April 20, 2024

The Nerve Archive

Where Government Gets Exposed

Eric K. Ward

Eric Ward is an investigative reporter and researcher with the South Carolina Policy Council. Ward joined the organization in October 2009 after nine years at Free Times, the alternative newsweekly in the South Carolina capital of Columbia, where he was news editor of the publication, overseeing its local, state and national coverage. Prior to that, Ward conducted an independent, nationwide oral history project focused on the future of the United States. His journalism career also includes three years as a daily newspaper reporter. Ward received a bachelor’s degree in news-editorial journalism from the University of South Carolina and has won several writing and reporting awards. His interests include writing, politics and government, civics and democracy, environmental issues, music, photography and the great outdoors. You can contact Eric at: eric@thenerve.org or call (803) 254-4411.