Award winning journalist Darci Strickland joins me on Speak Live Nation to discuss her amazing career and journey. On a more serious note we discussed one of the most significant natural events in South Carolina history with what has been called the ‘Thousand Year Flood’ that left unprecedented damage to homes, roadways and sadly some fatalities. We also discussed what overall was a very eventful year in the news for South Carolina.
Darci has a degree in Journalism from the University of South Carolina and a certificate in Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University.
Darci is an Emmy and Alfred I. DuPont Award winning journalist. Her infectious and positive speaking. style make her WLTX’s most requested speaker, leading to many requests from schools, charitable organizations, churches, and other associations statewide. Darci is one of the main spokespersons for Buddy Call 19, a station project that encourages women to do self-breast examinations . In addition to Buddy Call 19, Darci spearheads the recognition of great teachers, through our Teacher of the Week awards.
In her spare time, Darci enjoys reading, traveling, working in the community and spending time with her husband Torrey and daughters Logan, Layla and Lauren. She's a volunteer Guardian ad Litem with Richland County, a Board Member for Workshop Theater, University of South Carolina 2005 Young Alumni of the Year, 2005 South Carolina Broadcaster's Association Anchor of the Year and 2009 South Carolina Broadcaster's Association TV Personality of the Year. Darci is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, attends Journey United Methodist Church in Columbia and is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
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