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SC Chamber Hires EMMY Winning Journalist

September 28, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Andrea Mock has joined the team as the Associate Vice President of Communications and Public Relations. Before joining the Chamber, Mock worked as the Evening Anchor for WLTX News19, CBS here in Columbia for ten years, and spent two years at both NBC24 in Toledo, OH and WDTV, CBS in West Virginia.  In her time as a journalist Mock won 3 Regional EMMY Awards and several AP News awards for her reporting.   Mock has also been deeply involved in volunteer work in our state serving as a board member of HappyWheels which operates out of MUSC, GHS, and Palmetto Children’s Hospital.  Mock also volunteers doing public relations and public speaking for the Alzheimer’s Association, American Cancer Society, and Heroes In Blue. 

Mock said, “I am very excited to join such a time-honored, trusted organization with such a solid history advancing and protecting businesses in our state.  The past few years of business growth here has shown the sky is the limit for companies in South Carolina, and it’s my mission to see that trend continue. “

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Ted Pitts said, “Andrea joins our team with a solid history in communications, but more than that as journalist in Columbia for the past decade, she has covered the new business investments being made in our state and has an understanding of all of the issues businesses are facing at the state level.  We knew with her level of knowledge and her own personal relationships in South Carolina, she was the perfect choice to advance our mission at the state chamber.

Andrea will be handling all media requests.  Please contact her at Andrea.Mock@SCchamber.net, at (803) 543-6924, and follow her on Twitter @AndreaMockSC.

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