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TO RECOGNIZE JENNIFER BELLAMY OF COLUMBIA'S WLTX-TV FOR HER OUTSTANDING SERVICE AS A MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST AND WEEKEND ANCHOR AND TO WISH HER MUCH SUCCESS AND FULFILLMENT IN ALL HER FUTURE ENDEAVORS.
Whereas, Jennifer Bellamy has served the South Carolina Midlands with excellence as both weekend anchor and multimedia journalist at WLTX-TV in Columbia; and
Whereas, this native of the Atlanta area prepared for her career in broadcast journalism at the University of Georgia, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in journalism with a concentration in broadcast news and a minor in Spanish; and
Whereas, she began her career in broadcast journalism at 13WMAZ in Macon, Georgia, where she reported, produced, and served as a fill-in anchor. While there, she also hosted segments, responding to viewers' questions weekly through the station's Get Answers series; and
Whereas, from there, she joined News19 at WLTX-TV in Columbia, where she initially worked as a general-assignment and political reporter and later as weekend anchor. Her duties included interviewing candidates in the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary and working at the State House covering the Governor, lawmakers, and other elected leaders; and
Whereas, in addition, Jennifer was part of the News19 team granted a 2015 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for Outstanding Local Television Investigative Reporting. She contributed to the continuing coverage on South Carolina's Department of Social Services after the deaths of children and reports of problems at this state agency. Her work covering the agency also won a South Carolina Broadcasters Association STAR Award; and
Whereas, when she is not reporting, she loves cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs, Atlanta Falcons, and Atlanta Hawks. She enjoys music, reading, movies, and spending time with her family and friends and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, a national nonprofit service sorority; and
Whereas, in April 2015, Jennifer Bellamy will be moving to Georgia to take on new responsibilities and challenges, and the members of the House of Representatives wish to express their gratitude for her exemplary service to the people of South Carolina during her time in the Palmetto State. The people of Georgia are blessed to have her joining their numbers, and she will be missed by her many admirers in South Carolina. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the House of Representatives:
That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, recognize Jennifer Bellamy of Columbia's WLTX-TV for her outstanding service as a multimedia journalist and weekend anchor and wish her much success and fulfillment in all her future endeavors.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be provided to Jennifer Bellamy.
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