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South Carolina ETV and the University of South Carolina Beaufort's 'By The River' to premiere new season Oct. 1

September 30, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
By The River

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that season three of By The River will premiere on Thursday, October 1 at 8:30 p.m. on SCETV. Achieved in partnership with the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB), the weekly, 30-minute literature-focused...

SCETV and SCPRT produce travel video series

September 29, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Go For It

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) and the Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) collaborated to develop a video series that, not only educates the public about each region of South Carolina, but also adds another dimension to tourism – trying...

South Carolina ETV to premiere hour-long 'Gullah Roots' documentary October 1

September 24, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Gullah Roots

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will be premiering a new hour-long documentary film October 1 entitled Gullah Roots . Following leaders of the South Carolina and Georgia Gullah Geechee community as they experience a homecoming in Sierra Leone, the project will...

South Carolina ETV partnering with The Post and Courier to host, broadcast and stream debates for two races

September 14, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Debates

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) is partnering with The Post and Courier to host and cover debates for two races – the First Congressional District race between Democrat Congressman Joe Cunningham and Republican challenger State Representative Nancy Mace and the...

PBS platforms to offer livestream of South Carolina ETV's complete broadcast lineup

September 11, 2020 - Posted in SCETV
Livestream

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that its complete broadcast lineup – featuring both national and local programming – will be streamed live on the PBS Video App, PBS.org and scetv.org. The PBS Local Livestreaming initiative is yet another step...

South Carolina Public Radio announces schedule updates

September 2, 2020 - Posted in SC Public Radio
SC Public Radio

COLUMBIA, S.C. – SC Public Radio has announced plans to update its schedule. Due to limitations caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, three SC Public Radio programs will be leaving the airwaves in September: “Live from Here” on September 13; “Chamber Music from Spoleto...

South Carolina ETV digital series 'Backroad Bites' to return with new episodes in September

August 27, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Backroad Bites

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the premiere of a new season of its digital series, “Backroad Bites.” Featuring five, three to five-minute episodes, the new season will spotlight five local eateries in South Carolina. Each episode will premiere...

South Carolina ETV Education team to host professional development webinar series Aug. 5-20

August 4, 2020 - Posted in Education
Webinar

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) will host a professional development webinar series for educators, starting Wednesday, Aug. 5 and taking place at 10 a.m. each subsequent Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through Aug. 20. The series aims to offer educators flexible...

South Carolina ETV to launch 'Palmetto Perspectives' series with multi-platform racial injustice program July 8

July 6, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Palmetto Perspectives

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced that it will be launching a new, community engagement-focused series with a one-hour discussion on racial injustice Wednesday, July 8 at 7 p.m. Airing on both SCETV and SC Public Radio, this new series, titled “...

South Carolina ETV to honor 11 women leaders in second year of 'Women Vision SC' initiative

June 18, 2020 - Posted in Education
Women Vision SC honorees

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the return of its “Women Vision SC” initiative, which is recognizing 11 women leaders from across the state in a television program airing July 2 at 8:30 p.m. Made possible in part with support from BlueCross...

South Carolina ETV to launch 'Storytime with SCETV' social media series June 12

June 6, 2020 - Posted in Education
Storytime

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced a new social media series – “Storytime with SCETV.” With new episodes premiering on the @SouthCarolinaETV Facebook page each Monday and Friday at 11 a.m. starting on June 12, the series will feature various South...

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...

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