started his broadcast career in radio. After several years in local
Carolina radio, Jack moved to Washington, NC as a weather anchor and
children's show host at WITN-TV. He then headed out west to KENS-TV in
San Antonio, TX where he was also weather anchor. He returned to South
Carolina in 1986 to join the News Channel 7 team as a weather anchor.
no surprise that Jack has been awarded the South Carolina Broadcasters
Association's Local Broadcast Personality of the Year award three times.
Locally, readers of the Greenville News have also chosen him as
Favorite Upstate Television Personality for two years. Roper is the
former host of the program “Kidsizzle with Jack Roper,” which received
the Best Children's Program award five times from the South Carolina
Broadcasters Association. In 2003, Jack received an Emmy for his weather
presentation in the News Channel 7 5pm newscast. Jack is now the on air
host for News Channel 7's Caring for the Carolinas Campaign. This
campaign has given Jack more time to be out in the community and doing
what he enjoys.
is a native of Union, SC, a graduate of the University of South
Carolina and in 2007, he received his meteorology degree from
Mississippi State University. Jack spends his time outside of work
performing his magic shows at area festivals and events. Jack also makes
his Positive Attitude Speech at churches, civic groups, and
businesses. Jack is also a musician, he regularly performs with his own
service, hard work, and dedication are what make Jack Roper one of the
area's most popular television personalities. Your Carolina with Jack
and Kimberly is a great opportunity that will allow Jack more time to be
out there in communities doing what he loves to do.