Bunny Richardson

The State Record
Columbia, SC

Richardson recalls her love for reporting and over 25 years of experience in newspapers.

Video Interview

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Born: 1951 in Columbia, S.C., but grew up in Williston, SC 
Died: Dec. 31, 2014 

Newspaper History:

  • Williston Way (High School)
  • The Columbia Record
  • The State Newspaper (Combined 25 years)
  • BMW Manufacturing (Corporate Communications)

Honors and Awards:

  • The Hampton Award for Reporters
  • Numerous SCPA Awards
  • Served on the SCPA Executive Committee

Education: 1973 University of South Carolina BA in Journalism

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