Countdown is on … tips from judges

This post was written by Reba Hull Campbell I submitted my first Mercury Award entry almost 20 years ago. It was a single entry in the Silver Wing category for a project I was really proud of when I worked at SCETV. The project had been very successful in meeting its goals. But it didn’t […]

Award-Winning Tips for Mercury Awards Success

It’s the last week before your SCPRSA Mercury and Silver Wing entries are due. You’re either ready to submit or you’re in a complete panic about where to start. Trust me – I’ve been there! The deadline for this year’s entries is noon on Friday, Feb. 1. We’re pleased to be using OmniContests as our […]

So, you’re a first time Mercury Award Submitter…

So, you want to become a Mercury Awards Submitter? You’ve pulled up the application and you can feel the little beads of sweat starting to form on your forehead. Will you win? Will you lose? What should you enter in the competition? Are you going to be able to finish this application before the deadline? […]

So, You Want to Nominate Someone for SCPRSA’s Individual Awards?

The song goes, “nothin’ could be finer than to be in Carolina…,” and I have to say it’s true. This state has great things coming out of it, and its people are no exception. PR pros – and their supporters – have created a culture of excellence that has become hallmark of the state’s PR […]

A Simple Way to Craft Better Awards Submissions

By Gini Dietrich It used to be—before small child (BSC)—Mr. D and I would have seen nearly every film nominated for Best Picture. This year? A total sum of zero. (But we have seen Finding Dory, Zootopia, Secret Life of Pets, Sing, Moana, Storks, Jungle Book, and Trolls.) Actually, Mr. D. has seen one Best Picture […]

So, you’re a first time Mercury Award Submitter…

So, you want to become a Mercury Awards Submitter? You’ve pulled up the application and you can feel the little beads of sweat starting to form on your forehead. Will you win? Will you lose? What should you enter in the competition? Are you going to be able to finish this application before the deadline? […]

So you want to enter the Mercury Awards?

We’re excited to have the opportunity to acknowledge and showcase many of our member’s outstanding work each year at our Mercury Awards celebrations! Before you submit your work for this year’s competition, there are a few things you should know. First thing’s first…Don’t be shy about entering your work! No program or project is too […]