Growing up Steven always got in trouble at school for talking too much--now, he gets paid to do it!
Steven Dial joined the WLTX team in May 2011 as a Multimedia Journalist. He was born on Fort Jackson in Columbia and WAS raised in Decatur, Georgia. South Carolina was calling him back, though, and he returned to college in the Midlands.
Steven graduated from Claflin University with a bachelor's degree in mass communications and a concentration in digital media.
While at Claflin, Steven wore many hats, working as a reporter for the student run television station WCUT, hosting the Time Warner gameshow "Health Factor," being the voice of the Claflin University Men's Basketball team on WSSB 90.3FM, and the serving as the 2011 Student Government President.
He won the 2010 SCPA Sports Article of the Year writing for the university newspaper "The Panther."
Steven also interned at CBS Atlanta News and WLTX.
His motto is: "Throw your heart over the bar and your body will follow."
When he's not reporting, Steven enjoys watching sports and spending time with his family and friends. He is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
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