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.

 

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By Aimee Crouch

October 28, 2016

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Palmetto Scene continues to air back-to-back episodes (Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., ETV) that will focus on candidates running for federal office in South Carolina. Although the biggest interest has been focused on the presidential race, here in South Carolina, all 7 congressional seats and...

By Aimee Crouch

October 26, 2016

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Nucor Corporation, the largest steel producer in the country, announced a $100,000 donation to help families impacted by Hurricane Matthew through the One SC Relief Fund. The fund was established after the 2015 flood to help families recovering from natural disasters. After Hurricane Matthew hit S...

By Aimee Crouch

October 7, 2016

White House
President Barack Obama declared an emergency in South Carolina and ordered federal aid to help with any conditions because of Hurricane Matthew. Obama spoke with Governor Nikki Haley yesterday and offered her any assistance the state needed. This action gives the Department of Homeland Security and...

By Aimee Crouch

October 6, 2016

rest stop
Governor Nikki Haley ordered additional evacuations a short time ago, as Hurricane Matthew approaches South Carolina. The additional counties are in Zone B of Jasper and Colleton. To verify if you are in the evacuation area, go to Know Your Zone . Evacuations may be expanded, if necessary. Many...

By Aimee Crouch

October 5, 2016

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South Carolina's price gouging statute is now in effect, which prohibits "unconscionable prices" when in a state of emergency. The statute will be in effect for the next 15 days and gougers can be charged a $1000 fine and/or 30 days in jail. S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson said, “As we prepare...

By Aimee Crouch

September 29, 2016

Winthrop Poll
In the latest Winthrop Poll, Donald Trump is leading Hillary Clinton 42% to 38% in South Carolina. The poll was conducted before Monday’s presidential debate and 53% of the respondents feel Clinton is a capable candidate, while 46% feel Trump is. But, when asked if they felt each candidate was...

By Aimee Crouch

September 22, 2016

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There are almost 1,400 women incarcerated in South Carolina prisons, and 80 percent of those women are mothers—mothers who are missing integral parts of their children’s developmental years. Through a program developed at The Riley Institute at Furman University's Diversity Leadership Initiative,...

By Aimee Crouch

September 19, 2016

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Salkehatchie Summer Service , a mission of the United Methodist Church-South Carolina Conference, has been helping those in need since 1978. This summer, Palmetto Scene visited with a group in Columbia, where students came together for a week to make new friends, and most importantly, to help those...

By Aimee Crouch

September 8, 2016

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This week, the country celebrated Labor Day, which for many is the official end to summer, but it’s also when campaigns across the country kick into high gear. Candidates running for office have two months to sway voters to their side. While Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are on the minds of many...

By Aimee Crouch

August 24, 2016

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A new study was released this week at S.C.’s Aerospace Conference and Expo that showed the industry continues to grow and has a $19 billion impact on the state. The South Carolina Council on Competiveness released an economic impact study that shows a $2 billion increase in the aerospace industry...

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