SC Public Radio reporter Victoria Hansen recognized with two STAR awards
South Carolina Public Radio reporter Victoria Hansen was recognized with two STAR awards – Radio Reporter of the Year and Breaking News Story of the Year for her coverage of the aftermath of the protests in Charleston last summer. The South Carolina Broadcasters Association (SCBA) honors Palmetto State broadcasters at the annual State Television and Radio (STAR) Awards.
The STAR Awards recognize the exceptional accomplishments of South Carolina stations and their broadcast professionals. SC Public Radio also received four Merit Awards including:
• Best Convergence Coverage: Russ McKinney, SC Public Radio
• Best Use of Digital Platforms: Alfred Turner, Sean Birch and Tyora Moody, SC Public Radio
• Reporter of the Year: Thelisha Eaddy, SC Public Radio
• Best Coverage of Civil Discourse and Social Change: Scott Morgan, SC Public Radio
Victoria Hansen is SC Public Radio’s Lowcountry connection covering the Charleston community, a city she knows well. She grew up in newspaper newsrooms and has worked as a broadcast journalist for more than 20 years. See more stories from Victoria Hansen here.