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: Scam artists impersonate Social Security more than any other agency

  Live 5 Scambusters: Medical brace scam targets Medicare recipients

  Live 5 Scambusters: FTC sends out scam alerts for Charity Fraud Awareness Week

  Live 5 Scambusters: DirecTV imposters scam Lowcountry man using fake eBay promotion

  Live 5 Scambusters: Scammers impersonating Dominion Energy target Lowcountry restaurant

  Live 5 Scambusters: Email scam asks church members to donate gift cards for cancer patients

  Live 5 Scambusters: FTC sues largest online dating site for playing role in romance scams

  ‘The hospital was vibrating with the wind:’ MUSC staff recalls Hugo’s landfall

  Live 5 Scambusters: Avoiding disaster scams after Hurricane Dorian

  Live 5 Scambusters: The importance of reporting every scam

  Live 5 Scambusters: Scam warning for college students as fall semester begins

  Live 5 Scambusters: Social Security is now the top target for government imposters

  Live 5 Scambusters: Refunds coming to victims of tech support scam

  Live 5 Scambusters: Beware of fake websites targeting the Equifax settlement

  Live 5 Scambusters: The truth behind secret shopper scams

  Live 5 Scambusters: Scammers are 'spoofing’ bank phone numbers to send out phony alerts

  Live 5 Scambusters: Genetic test scam targets Medicare recipients

Live 5 Scambusters: Lowcountry woman warns about RV Scam on Craigslist

  Live 5 Scambusters: Homeowners victimized by rental scam on Craigslist

  Live 5 Scambusters: Scam callers are pretending to be Publishers Clearing House, promising fake winnings

  Live 5 Scambusters: Scam targets Dominion Energy customers, threatens to shut off power

  Live 5 Scambusters: Summerville woman nearly fell for Facebook imposter account pushing fake government grant

  Live 5 Scambusters: Subscription renewal call threatens to take your money

Live 5 Scambusters: Privacy Awareness Week

  Live 5 Scambusters: Goose Creek man warns about scam targeting grandparents

  Live 5 Scambusters: Be aware of work-at-home scams

  Live 5 Scambusters: Data shows imposter scams are still most common

  Live 5 Scambusters: Mt. Pleasant woman had unauthorized monthly checking account charge

  Live 5 Scambusters: Rental scams are still popping up in the Lowcountry

  Live 5 Scambusters: Mount Pleasant police warn of threatening scam letter