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        2021 STAR AWARDS SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2021!

THE SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE 2021 SCBA STAR AWARDS WINNERS!

                       John Humphries, WYFF 4   &   Steve Sinicropi, WYRD-FM

THE 2021 SCBA 2021 STAR AWARDS

STATIONS OF THE YEAR:

WYFF 4 TELEVISION STATION OF THE YEAR AND

WYRD-FM RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

The South Carolina Broadcasters Association (SCBA) honored Palmetto State broadcasters at the annual State Television and Radio (STAR) Awards celebration on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at the Hilton Columbia Center.

The STAR Awards recognize the exceptional accomplishments of the South Carolina stations and their broadcast professionals.

2021 SCBA Star Awards Recipients:

 

TELEVISION PRODUCTION: COMMERCIAL
·         STAR AWARD:  WIS-TV, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  WLTX-TV, Columbia

 

RADIO PRODUCTION: COMMERCIAL (MEDIUM/SMALL MARKET)

·         STAR AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill  (State Farm)

·         MERIT AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill (York Natural Gas)

 

RADIO PRODUCTION: COMMERCIAL (LARGE MARKET)

·         STAR AWARD:  WMFX-FM, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  WARQ-FM, Columbia

 

TELEVISION PRODUCTION: PSA
·         STAR AWARD:  WYFF 4, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WBTW-TV, Myrtle Beach

RADIO PRODUCTION: PSA (MEDIUM/SMALL MARKET)

·         WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill

·         WRHM-FM, Rock Hill

 

RADIO PRODUCTION: PSA (LARGE MARKET)

·         WYRD-FM, Greenville – Tim Scott

·         WYRD-FM, Greenville – Jeff Duncan

 

TELEVISION PRODUCTION: PROMO

·         STAR AWARD:  WIS-TV, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  WCSC-TV, Charleston

 

RADIO PRODUCTION: PROMO (MEDIUM/SMALL MARKET)

·         STAR AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill (Christmasville)

·         MERIT AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill (Boo Haha)

 

RADIO PRODUCTION: PROMO (LARGE MARKET)

·         STAR AWARD:  WXST-FM, Charleston

·         MERIT AWARD:  WROQ-FM, Greenville

 

TELEVISION PRODUCTION: MULTI-SPOT CAMPAIGN

·         STAR AWARD:  WYFF 4, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WIS-TV, Columbia

 

 RADIO PRODUCTION: MULTI-SPOT CAMPAIGN (MEDIUM/SMALL MARKET)

·         STAR AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill

·         NO MERIT AWARD

 

TELEVISION CONVERGENCE COVERAGE

·         STAR AWARD:  WPDE-TV, Myrtle Beach

·         NO MERIT AWARD

 

RADIO CONVERGENCE COVERAGE

·         STAR AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill

·         MERIT AWARD:  WLTR-FM, Columbia

 

TELEVISION BEST USE OF DIGITAL PLATFORMS

·         STAR AWARD:  WIS-TV, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  WCBD-TV, Charleston

 

RADIO BEST USE OF DIGITAL PLATFORMS

·         STAR AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill

·         MERIT AWARD:  WLTR-FM, Columbia

 

TV LOCAL PROGRAMMING

·         STAR AWARD:  WPDE-TV, Myrtle Beach

·         MERIT AWARD:  WYFF 4, Greenville

 

TELEVISION BROADCAST NEWS – SPOT NEWS
·         STAR AWARD:  WYFF 4, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WCSC-TV, Charleston

 

RADIO BEST NEWS TALK SHOW

·         STAR AWARD:  WYRD-FM, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill

 

TELEVISION BROADCAST NEWS: INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

·         STAR AWARD:  WYFF 4, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WIS-TV, Columbia

 

RADIO BREAKING NEWS STORY

·         STAR AWARD:  WLTR-FM, Columbia

·         NO MERIT WINNER

 

TV BROADCAST NEWS:  FEATURE/FRANCHISE

·         STAR AWARD:  WYFF 4, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WCSC-TV, Charleston

 

