PALMYAd Awards

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

Awards Presentation

Congratulations 2021 PALMY ad award winners! Below is the video awards presentation that was presented virtually on July 23. The presentation contains judges’ comments, Best of Show, Designer of the Year and the President’s Award for Best Overall Advertising.  

Winners come from 364 entries submitted from 27 member newspapers. Thanks to members of the Alabama Press Association for judging our contest. 

All plaques and certificates were shipped out to newspapers via USPS Priority Mail on July 23. 

If you need to order a wooden plaque base or duplicate award, please contact us.

Video can also be viewed in Vimeo or on our Facebook page.

Designer of the Year

Jan Marvin

The Daniel Island News

Best of Show

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

Under 12,000 Division

The Lancaster News
Lori Sistare and Tim Dawkins
See Lancaster

Over 12,000 Division

Charleston City Paper
Lauren Kesmodel and Dela O'Callaghan
Maple Street Biscuit Company

President's Award for
Best Overall Advertising

The President’s Awards for Best Overall Advertising are presented to one daily and one weekly newspaper based on number and ranking of awards won, regardless of circulation.

Daily Winner

The Post and Courier

Weekly Winner

Charleston City Paper