Daniel Island News wins prestigious journalism awards
The Daniel Island News was recently recognized by the South Carolina Press Association with several prestigious journalism awards.
Elizabeth Bush was awarded the Judson Chapman Award for Public Service, third place, for her feature, â€œHonoring the past: DI Cemetery Projects seeks to restore and preserve.â€ This is a highly competitive, special award, which includes competition among all daily and weekly newspapers in the state. Bush also was awarded second place in Weekly Public Service journalism for her series, â€œThe Joy Project.â€
In the weekly newspaper division, Bush was awarded second place for her body of work for the year in Health Beat Reporting and third place in the Spot News Reporting category for the story â€œDI family loses dog in alligator attack.â€
In the top Open Division, again competing against all weekly and daily papers, The Daniel Island News Creative Director Jan Marvin won first place in the Tabloid Page One Design Portfolio category. The judges commented, â€œEye-catching design. Great use of art, color, and fonts.â€ The submitted page one covers included the Family Circle Cup, the Coffee Shop Edition, and spring Home & Garden edition.
Marvin also won second place in Single Feature Page Design for the story written by Elizabeth Bush about Water Missionâ€™s International.
Jennifer Johnston won second place in the Series of Article category for her series on Frank Abagnale, titled â€œDid you catch him? From con man to real man.â€ Johnston also won third place for Arts and Entertainment Writing with her story â€œThis dance floor is for everyoneâ€ and honorable mention for her body of work for the year in Business Beat Reporting.