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.)