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    Janet Blackmon Morgan

    Janet Blackmon Morgan is a journalist.

    She has been telling the stories of people, communities and events for a few decades using photos, words and video.

    Through curiosity, empathy, understanding, listening, and respect she has a knack for plucking out the moments that reveal our truth.

     

    Professional info

    Visual editor at The Sun News/myrtlebeachonline.com in Myrtle Beach, S.C., with duties split between shooting and supervising a staff photographer along with several freelancers.

    Responsibilities include generating stories ideas, working with editors and reporters to visualize stories, making daily and long-term assignments, organizing staff needs and advancing stories with emerging technology.

     

    Skills

    Adobe Photoshop CS

    Adobe Premier Pro CC

    Adobe Lightroom

    Photo Mechanic

    Final Cut Pro

    Multiple Social Media Platforms

     

    Awards

    Hundreds of state press awards in the Carolinas including Photojournalist of the Year for South Carolina.

     

    Work experience

    Staff reporter at the Laurens County Advertiser, Laurens, S.C.

    Staff reporter at The Daily Dispatch, Henderson, N.C.

    Photo editor at The Daily Dispatch.

    Staff reporter covering Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station and Pamlico County, N.C., for The Sun Journal in New Bern, N.C.

    Staff photographer at The Sun Journal.

    Staff photographer at The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

    Visual editor at The Sun News.

     

    Education

    B.A. in journalism at the University of South Carolina.