ETV Carolinas

BMX Media Showdown

June 28, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Novant Health Supercross Track

The sun beat down on the Novant Health BMX Supercross Track in Rock Hill, South Carolina, as media professionals from the area congregated at the registration booth. After they registered with The City of Rock Hill , they received one-day USA BMX licenses, got fitted for a...

PBS NewsHour Selects Greenville Students as Reporting Labs Fellows

May 16, 2017 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School

South Carolina ETV and the PBS NewsHour are extremely excited to announce that Greenville students Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School have been selected as Student Reporting Labs Fellows and will attend NewsHour’s annual academy this...

Chester County Farm Raises All-Natural Products

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
Thames Farm in Fort Lawn, SC.

“I love meeting people of the community and having them come back and tell me, ‘I loved your pork chops, I love your sausages…we get so satisfied when we eat it, your chicken seems to go further than what I get from the grocery store…I love your eggs, my cakes are better.’...

Clemson Engineering Students Improve Healthcare-Related Companies

May 1, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
Clemson Students with Shea Tolbert, General Family and Cosmetic Dentist at Family Dental Health.

Each year, students in the Industrial Engineering program at Clemson University complete senior projects. These projects culminate their four years at the university and allow them to use their education to benefit businesses in the area. This year, a few students had the...

Come See Me Festival 2017

April 28, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Arts and Craft Project at Come See Me

The Come See Me Festival in Rock Hill, South Carolina, has been around for more than 50 years. It is described as the annual “salute to spring,” with nearly 80 events and activities. The festival consists of music concerts, tailgates, a Barbecue Cook-off, tours, car shows,...

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs | Interview with Artificial Intelligence Expert

April 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Legacy Charter Students Interviewing Artificial Intelligence Expert

What is artificial intelligence? That is a question that high school students from Greenville, South Carolina wanted to find out the answer to. Inspired by a prompt provided by PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, they began their research. They read books and conducted...

ETV Carolinas Hosts Science Bowl

March 15, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Pictures from 2017 Science Bowl

The sound of buzzers fills ETV Carolinas’ Studio. Elementary school children anxiously chat amongst themselves, trying to decide on a correct answer, before having their team captain say it out loud. This is because, as Science Instructional Specialist of Rock Hill Schools...

Great Falls High School Tours ETV Carolinas' Facility

February 24, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Great Falls HS students with Craig Ness.

This February, eager Journalism students from Great Falls High School in Chester County walked through the doors of WNSC in Rock Hill, South Carolina. With an enthusiastic attitude, they began their tour of the South Carolina ETV regional facility. The main event of the...

Segregated Marine Says, "You can't get enough education"

February 20, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
B.S Plair at Hermon Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.

B.S. Plair of Rock Hill, South Carolina, served for the Montford Point Marines in 1945, until he was honorably discharged in 1946. The Montford Point Marines were based in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina , and were the first African American Marines to serve in the military,...

South Carolinian Helps Preserve Southern History by Giving Walking Tours

February 16, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
Robert Ryals, owner of Walkin' Talkin' Tours

Fort Mill resident Robert Ryals has devoted his life to living history. He is a ‘story-teller of facts’ and tour guide for Walkin’ Talkin’ Tours , which he co-owns with his wife. Of his career path he says, “If you’re pursuing your passion, you never have to work a day in...

Behind the Scenes with Walkin' Talkin' Tours

February 10, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
Robert Ryals in Camden, South Carolina.

It is a brisk day in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, as Robert Ryals adds the finishing touches to his Revolutionary War Continental Soldier ensemble. He slings his Continental Soldier cartridge box over his shoulder, adjusts his microphone, and he is ready to begin...

PBS Student Reporting Labs Recognized Nationally

February 9, 2017 - Posted in ETV Regionals by K. Cannon
#NewAmericans Series

To examine the experiences of immigrants in the U.S., Student Reporting Labs asked students to find stories in their own community that reflect the diversity that makes this country great. This created the #NewAmericans series, which focuses on the stories of immigration,...

Freedom Walkway Honors South Carolina Civil Rights Heroes

February 6, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
Freedom Walkway in Rock Hill, SC.

In 1961, African American students from Friendship Junior College in Rock Hill, South Carolina, walked a mile to stage a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter. Their unconventional mission was to be put in jail and refuse to pay or accept bail to place a financial burden on...

Friendship 9 Member Discusses the Civil Rights Movement

February 1, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
David Williamson Jr. at The Freedom Walkway in Rock Hill, SC

The Friendship 9 consisted of students from Friendship Junior College . These students are best known for their historic one-mile walk from Friendship Junior College to McCrory’s Variety Store on January 31, 1961. They walked into the front door of McCrory’s expecting...

Behind The Scenes with the Freedom Walkway Artists

February 1, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by K. Cannon
Freedom Walkway in Rock Hill, SC.

On January 31, 1961, civil rights history was made in South Carolina. African American students from Friendship Junior College walked a mile to stage a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter on Main Street in Rock Hill, South Carolina. On that day, they had a mission. Their...

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