South Carolina Lede

Latest Episodes

Murdaugh, She Wrote

January 24, 2023 — A breakdown of details in the Alex Murdaugh case as the trial gets underway this week; comments from S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson on a new troubling human trafficking taskforce...

Raucous Caucus

January 21, 2023 — A recap of what's moving in the state legislature this week; a look at tensions between SC House Republicans and the House Freedom Caucus; the latest on 2024 presidential campaigns...

The Abortion Debate Continues

January 17, 2023 — We take a deeper look at the South Carolina Supreme Court's decision to invalidate the state's six-week abortion ban law and what the steps forward on the issue look like this...

Third Time's The Charm

January 14, 2023 — A recap of Gov. Henry McMaster's inauguration for his third and final term; SC House Speaker Murrell Smith (R-Sumter) on his priorities for the legislative session; how Republican...

South Carolina Lede

South Carolina Lede is a podcast about the people, issues, and events shaping the Palmetto State. Join host Gavin Jackson and reporters from across the state each week for in-depth discussions of the biggest news affecting you, your family, and your fellow South Carolinians – from state politics and legislative happenings inside the state house to the ongoing effects of the pandemic and more. It’s the factual and timely information you need, with a dash of irreverent fun to keep it all interesting.

DNC DNC Revolution

February 7, 2023 — Further analysis of the expected presidential campaign…

Nikki Haley? Oh, She's Runnin'

February 4, 2023 — A look at former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's planned…

Trump Train Pulls Into SC

January 31, 2023 — Remarks from former President Donald Trump during his first…