Warren Peper Multimedia Producer


About Warren

Warren Peper is one of the best-known and most trusted faces in the Lowcountry. He is a graduate of North Charleston High School and Charleston Southern University. During his 35 years as a local TV news and sports anchor, he received many awards, including a Peabody award for his coverage of Hurricane Hugo, an Emmy for Broadcast Excellence - Local News and Sportscaster of the Year for South Carolina multiple times. His sports coverage has included the Super Bowl, the Final Four and the Masters, as well as play--by-play for both Southern Conference basketball and S.E.C. football. Following Hurricane Katrina, Peper reported from Mississippi on ravaged communities who felt ignored by the attention focused on New Orleans. From Washington, DC, Peper covered the memorial of Rosa Parks as her body lie in state in the Rotunda. He also has interviewed former President George W. Bush and athletic luminaries such as Muhammad Ali and Jack Nicklaus. Awarded first place from S.C. Press Association for story of WW II vets who visited war memorials in Washington, DC on the Honor Flight. In 2015, he was honored with the Herman Helms Excellence in Media award by the S.C. Athletic Hall of Fame. He now works for Charleston Southern University as director of its graduate school. He continues his connection to the Lowcountry with a weekly column called "I'm just sayin'".

Recent Articles

School hives offer fruitful lessons about bees

One mom’s desire to find a way to fill her day once all four of her children were in school has created quite a beehive of...

First pair of name-brand sneakers a memorable experience

Remember your first real pair of sneakers? I’m not talking about the PF Flyers or Keds from my childhood. Or even the...

Beware the green: Laser light shooing Canada geese at CSU

While the student enrollment continues to grow at Charleston Southern University, where I work as director of the Graduate...

Living a little and letting go through dancing

The lyrics from a song written in 1935 by Irving Berlin eloquently declare “and I seem to find the happiness I seek when...

Sewing class symbolizes what holds a community together

There are faint memories that bounce around my head involving the sound of a sewing machine. My grandmother could work that pedal...

Never forget the sacrifice of the Charleston 9

June 18, 2007, 7:36 p.m. — A firefighter calls “Mayday!” over his radio. Moments later, another voice from...

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