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Kayland Hagwood

Kayland is a weekend evening anchor and investigative reporter at WLTX.
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Kayland Hagwood

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Kayland Hagwood is a multiskilled journalist and weekend evening anchor at WLTX-TV.

She joined WLTX in January of 2019 as part of the Street Squad division with a focus on news in Sumter County before becoming a member of the On Your Side investigative team.

A native of South Carolina, before joining WLTX-TV, she worked for three years as a freelance newspaper reporter for The Lancaster News, earning a S.C. Press Association Award. She later assisted the WLTX-TV team in earning a STAR Award for coverage of the nationally publicized Nathaniel Rowland Trial, after reporting live daily from the courthouse.

She is a proud alumnus of The University of South Carolina where she received an undergraduate degree in broadcast journalism, earning two RTDNAC awards for her student broadcast work before graduation.

In her free time, Kayland loves spending time with family, volunteering with local nonprofits, and speaking to aspiring journalists about the importance of the field.

If you would like to connect with Kayland, you can email her at KHagwood@WLTX.com or follow her on Facebook or Twitter @KaylandWLTX.


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