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Bluefield editor honored for column writing

Bluefield Daily Telegraph photo Samantha Perry

Bluefield Daily Telegraph photo
Samantha Perry

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Bluefield Daily Telegraph Editor Samantha Perry has been named “Columnist of the Year” in the national Best of CNHI 2014 editorial contest.

The contest recognizes the individual and collective achievements of the company’s journalists. The competition was judged by a panel of six veteran editors.

 In announcing the Division 1 award, the company said Perry’s columns reflect her personality and range as a writer, adding that her versatility helps to put a human face on topics ranging from sexual abuse to the annual Community Christmas Tree party sponsored by the Daily Telegraph.

“I am honored to be recognized by my peers,” Perry said. “Writing my weekly column is one of the most enjoyable aspects of my job. I appreciate the judges for recognizing my work, but I also appreciate the readers of the Daily Telegraph who bring our newspaper into their home and make it a part of their day…

 

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