Dean has been a fixture on Lowcountry television for over two decades and can be seen weeknights on ABC News 4 at 5, 6, 7 and 11 p.m.
Hired at ABC News 4 in 1990 as the weekend sportscaster, Dean has called Mount Pleasant home ever since.
Following several years in the sports department, Dean was first promoted to sports director and then to news anchor.
Dean has been recognized with over 20 industry awards, including Best Sportscaster and Best Reporter in the State of South Carolina and in the Southeast by the South Carolina AP Broadcasters Association and the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas.
During his time in sports, Dean covered a wide range of stories, from the Atlanta Braves great playoff teams of the early 90s to the ups and downs of Gamecock football.
He finds a great deal of satisfaction covering the stories of the people of the Lowcountry, and earned statewide broadcasting honors for in-depth stories on autism in the Lowcountry, the personal Alzheimer's Disease battle fought by former Mount Pleasant Mayor Harry Hallman, and the courageous fight waged by retired Brigadier General Tom Mikolajcik.
Dean and his wife Caroline have three boys. Dean is glad to report that all of his boys are happy and healthy.