Kyle Jordan

Kyle Jordan

Anchor/Reporter

Savannah, Ga.

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

  ‘Four Days of Christmas’ kicks off to help families in need

  Lowcountry CrossFit Gym works out to raise money, awareness for rare pediatric disease

  Mount Pleasant homeowners pushing back against proposed gas station

  New infectious disease unit at MUSC grew from another health crisis

  Trident Medical Center begins administering new COVID-19 treatment

  Clemson will require COVID-19 testing for all students in spring

  Spreading community joy with ‘Operation COVID Christmas’

  Evictions are rising in the Lowcountry and help is running dry

  MUSC holding trials for ‘highly effective’ COVID vaccine, AstraZeneca

  SC health officials hopeful on COVID-19 vaccines but widespread distribution a long way off

  Doctors in the Lowcountry prepare to distribute COVID-19 vaccine

Trident United Way volunteers help Habitat for Humanity

  Sanford on presidential election: Trump will ‘fight this thing out to the end’

  Colleton Co. sheriff-elect on victory: ‘We have a lot of trust to rebuild’

  Mail-in ballot counts underway in Dorchester County despite printing error

  Live 5 Scambusters: A boss in need of a favor may be a scammer in disguise

  Live 5 Scambusters: BBB warns about phony DMV websites

  Live 5 Scambusters: New study shows COVID-19 scams jumped nearly 50,000% earlier this year

  Recovering addict-turned-author and life coach offers advice for Substance Abuse Prevention Month

  LIVE 5 ALERT DESK: Census Bureau representative speaks about the final push for the 2020 U.S. Census

  Live 5 Scambusters: Online network provides scam resources for seniors

  LIVE 5 ALERT DESK: Boone Hall prepares for first rounds of ‘Fright Night’, Pumpkin Patch and Maze

  Live 5 Scambusters: A package waiting for delivery may be a scam

  LIVE 5 ALERT DESK: AARP talks about voting concerns for seniors including safety, deadlines and guidelines.

  S.C. Dept. of Mental Health raising awareness for suicide prevention resources

  Live 5 Scambusters: BBB warns about spoofed pages to hide poor ratings

  Amazon hosts virtual career day for hiring and job search training

  Home health and telehealth care growing during pandemic

  Live 5 Scambusters: Water slides ordered but something else is delivered

  Live 5 Scambusters: BBB says sweepstakes scams are using the COVID-19 pandemic, targeting seniors more