Aimee Crouch

Senior Producer for News and Public Affairs
Aimee Crouch

Aimee Crouch is South Carolina ETV’s (SCETV) Senior Producer for News and Public Affairs, where she produces two weekly statewide programs, “Palmetto Scene” and “This Week in South Carolina.” She is the lead producer on all live political events, including political debates and election night coverage. She is a Charleston native and a graduate of Lander University in Greenwood, SC. She began her career with SCETV and has been with the organization for over 20 years. A four-time Emmy Award nominee (Southeast Region), she was the recipient of the 2016 Emmy Award for “Remembering Charleston.” She is also the recipient of a Telly Award and a Green Eye Shade Journalism Award. A graduate of The Dick Riley Institute at Furman University’s Diversity Fellowship Program in 2016 and The Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Editorial Integrity and Leadership Initiative at Arizona State University in 2019.

 

Stories

By Aimee Crouch

May 28, 2020

Tina Whitlock
College softball is exploding – becoming one of the few sports along with football and men’s basketball – that generates revenue. According to the U.S. Department of Education, college softball teams reported $450 million in revenue in 2016-17 (the last year data has been reported). Here in South...

By Aimee Crouch

April 3, 2020

benne wafers
People from all around the world have been descending on the South, and South Carolina in general, for their unusual and delectable cuisine. We went down to Charleston to try a product made only in the Lowcountry.

By Aimee Crouch

February 27, 2020

vote
In the lead up to the First in the South primary, democratic presidential candidates are setting up camp here in South Carolina during the final stretch to Saturday's vote. We'll keep a schedule of where you can find them throughout South Carolina this week. Joe Biden’s South Carolina Schedule...

By Aimee Crouch

January 31, 2020

Nella Barkley
The 2019 David Wilkins Civic Leadership Award, an initiative of The Riley Institute at Furman University, was given to Charlestonian Nella Barkley. Barkley, a community leader for much of her life, has always looked for ways to improve the lives of South Carolinians.

By Aimee Crouch

January 31, 2020

Gary Simrill
For the last 15 years, The Riley Institute at Furman University has recognized a state legislator with the David Wilkins Legislative Award. Named for the former Speaker of the House and U.S. Ambassador to Canada, the award is given to a legislator who shows leadership, courage, vision and integrity...

By Aimee Crouch

September 30, 2019

Warrick McZeke
Growing up in Loris, S.C. Warrick McZeke was always around music and family. That’s where his interest in performing began, whether R&B, jazz, or soul. But today, he’s found his love in country music. It all began in a dorm on the campus of Clemson University and with a roommate who became a...

By Aimee Crouch

September 17, 2019

crab
This summer we made a trip to the lowcountry, where we not only made new friends, we gained new skills and even learned how to catch our dinner. We spent some with the Air BnB Experience "Casual Crabbing with Tia," which was recently named a top four experience in the world. Our day on the docks...

By Aimee Crouch

September 11, 2019

Crabbing with Tia
This week on a new season of Palmetto Scene , we take a trip to Charleston to go “Crabbing with Tia.” Tia Clark started this Air BnB experience, and it was recently rated #4 in the world. After spending the day with her and her assistant, Art, we know why. We learned different ways to crab and how...

By Aimee Crouch

August 20, 2019

Patrick Davis
We visit Camden, SC with singer, songwriter Patrick Davis and his musical family. This story was originally published December 20, 2017. NOTE: Tuesday, Sept. 10th, at SCETV in Columbia, we are celebrating the premiere of Ken Burns’ new PBS documentary, “Country Music,” with a film screening, and...

By Aimee Crouch

June 28, 2019

Foster Care
Did you know that once a child leaves the foster care system, there is a 50% chance they will be unemployed? Or, A 25% chance they will be imprisoned? But despite these negative statistics, there are also many positive outcomes—like Krystel, a former child of foster care, who uses her experience as...

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