Desireé Cheeks

Brand Development Manager

Desireé Cheeks is the Brand Development Manager of Communications. She also hosts and provides narration for the digital series What's Wild.

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    Engaging in discussions around suicide prevention

    With South Carolina ranking 24th in the U.S. for deaths by suicide and being the second leading cause of death for those age 10-14, there is a clear need to engage in discussions around suicide prevention. In February 2022, Twin Cities PBS (TPT) awarded a total of $165,000...
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    SCETV addresses youth suicide

    Please join South Carolina ETV and NAMI Mid-Carolina in a community listening session regarding youth suicide on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. South Carolina Educational Television and Pubic Radio (SCETV) has recently been granted funding to participate in the Race...
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    "Reel South" nominated for IDA Award

    The International Documentary Association (IDA) has released the 2017 award nominees for the 33rd annual IDA Documentary Awards. The prestigious awards are selected by the IDA every year to honor the year’s best in documentary filmmaking. This year, South Carolina ETV and...
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    SCETV Producer Betsy Newman Honored

    Betsy Newman, an award-winning documentary and web content producer at SCETV, has been awarded the Governor’s Award in the Humanities today, presented by SC Humanities. The award recognizes outstanding achievments in humanities research, helping South Carolinian communities...