Congressman Jim Clyburn & Don Frierson
A native of Columbia, South Carolina. He attended the public schools in Richland County. He is a 1983 graduate of the University of South Carolina where he majored in journalism. Don has been the host of the Urban Scene, a popular, noon-day talk show, since 1989. In addition to keeping the community informed on important topics of interest, he has also interviewed notables such as: Danny Glover; Benjamin Muhammad; Jane Kennedy; House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt; Ms. America Kimberley Aiken and gospel legend Dr. Bobby Jones.
Don is very involved in the community. He has served on the board of the Bethlehem Community Center, the Columbia Branch of the NAACP and the South Carolina Conference of Branches of the NAACP. He has volunteered his time with Big Brothers and Sisters of the Midlands, children in various school districts and has assisted non-profit agencies and organizations.