Charlie James is a 30-year radio veteran with numerous broadcasting awards to his credit including three South Carolina Broadcasters (SCBA) Star Award for Radio Show of the Year (2019, 2016, 2007), Best News Talk Show of the Year (2018), and The Academy of Country Music (ACM) Award for Radio Personality of the Year, as well as two Marconi Award Nominations.


Currently, Charlie is the Morning Show Host at Charleston’s WTMA News Talk from 6-10am. Charlie’s ability to listen and comment with caring, common sense and humor has earned him a loyal audience, working tirelessly to bring his listeners the latest news and information that directly affects them.


When he’s not behind the microphone at WTMA, Charlie is a voice-over artist who can be heard on many commercials, corporate presentations, and audio books. He is also a recurring cast member at The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre entertaining tourists and locals alike at their intimate theatre in the historic district in downtown Charleston.


Originally from Augusta, Georgia, Charlie James made Charleston his home in 2010 when he moved from Columbia, SC to continue his broadcasting career. Outside of the studio Charlie contributes his time to local charities and events including the Brain Tumor Society Walk, SC Fraternal Order of Police, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Fisher House Charleston.



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