Every year the South Carolina Press Association hands out PALMY Awards, which recognize the best newspaper advertisements in the state. This year’s contest saw almost 500 entries, and we’re proud to say that the City Paper team took home seven awards. Check out the winning ads, designed by our production and sales teams, below.

Production team member Tiffany Waldorf and sales rep Colby Chisholm took home first place in the Drug, Beverage, Specialty Food or Grocery ad category with this ad for Snafu Brewing Co.

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CP art director Scott Suchy and sales rep Shelby Tamres took home first place in the Events/Cultural Entertainment category for their Windwood Farms Pork & Pearls 2017 ad. Judges deemed the design “clean, clear, and concise.”

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Waldorf and sales rep Ashley Frantz took home first place in the Use of Humor category with their ad for Paisano’s Pizza Grill, Join the Pizza Party.

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In addition to those first place awards, City Paper took home four more second and third place commendations. Graphic designer Dela O’Callaghan and sales rep Hollie Anderson were awarded second place in the Professional Services category for their Mooney’s Barber Shop ad.

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Waldorf and Anderson were awarded second place in the Restaurants/Nightlife category for Hyman’s Seafood.

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Waldorf and Chisholm took home third place in the Restaurants/Nightlife category for their Charleston Beer Works ad.

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And last, but not least, is a third place winner in the Miscellaneous ad category, from production team member Michael Campina, and sales rep Noel Mermer, for Goodfellas Cabaret.

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