Tabitha Safdi

Director of Digital Strategies
Tabitha Safdi

Tabitha Safdi is the Director of Digital Strategies at South Carolina ETV. She found her passion for storytelling in the 14 years spent at ETV in creating content from concept to completion. With the limitlessness of digital, 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. You can find her on Twitter at @TabTV.

 

Stories

By Tabitha Safdi

January 16, 2020

Benjamin Elijah Mays
Benjamin Mays (1894-1984) was a minister, educator, scholar and social activist. He was known as the "Father of the Civil Rights Movement." Mays was born the youngest in his family and his parents were both former slaves. He grew up in Epworth, South Carolina, just a few miles from Greenwood in a...

By Tabitha Safdi

December 17, 2019

Happy Holidays 2019
Happy Holidays from South Carolina ETV! 2019 was a big year for SCETV. In this holiday message, we take a look back at the full year! 'Twas the night before New Years and all through the station, producers were brainstorming all about education. The engineers hung the transmitters with care, In...

By Tabitha Safdi

December 13, 2019

Backroad Bites- Boykin
The tiny town of Boykin has a huge heart for history and tradition. On this episode of Backroad Bites, we head over to Boykin Company Grille to learn about what makes this area of the state so sweet. #SCETVDigital Watch every episode of Backroad Bites on South Carolina ETV's Facebook page ! #...

By Tabitha Safdi

November 15, 2019

The River's Edge
The town of Cheraw has a few claims to fame and one of them involves river boats. That’s the icon for local restaurant The River’s Edge . On this episode of "Backroad Bites," we learn why this local mecca has become a worldwide treasure. Watch more Backroad Bites every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. on...

By Tabitha Safdi

November 14, 2019

Charlenes Homecooking
Located in Moore, Charlene’s Home Cooking is all about cooking from the heart. On this episode of Backroad Bites, we go into Charlene’s kitchen to learn how grandma used to cook. And we can promise it left us feeling a little nostalgic. #SCETVDigital

By Tabitha Safdi

October 29, 2019

Boats N Hoagies
For the folks in McClellanville, 843 is more than an area code. On this edition of Backroad Bites we travelled down 402 to Highway 17 and took an leisurely drive through a the village. We stopped by Boats N Hoagies to learn about what makes this coastal oasis so special! Watch more Backroad Bites...

By Tabitha Safdi

October 29, 2019

Doctor having a tele-consult
South Carolina ETV and the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance are working together to assess, explore, and share the available telehealth resources in South Carolina. Every day, doctors, patients, and researchers are using telehealth to provide care throughout the state. Seeking to meet the needs...

By Tabitha Safdi

October 18, 2019

Kitchen 27 for Backroad Bites
There’s nothing quite as secret as a family recipe. And family recipes (with an international flair) are what make Kitchen 27 so unique. On this episode of Backroad Bites, we travel down Highway 27 to Pingletown to learn about what makes southern food so delicious. #SCETVDigital Watch more Backroad...

By Tabitha Safdi

October 16, 2019

Smart Cat at the State Fair
This year was the 150th Anniversary for the 2019 South Carolina State Fair and South Carolina ETV was on the fairgrounds to help celebrate. Popular characters like Smart Cat, Word Girl, and Clifford ushered in the high fives at the state fair this week. SCETV was represented by four booths -- ETV,...

By Tabitha Safdi

October 16, 2019

Backroad Bites
Talk about tradition! Boots and Sonny’s is a third and fourth generation restaurant serving up their famous family chili recipe. On this episode of Backroad Bites, we take a ride to learn more about Landrum and this southern tradition. #SCETVDigital Watch more Backroad Bites every Thursday at 1:00...

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