Frank Wooten Assistant Editor


About Frank

Frank Wooten, a Charleston native, is a graduate of St. Andrews High School, Trident Technical College (chemical engineering technology) and Clemson University (history major, German minor). His newspaper experience includes stints at The Post and Courier (1979-81, 82-84, 90-present), the now-defunct Baltimore News-American (1984-1985) and the now-defunct Dallas Times Herald (1986-90). He has worked at newspapers as a photographer, sportswriter, sports copy editor, sports layout man, sports editor and TV/Radio columnist. He became associate editor of The Post and Courier in 1998 and assistant editor in 2009. He writes editorials, as well as columns that appear on page A2 Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Recent Articles

How far will Haley’s ‘moment’ take her?

Nikki Haley wowed the crowd Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

The times, they are still a-changin’

“Nothing ever changes.”

To the millennial victors go the spoils

Crushing student loan debt ... limited job opportunities ... low wages when they do find work ... parents threatening to throw...

Heard the one about gay marriage?

‘Keep it gay! Keep it gay! Keep it gay!”

Follow the lead of ‘such good people’

A friend who moved far away a while back called Sunday to share Charleston’s heartache.

Better late than never: Farewell to the flag

Another uplifting image of our community in the wake of atrocity:

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