Matt Perron

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Matt Perron graduated from Francis Marion University with a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry and with a minor in Philosophy and Religion, along with a collateral in theater.

In 2006, he left his job as a medical marketing and recruiting specialist to pursue his interest in broadcasting. He has been with ABC Columbia since January of 2008.

He is our resident movie buff and comedian since his spare time is spent with the Art Bar Players, a local improv comedy group.


‘When They See Us’ actors revisit the Central Park Five case

Actor Jharrel Jerome, perhaps best known for his role in “Moonlight,” recalls walking to school a few years ago in his native New York City, worried about an upcoming test, when he was stopped by two police officers. “Stop! Can…

Donald Trump defends dictator Kim Jong Un, bashes Joe Biden from Japan

One day after President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, said North Korea’s missile launches earlier this month violated a U.N. Security Council resolution, the president said Kim Jong Un’s launch of “small weapons” doesn’t bother him. The president, who spent Sunday…

Hurricane Preparedness Week kicks off today

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — May 26th through June 1st is Hurricane Preparedness Week here in South Carolina and SCEMD wants to make sure you have all of the information you need to keep you and your family safe as we…

Greenville county teachers get raise after tax hike approved

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) – Teachers in Greenville County Schools will be paid a starting salary of $40,000 – the highest out of any school district in South Carolina – after school board members unanimously approved a 6-mill tax increase. Under…

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