Kyle Jordan

Kyle Jordan

Anchor/Reporter

Charleston, SC

Professional experience:

2012-present WCSC

2006-2012 WINK-Fort Myers, FL

2001-2006, KDRV-Medford, OR

Awards:

Multiple AP, SPJ awards for anchoring and reporting in Oregon and Florida, created an Emmy nominated series highlighting local places of interest.

News philosophy:

Keep the folks in this community connected with what's happening in their backyard and protecting the community from scam artists trying to take their money. Scambusters segments run every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.?

Education:

BA Journalism, University of Georgia

BA History, Samford University

Hometown:

Thomasville, GA

Family:

Met and married my sweetheart, Whitney here in Charleston. We love getting to know the city we now call home. Our small family also includes a cat, which I'm learning to love too. My parents still live in Thomasville, GA. My brother, his wife, and my niece and nephew live in Birmingham, AL.

Hobbies/Interests/Community Involvement:

Avid sports junkie who enjoys spending time with friends, traveling, exploring the Lowcountry, and being active in his local church.?

Favorite books:

"Friday Night Lights," Buzz Bissinger, "Into the Wild," Jon Krakauer

Likes best about the Lowcountry:

I'm a history buff and this is a great area to explore. It's also great for the southern hospitality, and the food. Coming from Florida, I'm also a big fan of the weather too.

Most interesting assignment:

I spent a week on the road in Pensacola, Florida, covering the first waves of oil coming on Florida shores after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Most interesting interview:

I did an exclusive interview in Florida with a former city manager and his porn star wife. He was fired because of his wife's occupation.

Awards:

  • Multiple AP, SPJ awards for anchoring and reporting in Oregon and Florida

Education:

  • BA Journalism, University of Georgia
  • BA History, Samford University

Recent Articles by Kyle

  Live 5 Scambusters: Federal agencies issue new warnings for scams involving masks, contact tracing

  Live 5 Scambusters: BBB says job scams target unemployed

  Live 5 Scambusters: Dominion Energy says utility scams surge again

  Live 5 Scambusters: Fake cars for sale

  Live 5 Scambusters: Imposter scams target contact tracing efforts

  Live 5 Scambusters: BBB issues warning about retail coupon scams on social media

  Live 5 Scambusters: Water slide scams sliding into Facebook Marketplace

  Live 5 Scambusters: Lowcountry mother saves son from fake check scam

  Live 5 Scambusters: Beware of lottery imposters and cash giveaway scams

  Live 5 Scambusters: FTC report details coronavirus-related fraud

  Live 5 Scambusters: New task force takes aim at Coronavirus scams and fraud

  Live 5 Scambusters: Scammers want your stimulus check as much as you

Live 5 Scambusters: Robocall scams offer fake coronavirus tests, personal protection equipment

  Live 5 Scambusters: Scammers create new coronavirus danger

  Live 5 Scambusters: Be counted but don’t be scammed by the 2020 Census

  Live 5 Scambusters: You don’t have to pay for a 2020 Census job

  Live 5 Scambusters: Romance scammer reveals tricks of the trade

  Live 5 Scambusters: Phony Facebook friend lures Lowcountry woman into fake grant scam

  Live 5 Scambusters: Family scammed trying to buy Monster Jam tickets on Craigslist

  Live 5 Scambusters: FedEx delivers scam warning about phishing texts and emails

  Live 5 Scambusters: Local law enforcement agencies issue warnings about jury duty scams

  Live 5 Scambusters: Clemson fans need to be aware of fake National Championship tickets

  Live 5 Scambusters: How and where to report scams

  Live 5 Scambusters: Top scams of 2019

  Charleston County pays North Charleston man $600K for civil rights violations

  State pays South Carolina woman $300K after deadly crash in Colleton County

  Lawsuit accuses North Charleston Police and former chief of excessive force

  Live 5 Scambusters: BBB warns about scams targeting holiday shoppers buying gift cards

  Customers claim contractor took payments, never completed swimming pools

  Live 5 Scambusters: Lowcountry man falls victim to online vehicle scam through eBay Motors