Kaitlyn Cannon

ETV Carolinas
Kaitlyn Cannon on camera

Kaitlyn Cannon graduated with a degree in Telecommunications from Penn State University. After completing several video and editing internships during her schooling, she discovered her passion for television and storytelling. She has been at SCETV since 2016: producing, directing, and editing public affairs content for the regional area of Rock Hill, South Carolina. She is also a PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab Mentor. She mentors schools on the technical and creative aspects of pre-production, production, and post-production. 

Stories

By Kaitlyn Cannon

June 18, 2020

Prior Juneteenth Rock Hill celebration
Juneteenth celebrates the day that Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas and informed the inhabitants there about the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed all slaves. This was two and a half years after the proclamation was officially signed by President Lincoln...

By Kaitlyn Cannon

May 26, 2020

K Bar Soap
K Bar Soap Co. is a veteran-owned soap company based in Clover , South Carolina. Owner Chris McKinney makes "natural soap for manly men" and explains that one day, the idea for creating his brand just "clicked." He says, "Every time I'd go into a store, I'd see these handmade soaps that always...

By Kaitlyn Cannon

May 8, 2020

Program in Greenville, SC
Disclaimer: Proper PPE regulations have evolved over time. All footage reflects proper adherence to PPE guidelines as they existed at the time of filming. "We are operating the National School Lunch and Breakfast program in the State of South Carolina, which is a program administered by the United...

By Kaitlyn Cannon

April 27, 2020

Charlotte locals creating face shields
It all started with Katie, a Charlotte Latin high school student. On March 17, Katie's father, a doctor, complained about a shortage of face masks at his hospital. Katie then reached out to Tom Dubick, the Engineering Educator at Charlotte Latin, to see if it was possible for them to create...

By Kaitlyn Cannon

March 31, 2020

Domestic Violence stock image
While many people are fortunate enough to think of home as a safe place, that is often not the case for victims of abuse. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. residents are being instructed to stay home in order to stop the virus from spreading. Abuse victims, now being forced to stay at home with...

By Kaitlyn Cannon

March 25, 2020

Baker Farm in Rock Hill, SC
COVID-19 concerns are causing small businesses to undergo a significant financial burden. It is therefore more important now, than ever, to shop local and support the community. Made Here is a digital series that explores small business in South Carolina and surrounding areas. Below is a list of...

By Kaitlyn Cannon

March 23, 2020

Miracle Park plans in Rock Hill, SC
Miracle Park in Rock Hill, South Carolina, is being created so that people with all abilities can have access to recreation equipment and participate in sports. It will also create employment opportunities for people with disabilities and special needs. Josh Myers, a Special Olympics Weightlifter...

By Kaitlyn Cannon

March 23, 2020

American Red Cross in Rock Hill, SC
Due to COVID-19 concerns, blood drive hosts (workplaces, schools, and churches) are being forced to close their doors. American Red Cross Communications Manager, Maya Franklin, explains that as a result of that, "We've seen a lot of blood drives cancel. Actually, thousands of blood drives across...

By Kaitlyn Cannon

March 19, 2020

Realty in Rock Hill
Due to stock market uncertainty caused by COVID-19, the Federal Reserve reduced interest rates, causing mortgage rates to dip slightly. Speaking to both Margaret Robinson, a mortgage banker with Atlantic Bay Mortgage, and John "Jay" Rinehart, the owner of Rinehart Realty, we discover how this has...

By Kaitlyn Cannon

January 17, 2020

Crystals at Cosmosis Stones
Cosmosis Stones is a Charlotte-based jewelry company. Owner Brianna Daniels uses both copper and crystals when making her jewelry. Of choosing her materials, she says, "Through the practice of meditatively wrapping crystals, I got a better understanding of the function of copper and some of its...

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