bill Horton The Fort Jackson Leader The Post and Courier Columbia, SC Charleston, SC Bob Keenan Micha Howard Kidsville News, Inc. Anderson, SC Fayetteville, NC John Huff Bob Kinney Independent Mail The Post and Courier Anderson, SC Charleston, SC Jeff Hughes Karen Kinney Myrtle Beach, SC Charleston, SC Joe L. Hughes II Felicia Kitzmiller The Gaffney Ledger Index-Journal Gaffney, SC Greenwood, SC Scott B. Hunter Kurt Knapek Aiken Standard & The Star The Sun News Aiken, SC Myrtle Beach, SC
  • 21. Cong ulat rat ions TO THE WINNERS OF THE 2011 NEWS CONTESTYour Press Association and Newspaper Network Staff – Back Row (L-R): Bill Rogers,Executive Director; Jimmie Haynes, Director of Network Sales; Randall Savely, Director ofOperations. Front Row (L-R): Sharon Bailey, Director of Finance; Lacey Breit, AdvertisingWere proud t serve you! oCoordinator; Alanna Ritchie, Director of Advertising; and Jen Madden, Assistant Director.
  • 22. AttendeesKent Krell Mark Lett Pierre Manigault Mike McMillanThe State - Retired The State The Post and Courier Independent MailColumbia, SC Columbia, SC Charleston, SC Anderson, SCErnie Lambert Rebekah Lewis Nikie Mayo Pat McNeelyHometown News, Inc. The Herald Independent Mail University of South Carolina - retiredWoodruff, SC Rock Hill, SC Anderson, SC Columbia, SCTina Lambert Nick McCormac Wayne Miles Dale Linder-AltmanWoodruff, SC The Item Anderson, SC The Times and DemocratMark Laskowski Sumter, SC Orangeburg, SC Betsy Miller Shamira McCrayW.B. Grimes & Company The Post and Courier Brandon Lockett Rodney McMillian RecordFlorence, SC Winthrop University Charleston, SC Aiken StandardCindy Lee Marlene Mischner Aiken, SC Tonyia M. McGirtMoline, IL Camden, SC The Item Andy LyonsRoger Lee Sumter, SC Michael Mischner The Post and CourierTownNews.com Laura J. McKenzie Camden Media Co. Charleston, SCMoline, IL Barnwell Newspaper Group Camden, SCRoger Lee Jen Barclay Madden Barnwell, SC Eva MooreThe Summerville Journal Scene S.C. Press Association Ned McKenzie Free TimesSummerville, SC Columbia, SC Barnwell, SC Columbia, SCAnna Lesley Jeremi Madden Meg McLean Susan MoselyManning, SC Columbia, SC Columbia, SC Chester, SCJason Lesley Patti Manigault Tom McLean Betty MosesThe Manning Times Hall of Fame Honoree’s Family The State - Retired Myrtle Beach HeraldManning, SC Charleston, SC Columbia, SC Mrytle Beach, SC “The Nation’s Fun Family Educational Resource” • Serving Children, Teachers & Parents across America! • Inexpensive, Easy to Implement & Turnkey Operation Find out how your newspaper can Increase Revenue and Profits by participating in Kidsville News! in Education Call Bill Bowman at 877.458.6397 Bill Bowman President or visit us at www.kidsvillenews.com
  • 23. AttendeesDebbie Mulholland Paul Osmundson Bobby Parker Warren PlayerCharleston, SC The Herald Gaffney, SC Honoree’s FamilyMark Mulholland Rock Hill, SC Laura Parker Mt. Pleasant, SCEvening Post Publishing Co. Graham Osteen The Gaffney Ledger Will PlayerCharleston, SC The Item Gaffney, SC Honoree’s Family Sumter, SC Mt. Pleasant, SCSteve Mullins Candace ParrisIndependent Mail Jack Osteen John Pourtless Rock Hill, SCAnderson, SC The Item Media Span Group, Inc. Sumter, SC Nancy ParsonsCarolyn Murray Ann Arbor, MI The News & Reporter Jackie Osteen Ellen PriestThe Sun News Chester, SC Sumter, SC The Summerville Journal Scene,Myrtle Beach, SC Warren Peper Julie Osteen The Post and Courier The Berkeley Independent &Tom Murray Sumter, SC Charleston, SC The Goose Creek GazetteMyrtle Beach, SC Kyle Osteen