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Charleston journalists recognized for flood work

Charleston Gazette-Mail photo by Christian Tyler Randolph Rob Morissin stands along the aftermath of a rockslide caused by severe flooding that poured into a property owned by his family since the 1930s in Richwood on June 24, 2016.
Charleston Gazette-Mail photo by Christian Tyler Randolph
Rob Morissin stands along the aftermath of a rockslide caused by severe flooding that poured into a property owned by his family since the 1930s in Richwood on June 24, 2016.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Two Charleston Gazette-Mail employees were recognized for their work at the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association news industry summit this week in Sarasota, Florida.

Gazette-Mail photographer Christian Tyler Randolph was awarded third place in the readers’ choice feature photography competition for his photo of Rob Morissin, looking at the aftermath of a rockslide in Richwood on June 24, the day after floods devastated the Nicholas County town.

Gazette-Mail videographer Lisa Bernheim was awarded second place in the readers’ choice video competition, for her video of the flood’s immediate aftermath.

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