Anthony Padgett

President and CEO of SCETV

Anthony Padgett joined South Carolina ETV in October of 2017.  He previously served as Georgia Public Broadcasting's Chief Operating Officer.  His responsibilities there included the management and oversight of the organization's day-to-day operational needs, including technology services, content creation and distribution, digital and education innovations and business services.  Padgett formerly served as the Sr. Vice President of Content and Operations at WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida, where he lead multiple departments, such as Technology/Operations, Studio/Facilities, Radio/News/Digital and Programming/Production.  Padgett began his career in the United States Air Force as a broadcasting engineer, and has also worked in public broadcasting as Chief Engineer at WBCC in Florida.  He is married with four children and active in Rotary.

Stories

  • Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir

    President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2019

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: Happy holidays! This December brings entertaining and enjoyable programming, part of our Festival schedule as well as our seasonal offerings. SCETV ‘s Festival offers a variety of captivating new shows, including a song-filled evening with...
  • Anthony Padgett, SCETV President and Coby Hennecy, ETV Endowment Executive Director

    Legacy of Partnership

    SCETV and the ETV Endowment of South Carolina represent an extraordinary 41-year public-private partnership that has enabled SCETV and SC Public Radio to produce and present programs for state-wide, national and international broadcast. Since inception, the ETV Endowment has...
  • Retro Report

    President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, October 2019

    Dear Viewers and Listeners, This month, SC Public Radio holds its “No Pledge Drive” Pledge Drive. From Oct. 1 through Oct. 22, we will be asking for your support without interrupting regular programming. This successful fundraising method allows us to continue bringing your...
  • Ken Burns Country Music

    President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, September 2019

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: SCETV and SC Public Radio have a lot going on this month. First up, Ken Burns’ much anticipated eight-part series Country Music explores the evolution of this uniquely American art form. SCETV joins the fun with its own Carolina Country...
  • Prince Rave

    President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, August 2019

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month, our August pledge specials include a variety of music programs, from the incomparable showmanship of Prince, to the Doobie Brothers, Daryl Hall and John Oates, the O’Jays, Joe Bonamassa and ABBA. Also this month, we will celebrate the...
  • NASA astronauts

    President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, July 2019

    Dear Viewers and Listeners: In July, PBS celebrates the Summer of Space, observing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. A variety of specials air throughout the month, anchored by the American Experience six-hour miniseries, Chasing the Moon, which tells the...