Ann McGill

Ann McGill

Anchor/Reporter

Charleston, SC

Professional experience:

2001-present WCSC

1994-2001 WGHP Greensboro - High Point, NC

1991-94 WTQR-WSJS Winston-Salem, NC

1989-91 WDXZ, Mt Pleasant

1987-89 WCOS, Columbia

Awards:

2001- Best Newscast, SC Associated Press, Broadcast Division (Bill Sharpe also named for this award)

2005- Consumer Spirit Award, South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs

2009- Outstanding Community Service, Moja Arts Festival

2010- Community Service Award, Charleston Trident Urban League

2010, 2011- Best News Anchor as voted by the fans of the Black Expo

2013- Inducted into the Williamsburg County School District Hall of Fame

2016 - Second Place RTDNAC Award in Health/Medicine Category

News philosophy:

Let the story tell itself.

Education:

BA Journalism, University of South Carolina 1987

Place of birth:

Nesmith, SC

Family:

Married to my high school friend, Gregory. We have two sons, Khristopher and Nicholas, a daughter Yakima, a grandson, Jaxson and a boxer named Belle.

Hobbies/Interests/Community Involvement:

Spending time with family, volunteer work, reading

Favorite books and movies:

Books: Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Movies: Too numerous to name

Likes best about the Lowcountry:

My family and friends are close by, southern hospitality and great food.

Most interesting assignment:

Covered Oprah Winfrey and Prince Charles in Charleston following Hurricane Hugo.

Most interesting interview:

A story about a man whose face was torn off during a tree cutting accident. He almost died, but instead of worrying about his own life, he hid his face from his wife because he didn't want that to be her last vision of him. I was deeply moved by his love for his wife. Fortunately, doctors were able to reconstruct his face and his recovery went well.

Awards:

  • 2001 - Best Newscast, SC Associated Press, Broadcast Division (Bill Sharpe also named for this award)
  • 2005 - Consumer Spirit Award, South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs
  • 2009 - Outstanding Community Service, Moja Arts Festival
  • 2010 - Community Service Award, Charleston Trident Urban League
  • 2010, 2011 - Best News Anchor as voted by the fans of the Black Expo
  • 2013 - Inducted into the Williamsburg County School District Hall of Fame
  • 2016 - Second Place RTDNAC Award in Health/Medicine Category

Recent Articles by Ann

  Google chooses Ladson company to be part of new mentoring program

Unity Baptist Church celebrates its 150th anniversary

Working Wednesdays: Hire Dynamics filling jobs in warehouse, distribution centers, manufacturing

Working Wednesdays: Carolina Youth Development Center hiring for positions to care for children

Working Wednesdays: Companies utilize the expertise of readySC to attract quality employees

Organizations offering college scholarships for Black students

Working Wednesdays: Job Impulse is hiring warehouse workers and many others

The first Black law firm in America was started in Charleston

Working Wednesdays: Knight’s Companies is hiring drivers and plant managers

Old Slave Mart Museum brings to life dark history of Charleston

  Virtual Veterans job fair features employers from across the nation

Author remembers local men who played crucial role in the Great Migration of Blacks

Working Wednesdays: T-Mobile is hiring for Call Center in North Charleston

  More than 60 companies, agencies to take part in virtual hiring event

Medical experts answer questions about COVID-19 vaccines

Finding Love Online: Lowcountry couples share how they found true love on dating apps

International African American Museum on track to open early in 2022

Working Wednesdays: Sportsman Boats seeking employees for boat manufacturing

  Charleston native performs during Superbowl Halftime show

  Police Chief Reggie Burgess reflects on growing up in North Charleston

Working Wednesdays: Vibra Hospital is hiring nurses and others

  Lowcountry group petitioning to have Harriet Tubman’s image placed on $20 bill.

  Citadel cadets tour the International African American Museum site

  State pays $2000 to Charleston man following lawsuit for wrongful arrest

23rd Annual Martin Luther King Portrait Awards will honor Lowcountry frontline workers

Working Wednesdays: Sanders Brothers Construction is hiring

  Some teachers want students back in the classroom, according to survey

Working Wednesdays will connect Lowcountry companies with future employees

  You can help local businesses get back on their feet in 2021

  Facebook awards $1 Million to Coastal Community Foundation