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Nicole Johnson

News Reporter

Professional Experience:

2004 -- South Carolina Broadcasters Assocation, Columbia, SC
2005 -- WLTX-TV, Columbia, SC
2006 -- WALB-TV, Albany, GA
2007-present -- WCSC-TV, Charleston, SC

Education: University of South Carolina , BA in Broadcast Journalism and minor in Political Science

News Philosophy: To take an assignment and provide people with an unbiased, factual report. To inform, educate, or even protect the public from danger.

Birthplace: Albany, NY, but grew up right here in the Lowcountry! A proud Summerville High School graduate!

Hobbies/Interests/Community Involvement:
Biking, photography, reading, writing, guitar, singing, rollerblading, kayaking, fishing and crabbing, Toastmasters, Filipino Community Center, Pangasinan Filipino Association of Charleston, emcee and guest speaker for community events

Family: My parents live in Charleston.  Three Sisters: Judy, Kaye, and Adrienne. One Brother: John. Four nieces: Maggie, Clare, Lizzie, and Nora. One nephew: Colden. My family lives in New York, Wisconsin, California, Florida, Germany, and the Philippines.

Pets: Jackey, my Jack-Russell Terrier rescue puppy

Likes Best About Lowcountry: The people, rich history and beautiful coast. To quote Dorothy, "There's no place like home!"

Most Interesting Assignments:
I spent several weeks covering a natural disaster affecting much of the southwest Georgia region. Several tornadoes ripped through the area in one night, leaving death and destruction in its path. People's homes and businesses, even a regional hospital was demolished. To see the aftermath in person, and talking to the people affected, is life changing. The experience helps me understand the importance of the work we do as broadcast journalists.

E-Mail Address:
njohnson@live5news.com

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