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Meet the Team
Chief Meteorologist Efren Afante, a native New Yorker, joined The News19 Weather Team in May of 2015.
Reggie Anderson has been a member of the WLTX Sports Department since 1993.
It seems that J.R. Berry was destined to become a television anchorman.
Daniel Bonds joined the News19 weather team in July of 2007.
Becky is a graduate of DePaul University where she studied Journalism and Public Relations.
Kayland is a multiskilled journalist with a three-year background in print journalism. She is a full-time reporter and weekend evening anchor for News19.
Zoie grew up in Chicago and previously worked in Arkansas.
Nydja is a Multiskilled Journalist at WLTX and native New Yorker, but no stranger to the South.
Street Squad is in counties across the Midlands telling stories you want to see on TV
She joined the team in February of 2022, after working at 41NBC in Macon, Georgia.
Chandler Mack joined the News19 team in May 2017.
Andrea Mock has been an Evening Anchor at WLTX since April of 2007.
Sam’s passion for storytelling started in middle school when she joined the speech and debate team.
Rachel Ripp is a Multi-Skilled Journalist at WLTX-TV in Columbia, SC where she covers a range of topics.
He graduated with a B.S. in Meteorology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Nate grew up in Philadelphia but has moved South to cover the news in the Midlands.
There was never any doubt as to what kind of career Darci Strickland would have: it had to be communication.
Whitney is committed to creating and delivering innovative content that engages, informs, encourages and impacts the community.
Brandon grew up in Irmo, where at a very young age he realized his love for television.
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