South Carolina ETV

About South Carolina ETV


South Carolina ETV is the state's public educational broadcasting network with 11 television and eight radio transmitters, and a multi-media educational system in more than 2,500 schools, colleges, businesses and government agencies. Using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning.

Television

ETV has 11 transmitter towers across the state, each of which broadcast one high definition and two standard definition channels, providing a total of 26,280 hours of educational programs each year:

ETV-HD is our primary channel featuring local and national programs, including everything from "Carolina Stories" and “Palmetto Scene” to "Masterpiece Theatre" and “NOVA.” It also features the bulk of ETV’s daily children’s shows, offered as a safe-haven for parents looking for quality educational programming. 

The South Carolina Channel features SC-specific history, arts and nature programming, as well as the CreateTV block of crafts, cooking and home improvement programs. 

 ETV World brings viewers public affairs programs on local and national issues, and is the home of ETV's State House coverage.

The transmitter towers are:

  • WITV Channel 7 – Charleston
  • WNSC Channel 30 – Rock Hill
  • WEBA Channel 14 – Allendale
  • WJPM Channel 33 – Florence
  • WJWJ Channel 16 – Beaufort
  • WRLK Channel 35 – Columbia
  • WHMC Channel 23 – Conway
  • WNEH Channel 38 – Greenwood
  • WRJA Channel 27 – Sumter
  • WRET Channel  49 – Spartanburg
  • WNTV Channel 29 – Greenville

 


Radio

ETV Radio has eight radio transmitters across the state that broadcast one of two formats, and provide a total of 17,520 hours of radio programming each year, including local and national programs:

The News Format can be heard on five stations, and presents national programs such as “All Things Considered,” “Morning Edition,” “Talk of the Nation,” “Fresh Air,” and “The Take Away.” Regional programs include “Walter Edgar’s Journal,” “The Big Picture on the Radio,” and “Your Day,” to name a few. ETV Radio News stations include:

  • WRJA-FM/88.1 Sumter
  • WJWJ-FM/89.9 Beaufort
  • WNSC-FM/88.9 Rock Hill
  • WHMC-FM/90.1 Conway
  • WLJK-FM/89.1 Aiken

 

 The Classical News Format is heard on three stations and focuses on music programs, such as “Performance Today,” “Echoes” and “Afternoon Classics.” ETV Radio-produced content includes “Carolina Live,” “Spoleto Chamber Music Series” and “Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz,” a series that has been a mainstay nationally on public radio for 30 years.  ETV Radio Classical stations include: 

  • WSCI-FM/89.3 Charleston
  • WLTR-FM/91.3 Columbia
  • WEPR-FM/90.1 Greenville

 


Public Media Code of Integrity

SCETV joins with other public media organizations nationwide in support of the Public Media Code of Integrity.

Contact Us

ETV Upstate Map

South Carolina ETV and Radio, WRLK

Phone: (803) 737-3200

 


Administrative Offices, Technical Facilities & Studios
1041 George Rogers Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29201

 

Public Information


Report Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in state agencies to the Office of the State Inspector General
1-855-SC-FRAUD
1-855-723-7283
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Website: http://OIG.SC.GOV


ETV Management Team
Background information on ETV's management team and the ETV Commission

Community Broadcast Operations
South Carolina ETV has three full-fledged TV stations that produce programs.

Pressroom
The ETV Pressroom has been developed to help journalists and editors quickly access information they need.

Terms of Use
The following rules govern your use of SCETV.org. You may also review our privacy policy.

Community Advisory Council
The ETV Commission Advisory Council is a group of experts and interested citizens drawn from around the state who are willing to offer their expertise and wisdom to the ETV Commission. Presently the Council is comprised of 39 members representing education, broadcasting, public safety, the legal profession, and the public at large who serve two-year terms. The Council meets jointly with the ETV Commission twice a year.

History of ETV
SCETV began in 1957 when The General Assembly passed a concurrent resolution calling for a study of the use of television in public schools.

ETV Commission
ETV's commissioners are appointed by the Governor to serve terms of six years.

Tour Information
ETV provides tours free of charge to groups Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Facility Rental
The Telecommunication Center has been designed for growth and expansion that include rental opportunities.

 

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  • FCC TV Public Files:
  • WITV (Charleston)
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  • WEBA-TV (Allendale)
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  • WJWJ-TV (Beaufort)
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  • WHMC-TV (Conway)
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  • WRJA-TV (Sumter)
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  • WNTV (Greenville)

  • WNSC-TV (Rock Hill)
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  • WJPM-TV (Florence)
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  • WRLK-TV (Columbia)
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  • WNEH-TV (Greenwood)
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  • WRET-TV (Spartanburg)

  • If you need assistance accessing our public file information, please contact Tara Thomas at 803-737-3500.



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