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1999 STAR Award Winners


 
SCBA News Release
August 1999

SCBA continues to recognize the broadcast accomplishments of South Carolina’s radio and television stations by presenting the 1999 STAR Awards. On Saturday, August 21, 1999 in conjunction with SCBA’s Summer Convention, the State Television and Radio (STAR) Awards were presented to deserving broadcast professionals.

 

RADIO

Station of the Year
WTCB-FM, Columbia

Richard M. Uray Service Project of the Year
WTCB-FM, Columbia
"1998 First Ladies' Walk of Life"
Brent Johnson & Jennifer Jensen

Broadcast News Award

Small/Medium Market
WIBZ-FM, Sumter
"Z-95 Metro News"
Rob Griffin

Large Market
WMHK-FM, Columbia
"Small Town Parade"
Bob Holmes

Newscaster of the Year

Small/Medium Market
WIBZ-FM, Sumter
Rob Griffin

Large Market
WMHK-FM, Columbia
Bob Holmes

Sportscaster of the Year

Small/Medium Market
WRHI-AM, Rock Hill
Greg Bunce

Large Market
WTMA-AM, Charleston
Robert Allen

Advertising Campaign Award

Small/Medium Market
WIGL-FM, Orangeburg
"Miller Printing Calendar"
Russ T. Fender

Large Market
WWSK-FM, Florence/Myrtle Beach
"Dick’s Pawn Shop"
Michael Parnell

Production- Commercial

Small/Medium Market
WKHT-FM, Sumter
"Computer Upgraders: Surfing the Net"
Kent Compton

Large Market
WMXT-FM, Myrtle Beach
"Body Vision"
Chris Ratliff & Carla Issac

Production- Promo

Small/Medium Market
WZSN-FM, Greenwood
"Jim the Janitor"
Bob Ace & Kathleen Prusator

Large Market
WTCB-FM, Columbia
"B106 Morning Show"
Brent Johnson

Production- PSA

Small/Medium Market
WGFG-FM, Orangeburg
"100 Years of Broadway"
Russ T. Fender

Large Market
WPEK-FM, Greenville/Spartanburg
"Make-A-Wish Foundation"
Jeff Warren & Russell Smith

Radio Show of the Year
WTCB-FM, Columbia
"B106 Morning Show"
Brent Johnson

TELEVISION

Station of the Year
WIS-TV, Columbia

Richard M. Uray Service Project of the Year
WYFF-TV, Greenville/Spartanburg
"SAFE KIDS Buckle Up"
Cathy Petropoulos & Libby Spencer

Broadcast News Award-Spot News
WSPA-TV, Greenville/Spartanburg
"Mill Fire"
Tom Johnson & Jason Parker

Broadcast News Award-Feature/Franchise
WYFF-TV, Greenville/Spartanburg
"The Search for Nessie"
Michael Cogdill & John Hendon

Broadcast News Award-Series
WIS-TV, Columbia
"SLED Dog #8"
Heather Hoopes & Randy Johnson

Newscaster of the Year
WSPA-TV, Greenville/Spartnaburg
Pamela Graham

Sportscaster of the Year
WIS-TV, Columbia
Rick Henry

Local Programming Award
WCSC-TV, Charleston
"Carolina Camera Sunday"
Michael Trouche & Jim DeMauro

Children’s Programming Award
WCSC-TV, Charleston
"Sweet Sixteen & Pregnant"
Charlie Thompson & Joe Grammer

Production-Commercial
WSPA-TV, Greenville/Spartanburg
"Lacher's Jewelers"
Anne Carnegie & Mike Allen

Production-Promo
WSPA-TV, Greenville/Spartanburg
"Family Promo"
Bill Shatten & Todd Rogers

Production-PSA
WFBC-TV, Greenville/Spartanburg
"Special Friends"
Natalie Steen & Martha Pruitt

Television Broadcast Personality of the Year
WYFF-TV, Greenville/Spartanburg
John Cessarich


 

 
 
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