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  • SCI print contest winners are named The 2013 annual and third triannual Schurz Communications print contest winners have been announced. Jake Womer from the Hagerstown, MD Herald-Mail and David Snodgress from the Bloomington, IN Herald-Times are the contest coordinators. The annual co...
  • Herald-Times, Tribune win 15 awards in photo contest The Bloomington, IN Herald-Times and the South Bend Tribune won 15 awards in the Indiana News Photographers Association contest announced in March. The Herald-Times won 11 awards and the Tribune four. The top individual performance was by Chris Howe...
  • Antietam donates $500,000 in Broadband services Antietam Cable Television, Inc. announced a partnership with Washington County Public Schools that will bring discounted Internet service to WCPS students and their families who currently do not have Internet service. Antietam Cable approached WCPS wit...
  • Herald-Mail Media Large Business of the Year Herald-Mail Media in Hagerstown, MD was named the Washington County Large Business of the Year during the 15th annual Washington County Business Awards. The event is held to recognize excellence in local businesses in six categories. There were about 1...
  • Chris Dautel joining SCI corporate staff Chris Dautel has  joined the Schurz Communications corporate staff as Electronic Division Controller and Strategic Analyst. Chris has been the Vice President of Finance and Business Affairs for WSBT-TV for the last seven years. In addition, a po...
  • Cable TV Hall of Fame adds Orbitel's Scullaw Jerry "Chief'” Scullawl of Orbitel Communications in Sun Lakes, AZ was inducted into the Southwest Cable Television's Hall of Fame at a dinner in Scottsdale. Inductees are cited for their long tenure in the industry and for significant contribution...
  • Charles Pittman retiring at Schurz Communications Charles Pittman, senior vice president for publishing at Schurz Communications, will  retire effective March 31. Pittman made his announcement in a call to Schurz Communication’s publishers the last week of January. He has spent the last 11 year...
  • Scott C. Schurz, Jr. named Kentucky Press Association head Scott Schurz Jr., president and publisher of Advocate Communications, Inc., in Danville, KY, was installed as 2014 president of the Kentucky Press Association in January. The association, in its 145th year, held its annual convention at The Hyatt R...
  • Kentucky newspapers win 72 KPA awards Schurz Communication’s Kentucky newspapers won 72 awards in the Kentucky Press Association contest announced in January. The Jessamine Journal, in Nicholasville, won 24 of the awards and was named the General Excellence award winner in the largest week...
  • Marcus Wilkerson Announced as Director of Sales Wichita, KS January 13, 2014 – Sunflower Broadcasting, Inc. has promoted Marcus Wilkerson to Director of Sales. Wilkerson will manage sales for all SBI broadcast and web properties, including KWCH 12, KSCW, KDCU, CatchItKansas.com, and Max Relevance (...
  • WDBJ7, KTUU-TV work with Borjomi, Georgia By JEFFREY MARKS President, WDBJ7, Roanoke, VA For 15 years, the little television station in Borjomi, Georgia, has been the consistent source of unbiased information for the 35,000 people in its coverage area. Borjomi TV applied for three years to...
  • KWCH 12 celebrates its 60th anniversary By ERIKA MALEYKWCH 12 Wichita, Kan. 2013 marked KWCH 12’s 60th anniversary. The Wichita CBS affiliate has come a long way since launching in 1953. KTVH were the original call letters and it was the first television station to launch in Kansas. In 1955...
  • Franklin Schurz Jr. To Hall of Fame The South Bend Community Hall of Fame inducted several new members at its 27th annual banquet Nov. 12 at Century Center including Franklin Schurz Jr., former editor and publisher of the South Bend Tribune and formerly chairman and CEO of its parent compan...
  • SCI newspapers win 42 awards in contest Schurz Communications Indiana newspapers made a strong showing in the Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest with 42 awards including three newspapers being named among the leaders in the General Excellence competition. The South Bend T...
  • Hoosier Times newspapers win nine HSPA ad awards Hoosier Times newspapers in Indiana won nine awards in the Hoosier State Press Association advertising awards contest announced in September. Winners from the Hoosier Times newspapers were (listed by category along with the newspaper in which the ad appe...
  • KTUU-TV wins 13 Alaska Goldies awards KTUU-TV in Anchorage, Alaska won 13 Goldies in the annual competition sponsored by the Alaska Broadcast Association. KTUU-TV was competing in Division I against Anchorage television stations. All the other Alaska TV stations compete in Division II. Judg...
  • WSBT Radio Group is Spectrum awards winner By LISA BIRK WSBT, Mishawaka, IN Indiana Broadcasters Association held its 26th annual Spectrum Awards Banquet on Saturday, November 9 in Indianapolis and WSBT in Mishawaka took four awards. The Spectrums recognize outstanding achievement in broadcasti...
  • Michigan Newspaper of Year award to Herald Times The Gaylord, Mich. Herald Times has again captured the title of Newspaper of the Year in its class in the 2013 Michigan Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. It is the 19th time the Herald Times has won the title in the past 23 years. The newspaper...
  • Petoskey News-Review wins five awards in state contest The Petoskey, Mich. News-Review won five awards in the annual Michigan Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. Because of a clerical error, the newspaper was judged in the “Class C — Daily Newspaper” category, which is for newspapers with circulation...
  • 2013 Second Triannual Contest: SCI print contest winners are named The 2013 second triannual Schurz Communications print contest winners have been named. Jake Womer of the Hagerstown, MD Herald-Mail and David Snodgress from the Bloomington, IN Herald-Times are the contest coordinators. The winners are: DIGITAL SUCCE...