Tabitha Safdi

Senior Director of Audio and Digital Operations

Tabitha Safdi is the Senior Director of Audio and Digital Operations at South Carolina ETV and the U.S National Coordinator for INPUT. She loves experimenting with new ways to attract audiences by working strategically to cultivate and engage viewers to make a positive impact on their lives. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and her master’s degree from Columbia College. She’s a Riley Fellow of the Diversity Leadership Initiative, is a graduate from Leadership Columbia’s Class of 2017, and is Past President of the Junior Women’s Club of Lake Murray.

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  • INPUT in Taipei

    INPUT in Taipei: Let's Take One for the Road

    The final day of INPUT was definitely one for the memory books. I feel like it's been the longest and the shortest week all at the same time. Holly and I have seen some amazing sights of Taipei, but I think we can both agree that one of the highlights, besides the amazing...
  • Presenting for the U.S.

    INPUT in Taipei: Networking for Diverse Perspectives

    Day Three of the conference was all about connection! After a full plate of contemplative films, Holly and I set forth to network! One of the things that I love about INPUT is that the conference acts as a vibrant meeting ground for media professionals, including directors...
  • INPUT in Taipei: The Power of Cultural Exchange

    INPUT has been such a tremendous experience this year. The people of Taipei have genuinely rolled out the red carpet for INPUT attendees. Exploring the city, indulging in local cuisine, and experiencing the vibrant atmosphere has been both inspiring and eye-opening. I will...
  • INPUT - Day One

    INPUT in Taiwan: Day One

    INPUT is officially in full swing although I'm still getting use to the 12 hour time difference. This year the United States has seven films chosen by international selection and five of this showed today. The discussion around each of the films were absolutely amazing to...
  • Tabitha Safdi and Holly Jackson in Taipei

    INPUT’s Opening Night!

    After a 28 hour trek, Holly and I made it to Taipei! Day One was a success as the people of Taipei and PTS (Taiwan Public Television Service Foundation) rolled out the red carpet for this international audience of public media professionals. The opening ceremony kicked off...
  • Tabitha and Holly at INPUT 2022

    INPUT 2023: Gearing Up for Taipei

    I’ve always said that I have the best job in the world- to be curious!! Well, as I’m working to wrap up things in the office today, I’m contemplating what will unfold over the next week for INPUT 2023. INPUT - The International Public Television Conference - presents some of...