Hometown: Greenville, S.C.
School: University of South Carolina
Tom Lanahan came to WACH FOX News in January of 2016 as the station’s morning news Web Content Specialist. Prior to coming to WACH FOX, Tom interned and worked at another Columbia station, gaining valuable experience working in a newsroom. Tom then took a position as the sports reporter for an online newspaper here in Columbia for the three years prior coming to WACH, covering high school and college sports.
Tom enjoys living in the Shandon/Devine Street area where he stays active by running and biking in the community. Tom also enjoys watching sports, listening to music and catching the latest documentaries while also socializing with friends. Tom loves his Gamecocks and the USC athletics program while also making sure to catch every Pittsburgh Steelers’ football game on Sundays.
Tom is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where he earned a B.A. in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism. Tom is always looking for a great story and wants to connect the community with strong stories. If you have a story idea or something you would like Tom to know, email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.