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

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