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South Carolina ETV wins 12 Telly awards

May 28, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
SCETV

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) received a total of 12 Telly awards when the list of winners was released on Wednesday, May 27. The network was honored with two silver trophies and 10 bronze trophies. Now in its 41st year, the Telly Awards annually showcase the...

South Carolina ETV to premiere documentary film exploring history of South Carolina National Guard

May 20, 2020 - Posted in Culture
South Carolina National Guard

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the premiere of “We Have a Story to Tell: 350 Years of the South Carolina National Guard” – a one-hour documentary film exploring the history and impact of the South Carolina National Guard. Debuting this week in...

SC Public Radio to offer Spoleto Festival USA programming as part of ‘Spoleto at Home’ initiative

May 19, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio
Spoleto Festival USA

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SC Public Radio (SCPR) today announced plans to offer Spoleto Festival programming as part of a new “Spoleto at Home” initiative. The network will utilize its “Sonatas & Soundscapes” program, as well as its “Spoleto Backstage” podcast to bring past...

SC Public Radio reporter recognized with prestigious award

May 13, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio
Scott Morgan

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SC Public Radio (SCPR) Reporter Scott Morgan has received the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for his story on Doug O’Neal, a South Carolina man who wrongfully served 24 years in prison for murder. Titled “...

South Carolina teacher selected for PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program

May 5, 2020 - Posted in Education
Warren Wise

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that Richland School District Two’s Warren Wise has been selected for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. All 18 of the Digital Innovator All-Stars were selected from a cohort of extraordinary educators who...

South Carolina ETV to explore use of datacasting technology in education

April 29, 2020 - Posted in Education
Datacasting

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that it is partnering with the S.C. Department of Education (SCDE) and SpectraRep to explore leveraging datacasting technology to support students without access to broadband. With schools closed and distance...

South Carolina ETV reimagines mission-driven partnership with the S.C. Department of Education in response to COVID-19

March 19, 2020 - Posted in Education
SCETV/SCDE Partnership

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced a plan in partnership with the S.C. Department of Education (SCDE) to broadcast streamlined, curriculum-based programming for the state’s pre-K through 12th grade students in response to mandatory school closures...

South Carolina ETV announces restructuring of television News division

March 12, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
South Carolina State House

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced plans to restructure its television News division. In an effort to further elevate its status as a statewide resource for news, the network has promoted Aimee Crouch to director of News and has transitioned Tom...

South Carolina ETV to air documentary depicting success stories of democratic political reform

February 12, 2020 - Posted in SCETV by Jeremy Cauthen
The Democracy Rebellion

On March 19 at 10 p.m., South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will air " The Democracy Rebellion: A Reporter's Notebook with Hedrick Smith ." In the one-hour film, Smith, a veteran, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, travels the country looking for positive stories of democratic...

South Carolina ETV now streaming live on YouTube TV

February 5, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
YouTube TV

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that it is now streaming live on YouTube TV. Dedicated live channels for SCETV and PBS Kids, as well as on-demand programming, are now available to YouTube TV subscribers. YouTube TV represents SCETV’s first...

South Carolina ETV announces coverage plans for 2020 State of the State address

January 21, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
State of the State

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and South Carolina Public Radio (SC Public Radio) today announced coverage plans for Governor Henry McMaster’s 2020 State of the State address, as well as the subsequent Democratic message. On Wednesday, January 22, SCETV will...

South Carolina ETV, ETV Endowment awarded $296,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities

January 15, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Reconstruction 360

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and the ETV Endowment of South Carolina have received a $296,257 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support its “Reconstruction 360” project. The project includes the development of an immersive website...

South Carolina ETV announces promotions for radio leadership

November 25, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio
SC Public Radio

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced promotions for the leadership of its radio network – South Carolina Public Radio (SC Public Radio). Sean Birch has been named director of programming and operations, and John Gasque is now the network’s news...

South Carolina ETV gives inside look at Allendale corrections facility in new documentary

November 7, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Character in Custody

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “Character in Custody” – a new, one-hour documentary film produced by South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) – is set to premiere on the network Thursday, November 21 at 8:30 p.m. Produced by Holly Bounds Jackson, director of Operations at ETV...

South Carolina ETV to host live taping event for 'South Carolina Lede'

November 5, 2019 - Posted in News by Jeremy Cauthen
SC Lede

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced a live taping event for an upcoming episode of the network’s news and public affairs podcast, “South Carolina Lede.” On Thursday, November 14 at 6 p.m., the podcast will tape live from Growler Haus at 113 N. Church...

South Carolina ETV and EdVenture partner to host premiere event for 'Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum' November 7

October 30, 2019 - Posted in Education
Xavier Riddle

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the network is partnering with EdVenture Children’s Museum to host a series of activities on November 7 in conjunction with the upcoming premiere of the new PBS Kids series, “Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum.”...

South Carolina Public Radio wins five first-place awards

October 28, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio
SC Public Radio awards

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Public Radio (SCPR) this weekend received five first-place awards – four from the Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas (RTDNAC) and one from the Associated Press (AP). Those two organizations hosted a joint convention...

South Carolina ETV to host free "Meet the Helpers" Community Engagement Fair October 26

October 23, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Meet the Helpers

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) will host a “Meet the Helpers” Community Engagement Fair Saturday, October 26, from 11a.m. – 2 p.m. at the agency’s Telecommunications Center, located at 1041 George Rogers Blvd. in Columbia, S.C. The event is...

South Carolina ETV announces changes to staff structure

October 21, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Adrienne Fairwell

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced a slight restructuring and the creation of two new positions – assistant general manager and director of Digital Strategies. Adrienne Fairwell, who previously served as the agency’s vice president of Marketing,...

South Carolina ETV, Riley Institute announce expanded partnership

October 17, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Furman Partnership

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and the Riley Institute at Furman University today announced an expanded partnership that will leverage the resources of both entities to produce in-depth stories on public education, civic leadership and conversations with state...

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