Summerville, SCJessica Nelms Charles Perry The Item Myrtle Beach Herald Guy ReelThe Journal Sumter, SC Winthrop UniversitySeneca, SC Myrtle Beach, SC Susan D. Osteen Rock Hill, SC Jennifer PerryAkilah Imani Nelson Sumter, SC Fred Rindge Myrtle Beach, SCThe State The Post and CourierColumbia, SC Susan Osteen Bo Petersen Sumter, SC Charleston, SC The Post and CourierRick Nelson Alanna Ritchie Hubert D. Osteen Charleston, SCThe Post and Courier S.C. Newspaper Network The Item Cathy PetersenCharleston, SC Columbia, SC Sumter, SC Charleston, SCTim O’Briant Dianne Owens Dana RitchieAiken Standard Viriginia Pierce Pawleys Island, SC Columbia, SCAiken, SC S.C. Digital Newspaper Program Erin Owens Columbia, SC Cheryl RobertsonSissy O’Daniel Index-Journal Conway, SCHall of Fame Honoree’s Family/Friend Nicole Pioly Greenwood, SC Myrtle Beach, SC Sandy RobertsonMt. Pleasant, SC Bill Packard John S. Pittman Chester, SCSam O’Keefe The Herald Independent Steve Robertson The Greenville NewsIndex-Journal Winnsboro, SC Waccamaw Publishers, Inc. Greenville, SCGreenwood, SC Conway, SC Andy Paras Polly PlayerDan O’Mara The Post and Courier Honoree’s Family Karen RodmanThe Herald Charleston, SC Mt. Pleasant, SC Columbia, SCRock Hill, SC Doug Pardue Stokes Player Stefan RogenmoserSheila O’Mara The Post and Courier Honoree’s Family The Summerville Journal SceneRock Hill, SC Charleston, SC Mt. Pleasant, SC Summerville, SC
  • 24. Congratulations to the staff atSummerville Communications, Inc. Newspapers! Winners of:The President’s Cup Award, Weekly Division – The Summerville Journal Scene General Excellence Award, rd Place – The Summerville Journal Scene Innovative Concept (open division) – The Summerville Journal Scene Special congratulations go to individual staff members’ great work this year. DAN BROWN ROB GANTT 1st Place – Sports Column Writing 3rd Place – Sports Headline Writing 2nd Place – Humor Column Writing (All Weekly) 3rd Place – Reporting in Depth 3rd Place – Spot Sports Story STEFAN ROGENMOSER 3rd Place - Sports Feature Photo 2nd Place – Pictorial (All Weekly) 3rd Place –Unpublished Photo (All Weekly) 1st Place – News Feature Writing LESLIE CANTU 1st Place – Personality Photo or Portrait 2nd Place - General News Photo 2nd Place –Spot News Photo 2nd Place – Feature Photo 2nd Place – Personality Photo or Portrait 3rd Place –General News Photo ROGER LEE2nd Place - Sports Beat Reporting (All Weekly) PAUL ZOELLER 1st Place – Spot Sports Story 2nd Place – Single Online Photo 2nd Place – Spot Sports Story (Open Division) 2nd Place – Sports Feature Photo Honorable Mention – Single Online Photo Honorable Mention – Sports Action Photo (Open Division) 1st Place – Photo Gallery on a Newspaper FRANK JOHNSON Website (All Weekly) 1st Place - News Headline Writing 1st Place – Online Feature Video (All Weekly) 2nd Place – Sports Page Design Portfolio 2nd Place – Photo Gallery on a Newspaper 3rd Place – Short Story Website (All Weekly) 2nd Place – Online Feature Video (All Weekly)
  • 25. AttendeesBill Rogers Anna Smith Michael Smith Karen SouleS.C. Press Association Darlington, SC Carolina Forest Chronicle The Fort Jackson LeaderColumbia, SC Fred Smith Myrtle Beach, SC Hopkins, SCB-Linda Rogers The Post and Courier Mike Smith Tom SpainColumbia, SC Charleston, SC Herald-Journal The Post and Courier Spartanburg, SC Charleston, SCTim Rogers Gayle SmithThe Associated Press Young Smith Emily Sparr The Post and CourierRaleigh, NC Charleston, SC Anderson, SC Charleston, SC Charmaine Smith-Miles Noble SprayberryJesus RosaVelez Glenn