Debi Chard

Professional Experience: Anchor/Managing Editor, WCSC-TV, Medical Reporter Has served as news director, producer, assignment editor, reporter Award-winning journalist PBS Roundtable Host Mini-Fellowship Kaiser Family Foundation South Carolina Medical Association Television Journalism Award 2003 July 15, 2003 was proclaimed Debi Chard Day in the City of Charleston for, "Dedicated service to the welfare of her fellow citizens." Education: BA, University of Iowa, double major in Journalism and Speech and Dramatic Arts Mississippi State, Certificate of Broadcast Meteorology Hobbies/Interests/Community Involvement: All warm-weather outdoor activities, interior design, working on restoring houses, movies, reading. I love the arts, especially ballet and dance. Family: Two girls and one boy Favorite Books and Music: Books- Anything by Clive Cussler - I have had the opportunity to meet him and do a story on his search for The Hunley on two occasions. Music- There are all kinds of music in my house. Most Interesting Assignments: My foreign reporting includes Egypt, the former Yugoslavia, the Philippines, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Costa Rica. I have also covered natural disasters including Hurricane Gilbert (Jamaica), Andrew (Florida), Katrina, Irene and floods in Iowa.

Recent Articles by Debi

  College of Charleston ordered to hand over athletic director, baseball coach devices

Live 5 Investigates: Jailed Unjustly

‘Jailed Unjustly’

Live 5 News Investigates: Jailed Unjustified

Nearly half of SC death row inmates going to court over solitary confinement

Park Service has plan to protect historic Fort Sumter

Live 5 Investigates: Rare, but deadly brain-eating amoeba

Talking statues bringing history to life in downtown Charleston

Coast Guard reminding public about boating safety as summer nears

Lowcountry group helps new moms battling postpartum depression

Suit settled in alleged frat party sexual assault

Live 5 Investigates: Hush money and alleged gang rape

Live 5 Investigates: Sexual harassment costs us all

From governor to UN ambassador: Nikki Haley looks back on first year in New York

Documents show why Michael Slager sentenced 20 years instead of life

Live 5 Investigates: Protecting your house from fire

Charleston Co. has most flu cases in S.C., DHEC says

Report: South Carolina gets "D" on premature births

Report: no change in baby death rate in SC

Hurricane impact felt in the Lowcountry