Karen Hermann

Education Multimedia Producer

Karen loves telling stories and meeting new people, and gets to do both as producer of ETV’s education program Carolina Classrooms. She travels the state with ETV’s award-winning videographers, visiting schools and talking with educators, parents, and students.

Karen’s first job in TV was at WHAM in Rochester, NY, operating studio cameras, editing, creating graphics, and directing number-one rated live local newscasts and specials. She escaped the ice and snow and moved to South Carolina in 2007. She has created still and motion graphics for ETV productions such as Festival, The Governor’s Carolighting, and The African American History Calendar. She also works with an instructional designer to create videos and graphics for online training courses for local state agencies and first responders.

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    Carolina Classrooms April 2024: Student Journalism

    Tune in this April as Carolina Classrooms takes an updated look at student journalism in South Carolina schools. Join us for an all-new episode of Carolina Classrooms! This episode will feature student-created content from schools in Aiken, Charleston, Columbia, and more...
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    Carolina Classrooms March 2024: Accessibility

    Tune in this March as Carolina Classrooms explores accessibility in South Carolina schools. This episode will examine the physical and digital tools used by educators to ensure learning opportunities are accessible to all students. Show segments will include information on...
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    Carolina Classrooms: Civics Quiz

    High school students in South Carolina are required to take a course in U.S. Government before they graduate. As a part of this class, they answer questions from the civics portion of the U.S. Naturalization test. We took these questions from the 2008 practice test. If you...
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    Carolina Classrooms Feb 2024: Civics

    We’re heading into another presidential election year and many students will be voting for the first time as they turn 18. Join us for an all-new episode of Carolina Classrooms on civics! Show segments will include information on how and when to register to vote, how to...
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    Carolina Classrooms January 2024

    We're going on a field trip! Do you remember your favorite school field trip? Our January episode of Carolina Classrooms will showcase some of South Carolina's favorite field trip destinations, from Roper Mountain in Greenville to the SC State Museum in Columbia, to Pearl...
  • The Business of Hip-Hop

    2023 marks the fiftieth anniversary of hip-hop. The genre of music and the culture surrounding it have grown, creating new employment opportunities. Hip-hop recording artist FatRat Da Czar says students can look for creative work in expanding related businesses, like talent...