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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  • Students on a field trip to a science museum

    Carolina Classrooms: We’re going on a field trip! 

    Join us on January 20, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. for an all-new episode of Carolina Classrooms! Hosted by Laura Ybarra, this show will focus on virtual and in-person field trip options in South Carolina. From Roper Mountain in Greenville to the SC State Museum in Columbia, to Pearl...
  • Laura Ybarra, new host for Carolina Classrooms

    Carolina Classrooms - October 21 at 7:30 p.m.

    Join us Thursday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m. for an all-new Carolina Classrooms! Hosted by Laura Ybarra, this episode will explore current trends in education technology. The Darlington County Virtual Academy provides an online learning option for students. It relies heavily on...
  • Who was your favorite teacher?

    Who was your favorite teacher? Who inspired you? Andrae Walker, a 7th grade social studies teacher in the Allendale County School District, remembers Ms. Baxter and the other educators who have had an influence on his life.
  • Work-life balance for educators is difficult to find

    It has been an exhausting year for teachers. Educators already pressed for time during the school day took on more work as they shifted between online and in-person teaching, sometimes doing both at the same time. Tywanda Williams, a first-grade teacher at L.W. Conder...
  • Public educators keep their focus on their students

    Public educators work hard every day to support their students. It can be a stressful job. 2022 Honor Roll teacher Dani Stroud, lead science teacher at Gilbert High School in Lexington County School District One, says keeping the focus on educating and caring for “the whole...
  • Carolina Classrooms: Celebrating Teachers!

    An all-new episode of Carolina Classrooms, hosted by 2018 National Principal of the Year, Dr. Akil Ross, aired Thursday, May 27 at 7 p.m. On this episode we are celebrating educators! Teachers have had a busy and stressful year, instructing students in the classroom and...