David Dinkins

Digital Intern, Fall 2023

David Dinkins interned with ETV Digital during Fall 2023.  He's passionate about creating captivating content and bringing stories to life though his work. With a talent for storytelling and video editing, he's also an advocate for making positive impacts in his community. David produced Season 5 of Carolina Snaps which highlights southern food, black history, women history and the history of military installations in South Carolina. 

A mass communications major, David served as the president of Morris College for the 2023-2024 school year. 

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David Dinkins

Stories

  • Fort Jackson | Carolina Snaps

    Did you know Fort Jackson Department of Defense announced they would close in 1949? Fort Jackson was established in 1917 and named Camp Jackson after President Andrew Jackson. Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837. The Cold War and...
  • Shaw Air Force Base | Carolina Snaps

    Shaw Air Force Base is the home of the 9th Air Force Headquarters and the 20th Fighter Wing, which is the largest combat F-16 fighting wing. Shaw Air Force Base was named after U.S. pilot, 1st Lt. Ervin David Shaw. While returning from a reconnaissance mission in France...
  • Susan Pringle Frost | Carolina Snaps

    Susan Pringle Frost, a Charleston native and suffragette, founded the Preservation Society of Charleston in 1920 to save the city's historic buildings after learning the Manigault House was to become a gas station. She pioneered the pastel-colored restoration of Rainbow Row...
  • Dawn Corley | Carolina Snaps

    Dawn Corley, known as the "Charleston Silver Lady," is a renowned silver expert who has lectured internationally and been featured in magazines and TV shows for her knowledge of antique jewelry. Her private silver collection has been exhibited in museums. She formerly taught...
  • Anne Austin Young | Carolina Snaps

    Dr. Anne Austin Young, one of South Carolina's first female physicians, pioneered women's healthcare from 1915 to 1978. She worked as a surgeon, obstetrician-gynecologist and psychiatrist. After finishing medical school at the top of her class, she passed the state medical...
  • Marian Wright Edelman | Carolina Snaps

    Marian Wright Edelman has dedicated her life to advancing civil rights and children’s rights. Born in South Carolina in 1939, she was inspired by her father to pursue education despite adversity. After becoming the first African American woman admitted to the Mississippi Bar...