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.


Missed call and field goals lead Rams past Saints to Super Bowl

After rallying from an early 13-0 deficit, the Rams stunned the New Orleans Saints with Greg Zuerlein’s 57-yard field goal in overtime for a 26-23 victory in the NFC championship game Sunday — an outcome that might not have been possible without an egregious mistake by the officials in the closing minutes of regulation.

SC pastor arrested on suspicion of choking pregnant woman

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – A South Carolina pastor accused of strangling a woman pregnant with his child is free on bond. News outlets report 35-year-old Rashan Lamar Wilson, of North Charleston, was arrested Thursday on a charge of domestic violence…

Elizabeth Warren planning 1st trip to South Carolina

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making her first trip to early voting South Carolina since launching her exploratory bid for a possible 2020 presidential run. Warren’s organization tells The Associated Press on Sunday that she is planning to visit Columbia on Wednesday…

Victim identified in Columbia apartment shooting

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- Richland County Coroner Gary Watts  has released the identity of a man who died after a shooting incident Saturday morning. Darren D. Calhoun,29, died at Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital from a gunshot wound to the upper body, according to…

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