Press Release

World of Opera Ends Production

By G. Rawls

World of Opera

With regret, we announce that World of Opera, produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio, has ended production; the final episode of the series was broadcast on December 10. The provider of the recorded live operatic performances that are the mainstay of the series, the European Broadcasting Union, was no longer able to continue to deliver these performances. SC Public Radio was proud to be a part of this tradition begun by NPR decades ago.

SCETV President Linda O’Bryon to Step Down in Fall of 2017

By G. Rawls

Linda O'Bryon

Linda O’Bryon, the president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio, announced plans to step down next fall.  She advised the ETV Commission meeting Friday, Nov. 18 during its regular meeting. When O’Bryon steps down, she will have served as ETV CEO for seven years.

StoryCorps to Visit SC State Museum, EdVenture

By G. Rawls

StoryCorps participants, MobileBooth interior

StoryCorps, a renowned nonprofit organization that records and celebrates the stories of everyday Americans, is coming to Columbia to collect interviews with residents.

Heard and seen weekly on SC Public Radio and SCETV, StoryCorps is bringing its MobileBooth—an Airstream trailer outfitted with a recording studio—to the parking lot between the S.C. State Museum and EdVenture for four weeks, beginning Nov. 18.

Charleston's New Antenna Installed

Charleston old antenna section and new antenna

Our new 3000 pound antenna has been installed in Charleston.

We are broadcasting now.  As with any new installation, there may be adjustments, including down time.

Our Charleston Stations Will Be Off Air Temporarily

By G. Rawls

Charleston Broadcast notice

We're replacing our TV and radio antennas in Charleston, a process that was interrupted by Hurricane Matthew. We hope to have crews back in Charleston Tuesday to finish the work, which should take several days.  Thank you for your patience.

Our radio service WSCI-FM 89.3 is available anytime on southcarolinapublicradio.org or by using our app available via Google or iTunes.

Palmetto Scene to Offer Interviews to SC Federal Candidates

By G. Rawls

SCETV logo

SCETV’s weekly public affairs program, Palmetto Scene, is reaching out to qualified candidates for US Congressional Districts 1-7 and the US Senate seat to participate in a joint interview.  The interviews will be scheduled in the weeks prior to the general election and will air Thursday nights on Palmetto Scene

Engineering VP Honored

By G. Rawls

John Crockett, ETV's Vice-President of Engineering, receives award

John Crockett, South Carolina ETV's Vice President of Engineering, has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by Major General Robert E. Livingston, Jr., the Adjutant General of South Carolina. The Medal and Citation were presented by Kim Stenson, Director of the South Carolina Emergency Management Division on August 18, 2016.

Book Based on SC Public Radio Interviews Wins Award

By G. Rawls

Dr. Walter Edgar and his award-winning book

SC Public Radio host Dr. Walter Edgar’s book Conversations with the Conroys has won a Bronze Award from the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards.  The book explores the family of South Carolina-based author Pat Conroy, who was best-known for The Great Santini and The Prince of Tides. 

Pages