Carter Coyle

Professional Experience: News Reporter & Fill-In Anchor – WRDW-TV News 12 in Augusta, GA. News Reporter & Fill-In Consumer and Investigative Reporter - WGHP-TV Fox8 News in Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point, N.C. Georgia AP Award for Best Investigative Journalism after a series of reports about a juvenile who was brutally murdered in jail. Georgia Association of Broadcasters Merit Award for Best Feature Story for a special report with legendary UGA football coach (and gardening enthusiast) Vince Dooley. News Philosophy: I really believe in the power of our industry’s potential to help make communities better. We can speak up for people who need help; we can use our broad reach to make a difference. At the end of the day, I hope people find my stories interesting and fair to all sides involved. Hometown: Lawrenceville, Georgia. I grew up in a great suburb of Atlanta and went to school in Snellville, Georgia, “Where everybody’s somebody!” Education: Degrees in Broadcast News Journalism and English Literature from the University of Georgia. Go Dawgs! Family: I’m engaged to the funniest, most supportive man in the world! Nick and I are getting married near Charleston next year. My immediate family lives in Atlanta. My fabulous mother is a retired English teacher and school administrator. My brilliant “little” brother is much taller than I am and in law school. My wonderful Dad is a retired firefighter and paramedic, and my awesome stepmom is a middle school English teacher. Getting together with them and my stepbrothers is like a Brady Bunch episode! Hobbies & Interests: I love cooking, especially southern foods. We love to travel, and always have a few UGA football games on our destination list. Our favorite trip so far was to Ireland. Nick and I enjoy hiking and being near the water, whether that’s a lake, ocean or pool! Above all, I love cats. Please share your cat pictures with me! Favorite Books/Music: My cat, Mr. Bingley, reflects my love for Jane Austen and most classic literature, especially Pride and Prejudice. I also love watching history shows and anything about space or aliens. I listen to a good bit of country music and hope we go to more concerts here in Charleston! Likes Best About the Lowcountry: I love the romantic vibe and the idea of history around every corner. There’s nothing like driving over bridges and passing picturesque harbors on your drive to work! Most interesting assignment: My favorites thrills include covering Hurricane Arthur in the Outer Banks, and going undercover with the Greensboro, N.C. Police Department for a prostitution sting. My favorite interview was with former UGA football coach Vince Dooley for a special report on his (little-known) passion for gardening.

Recent Articles by Carter

  You Paid For It: Holiday Cheer

Charleston Co. superintendent apologizes for district’s handling of Gethers case

New details released on CCSD teacher on administrative leave after license revoked

Despite vote, CCSD legal report not turned over to lawmakers

CCSD documents show eight technology use violations

You Paid For It Update: Wando Bridge Closure Costs

You Paid For It: State flight logs

Legislative committee addresses CCSD report, FOIA issues

Lawmakers hear from public as officials launch investigation into CCSD

Mount Pleasant boy’s wish comes true through Make-A-Wish Foundation

You Paid for It: CCSD unexplained legal fees

Date set for CCSD legislative committee to meet

CCSD Investigation in Gethers case complete, report not yet released

You Paid For It: $81.4 million travel expenses statewide

Boeing SC hosts ceremony to honor veterans

Charleston County School District releases public records requested by Live 5 News

CCSD board members raise concerns over recent problems

Investigator gives insight on Marvin Gethers case at CCSD

CCSD fails to provide public records for 7 months

James Island Connector Run raises $120K for charity