RADIO BEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM

·         STAR AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill

·         MERIT AWARD:  WZMJ-FM, Columbia

 

TELEVISION BROADCAST NEWS: SERIES

·         STAR AWARD:  WMBF-TV, Myrtle Beach
·         MERIT AWARD:  WCSC-TV, Charleston

 

RADIO MORNING SHOW BROADCAST PERSONALITY OR TEAM

·         STAR AWARD:  WZMJ-FM, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill

 

TELEVISION BEST MORNING NEWSCAST OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  WHNS-TV, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WPDE-TV, Myrtle Beach

 

TELEVISION BEST EVENING NEWCAST OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD;  WIS-TV, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  WHNS-TV, Greenville

 

TELEVISION REPORTER OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  Adam Mintzer, WIS-TV, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  Rob Way, WCSC-TV, Charleston

 

RADIO REPORTER OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  Victoria Hansen, WLTR-FM, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  Thelisha Eaddy, WLTR-FM, Columbia

 

TELEVISION BEST SPORTS SPECIAL

·         STAR AWARD:  WIS-TV, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  WCSC-TV, Charleston

 

RADIO BEST SPORTS SHOW/SPORTS TALK SHOW
·         STAR AWARD:  WYRD-AM, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WWNQ-FM, Columbia

 

TV PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  Chip Baysden, WYFF 4, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  George Hansen, WMBF-TV, Myrtle Beach

 

RADIO BEST COVERAGE - CIVIL DISCOURSE & SOCIAL CHANGE
·         STAR AWARD:  WWDM-FM, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  WLTR-FM, Columbia

 

TV BEST ELECTION COVERAGE
·         STAR AWARD:  WCSC-TV, Charleston

·         MERIT AWARD:  WCBD-TV, Charleston

 

TELEVISION PRODUCER OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  John Romanski, WIS-TV, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  Kristina Lobo, WCBD-TV, Charleston

 

TELEVISION SPORTSCASTER OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  Rick Henry, WIS-TV, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  Candace Martino, WBTW-TV, Myrtle Beach

 

RADIO SPORTSCASTER OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  Chris Miller, WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill

·         NO MERIT AWARD

 

TELEVISION WEATHERCASTER OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  Chris Justus, WYFF 4, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  Ed Piotrowski, WPDE-TV, Myrtle Beach

 

TELEVISION ANCHOR OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  Bill Sharpe, WCSC-TV, Charleston

·         MERIT AWARD:  Ann McGill, WCSC-TV, Charleston

 

RADIO SHOW OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Palmetto Mornings, Rock Hill

·         MERIT AWARD:  WFBC-FM – The Hawk & Tom Show, Greenville

 

TV BEST COVERAGE - CIVIL DISCOURSE & SOCIAL CHANGE
·         STAR AWARD:  WYFF 4, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WIS-TV, Columbia

 

RADIO BEST PANDEMIC-RELATED SERVICE TO COMMUNITY
·         STAR AWARD: WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill

·         MERIT AWARD:  WYRD-FM, Greenville

 

TV BEST PANDEMIC-RELATED SERVICE TO COMMUNITY
·         STAR AWARD:  WSPA-TV, Spartanburg

·         MERIT AWARD:  WMBF-TV, Myrtle Beach

 

TELEVISION PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  Greg Adaline, WIS-TV, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  Alicia Barnes, WIS-TV, Columbia

 

RADIO PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  The Tara Show, WYRD-FM, Greenville

·         NO MERIT AWARD

 

TELEVISION - URAY SERVICE PROJECT OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  WIS-TV, Columbia

·         MERIT AWARD:  WYFF 4, Greenville

 

RADIO – STATION OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  WYRD-FM, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WRHI-AM/FM, Rock Hill

 

TELEVISION - STATION OF THE YEAR

·         STAR AWARD:  WYFF 4, Greenville

·         MERIT AWARD:  WIS-TV, Columbia

 

A BIG THANK  YOU TO OUR SPONSORS.

PRESENTING SPONSOR:

2021 SCBA PRESENTING SPONSOR

DINNER SPONSORS:

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