Voice Ad Designer ‘Best in Show’

Bill Rogers, Executive Director of the S.C. Press Association (right) presents Voice graphic designer Ashley Ghere with her fifth consecutive Best in Show PALMY Award for ad design.

Bill Rogers, Executive Director of the S.C. Press Association (right) presents Voice graphic designer Ashley Ghere with her fifth consecutive Best in Show PALMY Award for ad design.

BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD (Aug. 25, 2016) – Ashley Ghere, the graphic designer for The Voice who makes our advertisers look their very best, was honored for her work this month with 14 PALMY Awards from the S.C. Press Association.

Ghere took home four first-place awards in the weekly under 8,500 circulation division, including the Best in Show Award for her Reese’s Plants ad, highlighting the garden store’s knockout roses selection. The ad also earned first place in the Professional Services category.

This was Ghere’s fifth consecutive Best in Show win.

“Wow. A knockout ad for knockout roses,” judges said. “Impossible to miss this ad. The message could not be more clear. Great work.”

Ghere’s ad for Over The Top Boutique in Ridgeway took first place in the Fashion category, while her ad for the Midlands STEM Institute won first in the Half-Page or Greater category. Her ad for Emma Clifton earned first in the Miscellaneous category.

Ghere also earned five second-place awards, including her ad for the Wings & Wheels Air Festival (Events/Cultural Entertainment category), the Blythewood Butterfly Festival (Small Space Ad), the Blythewood Merchants’ Valentine’s Day ad (Half-Page or Greater), the Holiday Entertaining Guide (Special Section) and The Voice’s ‘Thinking Inside the Box’ newspaper promotion ad.

Her four third-place finishes include ads for The Law offices of Shannon Burnett (Professional Services), S.C. Farm Garden Wildlife (Home Furnishings), New Kirk Presbyterian (Non-Profit Community Service) and the Elaine Baker obituary ad (Miscellaneous).

Congratulations to Ashley Ghere! Find out how good she can make your business look by calling 803-767-5711.