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Introduced in the Senate on January 15, 2013
Introduced in the House on January 16, 2013
Adopted by the General Assembly on January 16, 2013
Summary: Jane Elizabeth Davis Pigg
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1/15/2013 Senate Introduced, adopted, sent to House (Senate Journal-page 4) 1/16/2013 House Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (House Journal-page 8) 1/16/2013 House Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence (House Journal-page 8)
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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR JANE ELIZABETH DAVIS PIGG, OWNER OF CHERAW'S WCRE RADIO STATIONS AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF THE PEE DEE BROADCASTING SPORTS NETWORK, FOR MORE THAN THIRTY-EIGHT YEARS OF OUTSTANDING RADIO BROADCASTING IN THE PALMETTO STATE, AND TO CONGRATULATE HER FOR BEING NOMINATED FOR INDUCTION INTO THE SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME.
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina are pleased to learn that Jane Elizabeth Davis Pigg has been nominated for induction into the South Carolina Broadcasters Association (SCBA) Hall of Fame; and
Whereas, reared in Chesterfield, she earned a bachelor's in journalism, concentrating in advertising, marketing, and public relations, from the University of South Carolina and is a lifetime member of the USC Alumni Association and Gamecock Club; and
Whereas, she began her broadcast career in Tucson, Arizona, in 1974, returned to South Carolina to work in Columbia in 1976, and served radio stations in Columbia, West Columbia, and Florence until 2001; and
Whereas, since 2001, Ms. Pigg has owned WCRE in Cheraw and serves as the executive producer of the Pee Dee Broadcasting Sports Network; and
Whereas, involved with the SCBA since 1978 and having served it in every capacity, including two years as its president, she currently serves as a member of the SCBA Foundation; and
Whereas, she assisted the SCBA efforts that resulted in AM and FM translator legislation that enabled her to receive the fourth FCC STA in the nation for her Cheraw AM station, WCRE, to begin FM translator rebroadcasting; and
Whereas, in 2005, Ms. Pigg graduated from the National Association of Broadcasters' (NAB) Broadcast Leadership Training program, and she participates in annual Washington and state legislative conferences and represents South Carolina broadcasters around the State and nation and before the FCC; and
Whereas, in 2007, she founded and began publishing The Link, currently one of the state's largest weekly newspapers, and she volunteers extensively every year to promote minority broadcast ownership for the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation; and
Whereas, under her leadership, WCRE was named South Carolina's Radio Station of the Year in 2003 and 2007 and was runner-up in 2004 and 2008, while staff members have won news reporting and production awards, and the station has received three Marconi nominations for the oldies format and one for small-market personality; and
Whereas, among her wide-ranging volunteer work, Ms. Pigg has served as the president of the Columbia Advertising Federation, the Pee Dee Advertising Federation, and the Chesterfield County United Way; and she has served as a Sunday school teacher for twenty-five years and a board member for three years at Zoar United Methodist Church and currently serves as a board member of the Cheraw Rotary Club and of the Chesterfield and Marlboro counties March of Dimes; and
Whereas, the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina appreciate Jane Pigg's significant contribution to broadcasting throughout the State and the nation, her deep love for the broadcast industry, and her personal determination which merit her induction into the SCBA Hall of Fame. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the South Carolina General Assembly, by this resolution, recognize and honor Jane Elizabeth Davis Pigg, owner of Cheraw's WCRE radio stations and executive producer of the Pee Dee Broadcasting Sports Network, for more than thirty-eight years of outstanding radio broadcasting in the Palmetto State, and congratulate her for being nominated for induction into the South Carolina Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be presented to Jane Elizabeth Davis Pigg.
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