2019

PALMYAd Awards

Recognizing our state’s brightest advertising professionals and advertisers, and the impact they have made!

PALMY Ad Awards

PALMYAward winners

The digital presentation of winning 2019 PALMY Ad Contest winners is now live for viewing! This presentation includes the winning ads, judges’ comments and secret winners.

The President’s Award for Best Overall Advertising winners are The Post and Courier and Charleston City Paper. This award is presented to one daily and one weekly newspaper based on number and ranking of awards won, regardless of circulation.

Congrats to Dela O’Callaghan of the Charleston City Paper on being named SCPA’s Advertising Designer of The Year!

This year’s Best of Show winners, chosen from all first place winning ads in each circulation division are:

  • Under 12,000 Division: The Journal of Seneca, Melissa Bradley and Larry Davidson and City of Seneca
  • Over 12,000 division:  Herald-Journal, Stacy Wivell and Eyes on Henry

The PALMY Awards recognize our state’s brightest advertising professionals and advertisers, and the impact they have made. Winners come from 535 entries submitted from 25 member newspapers. Thanks to members of the Georgia Press Association for judging our contest.

This link will open the PDF in Google. You can scroll through the slides, share and download the PDF. 

Awards Presentations

Plaques and certificates are being presented or mailed in late August/early September. 

Order duplicate awards & plaque bases

Additional certificates are available for your staff and/or advertisers. The cost is $2 per certificate. We also have black wooden plaque bases available for $25 each plus shipping. When ordering a base, please be sure to specify award won (first place base differs in size from second/third place base). Contact us to place your order.