Smith Atlanta, GAColumbia, SC Independent Mail The Post and Courier Anderson, SC Shelby StoneSusan Rowell Charleston, SC Louis Sossamon Greenwood, SCThe Lancaster News Kit Smith The Gaffney Ledger - retired Brantley StricklandLancaster, SC Honoree’s Family West Columbia, SC The Press and StandardJanice Ruinard Columbia, SC Walterboro, SC Del SouleAnderson, SC Kitty Smith The Fort Jackson Leader Maureen SurianoKen Ruinard Charleston, SC Hopkins, SC Charleston, SCIndependent MailAnderson, SCBarbara RutledgeThe Lancaster NewsLancaster, SCLinda SalsberryThe Press and StandardWalterboro, SCGene SapakoffThe Post and CourierCharleston, SCRandall SavelyS.C. Newspaper NetworkColumbia, SCHank SchulteUniversity of South Carolina - retiredVero Beach, FLGeorge SellersCharleston, SCLinda ShockleyLawnside, NJBob SimmondsIndex-JournalGreenwood, SCYvonne SimmondsGreenwood, SCCheng SioIndex-JournalGreenwood, SCJoe SitarzIndex-JournalGreenwood, SCGeorge SalsberryThe Press and StandardWalterboro, SC
  • 26. Founded in 2009. Two years — 7 Awards! Congratulates itsSouth Carolina Press Association award winners! Pete Cochran Anna Brown 1st Place Sports Feature 2nd Place Photo News Feature Sports Action Writing Photo Honorable 3rd Place Mention Faith Reporting Sports Action Photo Graham Williams 3rd Place Humor Column Writing 108 East Main Street, Union, SC 29379 Phone: 864.427.1090 Fax: 864.427.1095
  • 27. AttendeesCharles Swenson Chris Trainor Patrick WallCoastal Observer Index-Journal Free Times Help us planPawleys Island, SC Greenwood, SC Columbia, SC for theJudy Tarleton Christina Trainor Judy WattsCharleston, SC Greenwood, SC The Summerville Journal Scene, 2013 AnnualLarry Tarleton Drew Tripp The Berkeley Independent & Meeting &The Post and Courier - Retired The Press and Standard The Goose Creek GazetteCharleston, SC Walterboro, SC Summerville, SC Awards!Jim Tatum Pat Watts Sharon TruexThe Summerville Journal Scene Summerville, SC Anderson, SCSummerville, SC Take our short Cathy Dreher Trzcinski Sarah WelliverMorrey ThomasNews and Press S.C. Press Association The Island Packet/ evaluation on Columbia, SC The Beaufort GazetteDarlington, SC Hilton Head, SC Monday atPam Thomas Konstantin VengerowskiDarlington, SC Clarendon Citizen Richard Whiting scpress.org. Manning, SC Index-JournalMichael Thompson Greenwood, SCGreenville, SC Jonathan Vickery The People-Sentinel Wendy Whiting Wed love to hearSanti Thompson Barnwell, SC Greenwood, SCS.C. Digital Newspaper Program how we can makeColumbia, SC Dana Wachter Don Wilder Anderson, SC The Greer Citizen / Hometown this event evenJeremy TimmermanAiken Standard Kate Waldhauser News, Inc. better!Aiken, SC Columbia, SC Greer, SC
  • 28. AttendeesBonnie Calhoun WilliamsIndependent Mail Don Worthington The Herald Happy Sunshine Week!Anderson, SC Rock Hill, SCCheryl Williams Kylie Yerka March 11-17, 2012Blackshear, GA Independent MailDavid WilliamsIndependent Mail Anderson, SC As champions for open government, Gene ZaleskiAnderson, SC The Times and Democrat OUR FOUNDING FATHERS SPOKE UPGraham Williams Orangeburg, SCUnion County News Sally ZaleskiUnion, SC Orangeburg, SCMichelle WilliamsThe Associated Press Michael ZellmerAtlanta, GA S.C. Lawyers WeeklyRobert M. Williams, Jr. Holly Springs, NCNational Newspaper Association Chris ZoellerSouthFire Newspaper Group The Summerville Journal Scene,Blackshear, GA The Berkeley Independent &Jessica Wiltgen The Goose Creek GazetteSeneca, SC Summerville, SCMatt Winter Paul ZoellerThe Post and Courier The Summerville Journal