Raphael James

Charleston, SC
Raphael James

Raphael joined the Live 5 News team in November 2002.

Professional Experience: WJBF News Anchor/ Reporter; WPRW 107.7 Radio News Director; WBBQ 104.3 FM Mobile News Reporter

News Philosophy: My job is to help, to inform and to be true; not just to you, but to myself.

Education: B.S. Mass Communications, Paine College Augusta, Georgia

Hometown: Augusta, Georgia

Organizations and Community Involvement: Raphael and wife Sarena developed a website onaisle9.com to encourage other families with special needs children and as a resource for others looking to learn more about special needs. Raphael is also a part of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., National Association of Black Journalists, Boys and Girls Club of America, Mentoring

Hobbies: Relaxing with family, Public Speaking, Golf, Basketball, Chess, Reading, Writing

Family: Married to wife Sarena with 2 daughters and a son

Favorite Book: The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson

Likes Best about the Lowcountry: I love the people, the history, and living so close to the ocean. (That is until the next big storm.)