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 17, 2016

The Biltmore
When George Vanderbilt envisioned his grand estate in Asheville, N.C. in the late 1800s, his goal was for it to be a self-sustaining property. Today, still family owned, the Biltmore continues to honor his vision throughout the 8,000-acre estate in many ways.

By Aimee Crouch

May 11, 2016

canola oil seeds
The Biltmore has been a sustainable estate since George Vanderbilt's original vision in the late 1800s. Today, the family owned property has put a focus on energy efficiency with biodiesel and solar energy production. Ted Katsigianis, V.P. of Agriculture and Environmental Science, explains the...

By Aimee Crouch

May 11, 2016

Biltmore Production Garden
When George Vanderbilt built The Biltmore in the late 1800s, his goal was to make the estate sustainable in many areas, one being agriculture. Eli Herman, the manager of the production garden, gives us a behind-the-scenes tour of the greenhouse and tells us how they are continuing Vanderbilt's...

By Aimee Crouch

April 28, 2016

Sen. Clementa Pinckney
On the floor of the S.C. Senate today, Senator Gerald Malloy announced that a portrait of the late Senator Clementa Pinckney would be unveiled on May 25. Senator Pinckney was one of the nine murdered at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston last June. Malloy said, "This portrait will be a...

By Aimee Crouch

April 28, 2016

SC State House
This past year in S.C. has been a tragic, yet historic time. After the shooting of Walter Scott, the murders at Mother Emanuel, and the removal of the Confederate flag from the State House grounds, the discussion of race has increased throughout the state. The latest Winthrop Poll asked residents...

By Aimee Crouch

April 21, 2016

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In the late 1990s, the Catawba Nation received federal recognition. Photojournalist and Filmmaker Catherine Bauknight set out to document the revival of the tribe. Her photo essay exhibit, at the Native American Center in Lancaster, gives us a glimpse of life as a Catawba Indian.

By Aimee Crouch

April 20, 2016

port of charleston
Due to the success of the inland port in Greer, the S.C. Ports Authority is looking into opening a second facility. The SCPA is seeing an increased demand for a second inland port, due to the fact that since 2011, intermodal volume has increased 166 percent. Approximately 23 percent of the...

By Aimee Crouch

April 13, 2016

Fahamu Pecou
Columbia Museum of Art’s latest exhibit, Remix, is a wide variety of works that look at what many African American artists practice – a retelling of ideas from their own perspective. One of the featured artists, Fahamu Pecou, looks at pop art through African American masculinity. Here, he talks...

By Aimee Crouch

April 7, 2016

clapboard
Columbia’s Indie Grits Film Festival opens in the Capitol City on April 14th and is celebrating their 10th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, all festival events will be free to attendees. There are approximately 60 films being screened. The theme this year, “Waterlines,” is an opportunity...

By Aimee Crouch

March 30, 2016

SC State House
The S.C. House unanimously passed an amendment to the state budget that would allocate over $9 million to teachers in high-poverty areas. The school districts included in the plan have at least 80 percent of students living in poverty. The one-year funding is to help retain good teachers in poorer...

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