Jordan Cioppa, WCBD

Jordan Cioppa


Charleston, SC, United States

Contact Jordan

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • WCBD

Past articles by Jordan:

Dockside Condominiums addressing structural issues

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The City of Charleston is working with leaders at the Dockside Condominiums in Downtown Charleston to address structural issues within the building. “I’ve lived here three years and I love it and I’m not moving. We’ll do what we have to do and that’s what we’re doing,” said Veronica Sarmanian, a […] → Read More

Leaders sign agreement to replace stormwater pump station in Medical District

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – An upcoming project aims to reduce flooding in Charleston’s Medical District. “In times of emergency, it’s just critical. We’ve seen times before where you couldn’t get there because of these flooding issues, right,” said Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg. On Friday the City of Charleston and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […] → Read More

Project aims to reduce coastal storm damage on Edisto Beach

EDISTO BEACH, S.C. (WCBD) – The Town of Edisto Beach is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Charleston District to reduce coastal storm damage. On Monday, leaders signed a Project Partnership Agreement which signaled the pre-construction phase of the Edisto Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. The plan is to build a 15-foot […] → Read More

Out-of-state visitors in Walterboro to watch Murdaugh take the stand

WALTERBORO, S.C. (WCBD) – A crowd of people showed up to the Colleton County Court House on Thursday to sit in on the Murdaugh double-murder trial. Alex Murdaugh, accused of killing his wife Margaret and their son Paul, took the stand during Day 23 of the trial. “It’s once in a lifetime to actually sit […] → Read More

Volunteers lending a hand to Anson African Burial Memorial

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Thirty-six volunteers will have a hand in preserving an important piece of Charleston history. In 2013, the remains of 36 individuals of African descent were found during a renovation at the Gaillard Center in Downtown Charleston. It’s believed they were buried sometime between 1760 and 1790. A permanent memorial will be […] → Read More

Lowcountry bars & restaurants ready for Super Bowl Sunday

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – Lowcountry bars and restaurants are ready to score big on Super Bowl Sunday. “It’s just as much our Super Bowl as it is the Super Bowl for the Chiefs and the Eagles this time around. This is our seventh year of doing it. It’s huge for us, it’s our busiest […] → Read More

Charleston County Sheriff’s Office hiring amid staff shortage

CHARLESTON CO., S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is short over 100 employees. “We’re in a situation where the staffing is critical at the jail and the law enforcement side or the roadside is serious,” said Sheriff Kristin Graziano. There are 102 detention deputy openings at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center. CCSO […] → Read More

Plan to demolish historic West Ashley house denied

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – A historic stone house in West Ashley is no longer at risk of being demolished. On Monday, Charleston’s Design Review Board denied a request to tear down the former home located at 1731 Savannah Highway. West Ashley historian and author, Donna Jacobs, said the Stone House was built by […] → Read More

North Charleston officials discuss future development

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – More development is on the horizon in North Charleston. With the highly anticipated Topgolf grand opening on Friday in North Charleston, News 2 found out what else residents and visitors can expect in the future. “North Charleston is growing; it’s the center of the Lowcountry. It’s a real hub and […] → Read More

The Lowcountry celebrates MLK Day

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – People across the Lowcountry honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during MLK Day celebrations. The 51st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade travelled through Downtown Charleston on Monday. The YWCA of Greater Charleston hosts the parade every year. This year marked the first time the […] → Read More

More attainable housing could be coming to Mount Pleasant after council vote

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCBD) – More attainable housing options could soon be coming to Mount Pleasant. On Tuesday, Mount Pleasant Town Council voted 6 to 3 on the first reading of an ordinance that would lower the residential density allowed in commercial districts. The Town of Mount Pleasant currently allows for 12 market-rate residential units […] → Read More

CPD: no major problems on NYE in Central Business District

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Charleston’s Central Business District was mostly incident free on New Year’s Eve, according to police. “New Year’s Eve itself, was actually really well-behaved crowds out there,” said Lt. James Byrne, the Team 9 Commander for the Charleston Police Department. Lt. Byrne said a few cite and release charges and one custodial […] → Read More

Lowcountry braces for cold temps, warming shelters open

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – People in the Lowcountry braced for plummeting temperatures on Friday. “This is actually our first time visiting, we were expecting it to be a little bit warmer but its freezing,” said Kimberly Carlson who traveled to Charleston from Georgia. For the homeless community, the frigid temperatures can be brutal. “I wish I […] → Read More

Shadowmoss residents frustrated by incomplete flood mitigation project

WEST ASHLEY, S.C. (WCBD) – Shadowmoss residents are calling for answers after an incomplete flood mitigation project was left untouched for months. “You know I’m kind of tired of looking at this every day. In my bedroom in the morning, the first thing I wake up to and look outside and there’s this mud pit […] → Read More

18-wheelers parked overnight in West Ashley causing concern

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Some Charleston City leaders want to crack down on 18-wheelers parked overnight throughout West Ashley. Michael Allen is the Neighborhood President of Ashley Hall Manor. He said there’s been an increase in tractor trailers and other large equipment left overnight in parking lots up and down Sam Rittenberg Boulevard. This […] → Read More

CPD reminding drivers of King St. parking rules before towing begins

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Charleston Police want to remind drivers of King Street parking restrictions before towing begins. “We do have to write tickets and eventually we are going to have to start towing some cars,” Police Chief Luther Reynolds said. Parking is prohibited on King Street between Spring and Calhoun Streets from 6:00 p.m. […] → Read More

Park Circle residents react to alleged sexual assault at rec complex

UPDATE: NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – North Charleston Police identified a person of interest in the sexual assault investigation at the Danny Jones Recreation Complex. Police released the following photo of a person who they said was in the area of Monitor and Lackawanna Boulevard on November 25th between 1:15 and 2:15 pm. Officers said […] → Read More

Charleston approves new technology to target fake IDs

UPDATE: CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Charleston City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the pilot program. CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Charleston leaders are looking to crack down on underage drinking with a new pilot program that will help businesses easily identify fake IDs. A mobile app called Intellicheck has the ability to detect a […] → Read More

Charleston City Council considers significant pay increases for all city employees

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – People who work for the City of Charleston could see a significant pay increase soon. Charleston City Council met for a workshop on Tuesday evening to discuss the 2023 budget. “The number one issue that the City of Charleston is facing right now is pay for our employees,” said Councilman Ross […] → Read More

Charleston PD collecting holiday gifts for Ronald McDonald House, Fisher House

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The Charleston Police Department is gearing up to host its largest charity effort of the year. The annual ‘Santa’s Escort’ ride, which will take place December 14, benefits the Ronald McDonald House and Fisher House in Charleston. Charleston PD will be collecting new, unwrapped gifts from now until December 13th to […] → Read More