Daniel Island News sales and design staff earn top ad design awards

“It made us hungry,” commented the advertising design judges for the South Carolina Press Association’s annual ad design contest when describing the first place award given to Daniel Island News Creative Director Jan Marvin and Sales Executive Ronda Schilling for their work on an advertisement for Daniel Island eatery Dragon Palace in the Restaurant/Night Life category. That comment, just one of many accolades given to our staff, certainly sums up what a good restaurant ad should do.
The Daniel Island News sales team and design team garnered six awards from the South Carolina Press Association advertising contest. Four of the six designs, including the Dragon Palace ad, earned first place honors.

Daniel Island News Creative Director Jan Marvin designed all the winning ads and was recognized with Sales Executives Trudy Hicks and Schilling for their outstanding work in helping our advertisers’ businesses grow. Congratulation to the team. The winning ads, by place and category are:

First Place – Furniture: deGuise Interiors. Jan Marvin and Trudy Hicks. Judges’ comments: “Fonts go together nicely. Seasonal. Good sale information. Good use of graphics.”
First Place – Fashion: The Trunk Show. Jan Marvin and Ronda Schilling. Judges’ comments: “Has a nice spotlight on products. Clean, simple ad with nice use of color against neutral tones.”
First Place – Newspaper Promotion: the Big Pet Edition. Jan Marvin. Judges’ comments: “Aesthetically pleasing. Good mix of colors.”
First Place – Restaurant/Night Life: Dragon Palace. Jan Marvin and Ronda Schilling. Judges’ comments: “Great layout and photos. It made us hungry. Informative but not overwhelming.”
Second Place – Jewelry/Floral/Gift: Waldrop Jewelry. Jan Marvin and Ronda Schilling
Third Place – Use of Color: Croghan’s Jewel Box. Jan Marvin

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