ETV’s reach in South Carolina goes well beyond Radio and TV. ETV supports education, promotes transparency, partners with public safety, connects citizens, and improves the quality of life and job readiness for the state. Join us for a look at some of ETV’s services and what people are saying about ETV.
ETV Community and State Partners
The State Presents “South Carolinians in World War II”
Pictured above: State reporter Jeff Wilkinson interviewing NBC News anchor Brian Williams about his friend, Col. Charles P. Murray.
With about 184,000 South Carolinians serving in World War II, and thousands more who moved here after the war, ETV and The State newspaper partnered together to tell the stories of these veterans in their own words. The result is a multi-part documentary series, “South Carolinians in World War II" and a special profile series, "Man and Moment."
Led by The State news reporter Jeff Wilkinson, the production team at Coalpowered Filmworks has captured over 150 first-hand accounts of World War II.…
USC Upstate Students Learn TV Production at ETV Upstate
From 1997 to 2007 ETV Upstate partnered and produced USC Upstate’s higher level distance learning SBSN nursing courses using its Satellite Distance Learning Studio. Classes were conducted weekly, every semester, usually from 8:30am to 5:00pm including Summer I and Summer II.
From 1994 to 2011 USC Upstate used ETV Employees as Adjunct Professor’s to teach “Advanced Video Production. (SFLM-426) in their studios during Spring semester. The class was taught using the ETV Upstate Studio as a classroom and Lab for Students. Many of the graduates went on to work in the television industry. One former student of the class was…
Fort Mill High School Participates in the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab
Recognizing that informed and engaged young people are critical for a healthy democracy, the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab connects high school students to local PBS stations and news professionals in their community to produce original, student-generated news video reports.The young people who participate in the project learn how to report, problem-solve, synthesize information and investigate important topics: journalism as a form of learning.
The project also includes a news literacy/digital media curriculum and online collaborative space designed to transform their understanding of news, build a foundation of civic engagement and spark a life-long interest in current events.