Caroline Hecker

Caroline Hecker


Caroline Hecker joined the WIS team as a reporter in January 2018.

Prior to working in Columbia, Caroline worked for three years as weekend anchor/MMJ at WXOW in La Crosse, Wisconsin. While there, she covered a wide variety of stories including historic flooding, opioid abuse at the Tomah VA and multiple presidential candidate visits.

Caroline is a graduate of the University of Missouri where she earned a degree in broadcast journalism (Go Tigers!). 

Having spent the last several years suffering through brutal Wisconsin winters, she’s looking forward to some warmer weather in the Palmetto State!

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Recent Articles by Caroline

Ex-restaurant owner’s murder trial delayed until summer

  Five police officers have been killed in the last 6 days nationwide. A Midlands non-profit is opening the door to conversation.

  Watchdog Report: Link between utilities charitable giving and political influence

  Nikki Haley sees support, criticism following comments on Confederate flag removal

SC Secretary of State: Hundreds of charities in SC suspended

  Saluda Tigers headed to 2-A state title game, seeking first title in 56 years

  New Kershaw County School District policy could send excessive student meal debt to collection agency

  No cash? No problem. Salvation Army accepting Apple Pay, Google Pay at Red Kettle sites

  Two surviving victims of Midlands DUI crashes thankful for life this holiday season

  SC Dept. of Consumer Affairs files petition against proposed Blue Granite rate hike

  SCDOT creates new strategy as Carolina Crossroads Project struggles to attract bids

  Closing arguments, deliberation begin Friday in Jason Lee murder trial

  Testimony continues in Lexington County Sheriff’s Department IT employee’s killing

  Trial begins for Lexington County man accused of killing estranged wife in 2017

  Major lane changes coming to I-20 East construction in Lexington County

  One week later, group of Sumter School District bus drivers remain on strike

  Five times the number of Lexington Co. students arrested for school threats this year compared to 2018

  ‘It’s time for change’: Irmo voters oust three incumbents in town election

  Tired of complaining? Vote in Tuesday’s local elections

  Irmo voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide on mayor, town council seats

  Is a full-ride enough? Former UofSC student-athletes weigh in on NCAA vote

  FL suspect charged with killing Spring Valley HS grad pleads not guilty

  Midlands middle school students take stand against bullying

  Tim Jones Jr. is sitting on death row for murdering his 5 children. SC taxpayers paid nearly $648,000 for his death penalty trial.

  Fake news or legit? Richland County Library System offers new vetting system

  Bond set for woman charged with severely injuring Midlands veteran in DUI crash

  Former U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley shares advice with seniors at Chapin High School

Suspect in active shooter situation in Sumter now facing 9 counts of attempted murder

  Proposal to tighten eligibility for SNAP benefits could hurt students in free school lunch programs, USDA analysis says

  Midlands fifth graders take pledge as gun safety education makes its way into elementary schools