SceneCharleston, SC Summerville, SCWarren WiseThe Post and CourierCharleston, SCFrank WootenThe Post and CourierCharleston, SC ...SO SHOULD YOU! It’s Sunshine Week, the annual celebration of open government, and we call you to action! To hear a message from the lips of Thomas Jefferson, scan this code Whether it’s access to public documents or admission to public meetings, it is your right to know and place your smartphone within how our public officials are making decisions that affect us all. Join your local newspaper in the the lines. Or visit scpress.org/scan. fight to let the sunshine in! To find out your rights and learn more about the Palmetto State’s open government laws, check out our easy-to-understand Citizen’s Guide to the S.C. Freedom of Information Act. It’s available for free at scpress.org/citizen. SPONSORED BY THIS NEWSPAPER AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA PRESS ASSOCIATION DEFENDING OPEN GOVERNMENT FOR 160 YEARS Congratulations to the 2011 News Contest winners! This years winners came from more than 3,500 entries. To order duplicate certificates, engraved plaques and plaque bases for your awards, visit scpress.org
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  • 30. CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR SUCCESS!We are proud to recognize 17 individual Independent Mail journalists and the entire newsroom staff as winners of Annual South Carolina Press Association AwardsFIRST PLACE Kirk Brown Ken Ruinard Nathan Gray Charmaine Smith-Miles Jake Grove Kylie Yerka Nikie Mayo SOUTHSECOND PLACE CAROLINA PRESS Best Entertainment Section ASSOCIATION Mike Ellis Richard Johnson Mike McMillan Liz Carey Jennifer Crossley Howard Independent Mail staff Scott Adamson for IndependentMail.com Sefton Ipock Independent Mail staff Erin Gillespie for General ExcellenceTHIRD PLACE Rusty Boggs Anna Mitchell Best Photo Gallery on a Newspaper Website
  • 31. 2011 President’s Award for Excellence First Place s.c. press association award-winning The Staff of The Post and Courier Lifestyle/Feature Special Edition or Section: “My Charleston” Integration of Print and Web Coverage: “Civil War: 150 Years” Individual winners: Grace Beahm Chris Hanclosky Fred Smith Tony Brown Bob Kinney Wade Spees Renee Dudley Adam Parker Yvonne Wenger Chad Dunbar Bo Petersen Gill Guerry Gene Sapakoff Second Place The Staff of The Post and Courier Innovative Concept: “Experience Charleston” Affiliated or Niche Website: “charlestonscene.com” Public Service for Daily Newspapers: “The Price of Living” Integration of Print and Web Coverage: “Cooper River Bridge Run” Individual winners: Grace Beahm Brian Hicks Fred Rindge Philip M. Bowman Brad Nettles Glenn Smithjournalists of Tony Brown Allison Nugent Bill Thompson Almar Flotildes Doug Pardue Tim Thorsen Travis Haney Andy Paras Yvonne Wenger Jeff Hartsell Bo Petersen Warren Wise to the Third Place The Staff of The Post and Courier News Special Edition or Section: “9/11” Facebook Page Daily Newspaper Website: “postandcourier.com” Public Service for Daily Newspapers: “Tracking an Arsonist” Integration of Print and Web Coverage: “Tracking an Arsonist” Individual winners: Grace Beahm Jeff Hartsell Gene Sapakoff Tommy Braswell Andrew Miller Glenn Smith Edward Fennell Doug Pardue Wade Spees Laura Joyce Gough Adam Parker Tim Thorsen Chris Hanclosky Luke Reasoner Yvonne Wenger Beth Harrison Doug Rogers Frank Wooten Honorable Mention Grace Beahm Alan Hawes Wade Spees Gill Guerry Brad Nettles

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