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Sarah Welliver was hired as a staff photographer for The Island Packet in October 2008. She spent four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, rising to the rank of sergeant. She graduated from the University of Montana in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She is well-versed in multimedia, first learning her video and audio skills through the Freedom Forum Diversity Institute.
grew up in Fulton, Mo., and majored in English at Fulton’s Westminster College before entering the University of Missouri master's program in journalism, graduating in 1990. He joined the Island Packet as a staff photographer in September of that year.
Delayna Earley was hired as a staff photographer in Summer 2012. Earley, originally from Virginia, graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2011 with a bachelor's in photojournalism and history. She worked at newspapers in Virginia and Indiana before coming to the Packet/Gazette as a full-time photojournalist. She nabbed a Hearst Journalism Awards Program first-place finish for her news multimedia piece "Grassroots," which documented two members of the Bowling Green (Ky.) Tea Party and their reasons for joining. The same piece was featured in zMultimedia/ZUMA Press.
Drew Martin came to The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette as the photo and graphics editor in 2005 after working at the Savannah Morning News. He grew up in Kenosha, Wis., and graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a degree in art. He spends his days working with section editors, reporters and the photographers to produce local visual content.
Watch footage from the USTA Fall Souther Pro Tennis Registry $17,500 Wheelchair Championships and listen as Hilton Head Island's Roger Sorg talks about his experience at the tournament.
Jim Getty impersonates President Abraham Lincoln during his presentaion titled "The Rise of Lincoln: 1848-1860" at the Lowcountry Civil War Round Table's meeting Wednesday evening at Bluffton High School. Getty, a Gettysburg, Pa., native has been portraying Lincoln for 30 years.
Riley Gates, 9, finishes placing flags at the top of a fence with her classmates while Ansleigh Pingree, 9, at right, watches Tuesday morning outside of Beaufort Academy on Lady's Island. Students at the school placed 3000 flags on campus to commemorate the people who lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Lt. Alfredo Givens with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office prepares his trumpet while Lady's Island resident Larry Goldberg, center, holds his head in his hand during the city of Beaufort's memorial ceremony to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks Tuesday morning in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park.
Camrino Beltran, a construction worker with Cleland Construction Co Inc., smooths out the wet concrete while working on one of the sidewalks lining Bladen Street in Beaufort on Monday afternoon. Bladen Street is scheduled to open to the public later this week. (Staff Photo By Delayna Earley)
Brett Pason and his mother, Darlene, of Cleveland, Ohio, head for shelter as another rain squall spawned by Tropical Storm Isaac hits Hilton Head Island's Coligny Beach on Monday. (Jay Karr photo, 8/27/12)
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