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

An excellent writer and an exceptional friend

Just a little more than three weeks ago, my cellphone rang and Ken Burger was on the other end. I had known for some time that...

Let’s roll up our sleeves and get back to normalcy

We all just survived a rather extraordinary few days of historical rain and many are still drying out. In some ways, though, it...

Friday night lights still thrill referee

Tommy Brush has been a high school football official for 32 years. He often works many Friday nights alongside his brother,...

Group stitched together by love of newborns

How receptive would you be about attending a baby shower for somebody you didn’t even know? How willing would you be to...

Life in the Lowcountry a potpourri of experiences

I’m hopping around to various ports of call in the column today to deal with multiple topics that relate to our lives in...

Art therapy sessions at library center on Emanuel tragedy

At the Charleston County Public Library on Calhoun Street, there’s a little coloring and a whole lot of healing taking...

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