Adam Mintzer

Adam Mintzer

Producer and Multimedia Journalist

Columbia, SC

Adam Mintzer is a native South Carolinian who joined the WIS team as a producer and multimedia journalist in 2019.

Adam joins WIS team from CNN's Washington DC bureau where he worked on “The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.” While in DC, he helped cover political, national, and international breaking news, in addition to special events like the 2018 midterm elections and the royal wedding.

Adam was born and raised in Charleston and studied broadcast journalism at Northwestern University.

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Recent Articles by Adam

  FULL LIST: Face mask ordinances in place across SC

  Preparing for July 4th: SC director of tourism thinks people will be safer than Memorial Day

  College student who tested positive for COVID-19 urges young people to take virus seriously

  Covid-19 researcher says we can no longer accurately model how the virus will spread

  Soda City Market returns to main street amidst coronavirus pandemic

  COVID-19 hospitalizations are on the rise, but doctors don’t want you skipping appointments

  Columbia City Council members anticipate face mask ordinance will pass

  What we now know about preventing the spread of COVID-19

  SC Criminal Justice Academy considers classifying chokeholds, sleeper holds as deadly force

  Council in charge of SC law enforcement training discusses changes

  SC teachers join protest in support of Black Lives Matter

A decade of woes: Here’s a quick history of problems with Richland County elections

  Hand-written ballots, 90-degree heat, long lines: Voter turnout in Richland County bigger than expected

  Protest organizers say water bottles called suspicious by CPD, RCSD contain water and baking soda

  City leaders, law enforcement, activists and residents protest peacefully for racial justice in Newberry

  Many attended State House protest for first time Saturday as activism continues

  Some shops in the Vista still boarded up after weekend protests while others open

Project to expand SC rural broadband access may connect families this summer

  SC state superintendent ‘cautiously optimistic’ face-to-face instruction will resume in fall

  Poll finds majority of SC residents worried about coronavirus but split over state response

  Gov. McMaster agrees with state leaders suggesting attractions open this weekend

  Dog dies 2 days after being rescued on ‘LIVE PD’

  How parents of children with cancer are navigating COVID-19

  LIST: What’s open and what’s closed in South Carolina

  What’s a ‘She-session’ and is SC heading for one?

  Dept. of Mental Health sees increase in activity amidst coronavirus outbreak

  While restaurants prepare to reopen dine-in services, small business are eager to get back to work

  Dorn VA workers worry about lack of PPE, officials say they are following guidelines

  COVID-19 Explained: How projections are made and why models are important

  ’He didn’t get to grow up’: Family and friends remember 7-year-old Knowledge Sims